Two crew members for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing were arrested during a drug bust in Huntersville, N.C.
Juan Pablo Montoya told the Sporting News that he will return to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing next season, saying that only minor details remain in finalizing the deal. Montoya said: I think it’s pretty much done—it’s all agreed and everything. … Just little bits and pieces. I’d say a couple weeks, max.
A handful of Sprint Cup teams have made crew chief changes in hopes of making a sprint to the Chase. But, are more changes on the way?
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing announced that Jim Pohlman will take over crew chief duties for the team’s No. 42 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Juan Montoya. No word on what will happen to Brian Pattie, Montoya’s crew chief before the change was announced.
Juan Pablo Montoya said that he expects to return to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing next season. Montoya’s contract expires at the end of the season, but he expects to re-sign very soon. He said: We’re pretty close. I think we’re pretty close, yeah. … When it’s ready you will know. Montoya’s comments come after reports that he [...]
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing is expected to announce in the next two weeks that Juan Pablo Montoya has signed a contract extension to remain with the team. In 2012, the team will remain a two-car team, with most of its current sponsors staying with the team.
Jamie McMurray has reached a multi-year deal with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing to remain as driver for the team’s No. 1 Sprint Cup Chevy, according to ESPN.com.
Spotter Keith Barnwell will leave Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Chevy and driver Jamie McMurray to join Michael Waltrip Racing to serve in the same role for the No. 56 Toyota and driver Martin Truex Jr.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing will continue its relationship with General Motors and Earnhardt Childress Racing Technologies by continuing to field Chevys for the team’s Sprint Cup operations.
arnhardt Ganassi Racing has been contacted by officials from Ford about the team possibly switching makes from Chevy to Ford.