On the same day that Crown Royal announced that they will leave Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 17 Sprint Cup team and driver Matt Kenseth, Affliction Clothing announced that they will add two more races of primary sponsorship this season
SB Nation is reporting that Crown Royal will end its sponsorship of the Roush Fenway Racing No. 17 Sprint Cup Ford Fusion and driver Matt Kenseth at the end of the 2011 season. The whiskey brand will still sponsor the spring Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, but will not sponsor a Cup team.
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.
Crown Royal extends its sponsorship of Roush Fenway Racing and driver Matt Kenseth. Crown Royal will now sponsor Kenseth’s No. 17 for 35 of 38 races, including the Bud Shootout and the All Star Race. Originally, Crown Royal was set to sponsor about half the season.
Jayski is reporting that Crown Royal is expected to be announced as sponsor of Matt Kenseth next year, replacing DeWalt. That would explain why Jamie McMurray has been given permission to talk to other teams.
Kyle Busch took the lead from Jeff Gordon with about 30 laps to go, and drove away from the field to win the Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The victory is his third victory of the Sprint Cup season. Top 5: Busch, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, Ryan Newman, and [...]
ESPN is reporting that Jamie McMurray said that he would be with Roush Fenway Racing next season with Crown Royal as a sponsor after his qualifying lap at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. McMurray has been involved in several rumors including being headed to the fourth Richard Childress Racing team, sponsored by General Mills, or heading to [...]