Cessna Aircraft Company will sponsor Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Sprint Cup Chevy driven by Jamie McMurray for ten races in 2013, the team announced. Cessna’s agreement is with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, and will allow the small aircraft maker to sponsor Ganassi cars across all three series in which the team competes: the Sprint [...]
Front Row Motorsports has hired veteran crew chief Frank Kerr to serve as crew chief for David Gilliland and the No. 38 Sprint Cup Ford Fusion, and Steven Lane to serve as crew chief for Josh Wise and the No. 26 team. Kerr joined the team after serving as crew chief for JTG Daugherty Racing’s [...]
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 [...]
Bass Pro Shops has reached a deal with Stewart Haas Racing to sponsor the team’s No. 14 Chevy driven by team co-owner Tony Stewart in 2013.
Jamie McMurray confirmed that he has signed a contact extension with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing to drive the No. 1 Chevy in 2013.
David Reutimann has signed on to drive a Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevy in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012. At this point, he is not expected to replace Dave Blaney.
FoxSports.com is reporting that former president and general manager of Richard Petty Motorsports, Max Jones will join Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as team manager. Jones also served as general manager at Roush Fenway Racing prior to joining RPM.
Chris Heroy will join Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as crew chief for the No. 42 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Juan Pablo Montoya in 2012.
Clint Bowyer is expected to sign a multi-year deal to drive for Michael Waltrip Racing next season. Five Hour Energy will sponsor him.
Contract negotiations between Richard Childress Racing and Clint Bowyer have reached an impasse that will result in the driver leaving the team at season’s end.