Shortly after winning the pole for the Camping World 400 presented by Coleman from Kansas Speedway, Juan Pablo Montoya’s time was disallowed because the nitrogren gas pressure in his rear shock absorbers exceeded the 75 pounds per square inch allowed under NASCAR rules. As a result, Montoya will start 42nd and Jimmie Johnson, the second [...]
AJ Allmendinger may be headed to Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 41 Dodge being vacated by Reed Sorenson next season. Red Bull Racing is said to be enamoured with Scott Speed and wants to get him into the Sprint Cup series as soon as possible. If Allmendinger were to move over to CGR, Mike Skinner could [...]
Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced that it has dropped its suit with Robby Gordon Motorsports over a failed attempt to merge. GEM sued RGM claiming that the team violated the terms of an agreement that would have sold the RGM Sprint Cup team to GEM for $24 million. Under the terms of the resolution, the lawsuit [...]
Chip Ganassi Racing is said to be looking to merge with another team to stay in NASCAR. The team shut down the Dario Franchitti’s No. 40 team, laying off 71 employees in the process. The team is also losing Reed Sorenson next season to Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Michael Waltrip Racing, which has already lost UPS [...]
The Nationwide Series Car Of Tomorrow made its debut on Monday at a test at Richmond International Raceway, and thus far, the driver response has been positive. Carl Edwards told ESPN: I hadn’t seen the car all finished and sitting on the ground. It’s good. It drives really well. It feels a lot like the car we’re [...]
Penske Racing has named David Stremme driver of the team’s No. 12 Alltel Dodge for the 2009 Sprint Cup season. Stremme, who drives for Rusty Wallace Inc. in the Nationwide series, replaced Sterling Marlin at Chip Ganassi Racing in the No. 40 Coors Light Dodge. After two seasons, Stremme was released from CGR due to [...]
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced that Dario Franchitti will drive the team’s No. 10 Target Dallara Honda in the IndyCar Series next year. The former IndyCar champion and Indy 500 winner will become a teammate to Scott Dixon in the Indy Racing League.
Gillett Evernham Motorsports has announced that Reed Sorenson has signed a multi-year contract to drive for the team next season.
Rumors are beginning to circulate that driver of Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 41 Sprint Cup entry, Reed Sorenson, may be headed to Gillett Evernham Motorsports next season. Rumors have Sorenson either driving a fourth car fielded by the team, or possibly replacing Patrick Carpentier in the No. 10 entry. While Sorenson was evasive in response [...]
Following the Nationwide series’ Carfax 250 from Michigan International Raceway, NASCAR put 10 cars on the chassis dyno to check horsepower. After confiscating nine Nationwide cars earlier in the season and checking their horsepower, NASCAR discovered that some Toyotas had as much as three percent more horsepower than the other makes. As a result, NASCAR issued [...]