Penske Racing’s decision to “mutually” part ways with tumultuous driver Kurt Busch proves that sponsorship dollars drive NASCAR.
Kurt Busch is reportedly out at Penske Racing, according FoxSports.com, citing multiple reports, including a story in the Charlotte Observer. Busch will be replaced in the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Dodge next season following a season of high profile outbursts and meltdowns.
Mark Martin to replace David Reutimann in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 00 Sprint Cup Toyota In 2012. He is likely to run 30 races next season.
NASCAR has penalized three Sprint Cup Series teams for infractions found during opening day inspection at Talladega Superspeedway: Michael Waltrip Racing’s Nos. 00 and 56, and JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 47.
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Kyle Busch held off David Reutimann and Jimmie Johnson to win the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, his third Sprint Cup victory of the season.
David Reutimann will drive a third Rusty Wallace Racing Toyota in this weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Reutimann will drive the No. 64 Flatout Flatbread Camry in the Nashville 300. The No. 64 Camry will appear in select races for the remainder of the Nationwide Series season, with Reutimann, David Stremme, and Jason [...]
Kyle Busch held off David Reutimann and Jamie McMurray to win the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. With the win, Busch made NASCAR history, becoming the first driver to sweep three NASCAR national touring events at the same track in the same race weekend.
Michael Waltrip Racing announced that it has signed David Reutimann to a contact extension, locking the driver up through the 2012 Sprint Cup Series season.
David Reutimann drove to his second career Sprint Cup victory in the LifeLock.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Reutimann’s first career victory came in a rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600, leading some naysayers to question whether he earned it. But this time, no one could question his victory; he led three times for a total of 52 laps, including the final 32.