Martin Truex Jr. drove his Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, Bass Pro Shops No. 1 Chevrolet to the pole for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 with a lap of 188.001 mph. Mark Martin, driving the No. 5 Kelloggs Chevy of Hendrick Motorsports, will start outside row one in second position with a speed of 187.817 mph. While the […]
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 […]
Penske Racing has purchased the No. 22 from Bill Davis Racing, making Bill Davis a minority owner in Penske Racing. While Penske will consider using the No. 22 in the future to align with the Nos. 2 and 12, the team will move the points over to the No. 77, and driver Sam Hornish Jr., […]
John Andretti is expected to be named as the driver of the fourth Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevy at the Daytona 500. No word on the car number or the sponsor. Andretti will join EGR drivers, Martin Truex Jr., Juan Pablo Montoya, and Aric Almirola. Andretti, who has one victory at the track, and is a […]
Terry Labonte will attempt to make this year’s Daytona 500 in a Toyota Camry fielded by newly formed Prism Motorsports, which is co-owned by former Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series driver Phil Parson. The No. 66 entry will be sponsored by Window World for the 500, and the company is looking at sponsoring […]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that it will field a Sprint Cup Series team that will compete full time in 2009. The team is currently preparing Toyotas for the upcoming Daytona 500.
Robby Gordon Motorsports has announced that beginning in 2009, the team will switch from Dodge to Toyota. Gordon and Toyota began their relationship in 1989, when Gordon won a championship driving a Toyota grand national truck.
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 […]