JR Motorsports announced that five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson will drive the team’s No. 5 Great Clips Chevy in the Nationwide Series’ Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. This will be Johnson’s first Nationwide Series race since 2011. Johnson said: I appreciate Junior letting me run one of his cars. My goal […]
Hendrick Motorsports is still seeking sponsorship for the No. 88 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr for 2013. According to team owner Rick Hendrick, the No. 88 has 13 unsponsored races in 2013. But, the team is not worried, as they don’t think it will be too hard to find sponsorship for NASCAR’s […]
Dale Earnhardt Jr will join Richard Petty in a new radio, television, and digital campaign for Goody’s Powder. The two will also make personal appearances together. Dale Jr said: Richard Petty is a role model for me and every other driver in NASCAR. I am honored to be working with him and thankful Goody’s brought […]
JR Motorsports announced that Kasey Kahne will drive the No. 5 Great Clips Chevy for several races in the Nationwide Series in 2013.
Furniture Row Racing will hire, train, and manage its own pit crew for its No. 78 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Kurt Busch. Up to this point, FRR’s crew came from other teams — most recently Stewart Haas Racing. Veteran Mike “Tiny” Houston has been hired as pit crew coach. He will oversee the development […]
Swan Racing is set to debut next Sprint Cup Series season with David Stremme behind the wheel. Brandon Davis, CEO of Swan Energy Inc., an independent oil and gas company, purchased the assets of Inception Racing and renamed the team Swan Racing. Davis is also a dirt-modified driver in the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS). He […]
JR Motorsports has named Greg Ives as crew chief for Regan Smith and the No. 5 JRM Nationwide Series Chevy.
Dale Earnhardt Jr will sit out of the next two Sprint Cup races after sustaining a concussion in the last lap pileup at Talladega Superspeedway.
JR Motorsports announced that veteran crew chief and team co-owner Tony Eury Jr has been let go as crew chief for the team’s No. 7 Nationwide Series team and driver Danica Patrick.
Diet Mountain Dew will cut back its sponsorship of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr next season. Mountain Dew sponsored the team for 16 races in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series season, and another Pepsi product, Amp, sponsored the team for four races. National Guard sponsored the team for 18 […]