Jamie McMurray confirmed that he has signed a contact extension with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 1 Chevy in 2013.
Chris Heroy will join Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as crew chief for the No. 42 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Juan Pablo Montoya in 2012.
Two crew members for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing were arrested during a drug bust in Huntersville, N.C.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing announced that Jim Pohlman will take over crew chief duties for the team’s No. 42 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Juan Montoya. No word on what will happen to Brian Pattie, Montoya’s crew chief before the change was announced.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing will continue its relationship with General Motors and Earnhardt Childress Racing Technologies by continuing to field Chevys for the team’s Sprint Cup operations.
In retrospect, letting Jamie McMurray go was a mistake for Jack Roush. But, given the circumstances at the time, Roush shouldn’t be kicking himself over it.
Jamie McMurray used a two-tire gamble to become only the third driver to win the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400 in the same season, joining Dale Jarrett and Jimmie Johnson. The win also gave team owner Chip Ganassi victories in the Daytona 500, the Indy 500, and the Brickyard 400 in the same year.
Chip Ganassi said that he is not planning on merging his team with Joe Gibbs Racing, despite recent rumors. He said that he plans to fill the seat of Earnhardt Ganssi Racing’s No. 1 after Martin Truex Jr leaves at the end of the season.
Activision has announced that it will sponsor Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 8 driven by Aric Almirola, and No. 1 driven by Martin Truex Jr. for an undisclosed number of Sprint Cup races in 2009. Activision will be primary sponsor on Aric Almirola’s No. 8 car for the Daytona 500. The paint scheme will feature the [...]
Ever since his somewhat suprising release from Petty Enterprises’ No. 43 car, 2000 Sprint Cup champion Bobby Labonte’s name has been linked to the newly formed Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, a marriage between Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Chip Ganassi Racing. And, this could be a perfect match. Even before Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s highly publicized departure from [...]