Kyle Busch took advantage of a late-race mistake by Jimmie Johnson to win the Autism Speaks 400 at Dover International Speedway. The win is his second victory in the Sprint Cup Series this season, and the fifth win for Joe Gibbs Racing out of seven races with the new spoiler.
Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today.
McDonalds has signed on to sponsor Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Chevy and driver Jamie McMurray for11 races this season, according to ESPN. The deal is said to not have been the result of McMurray’s win in the Daytona 500.
According to a Dave Newton tweet, Kasey Kahne said that Richard Petty Motorsports has made him an offer to stay with the team after next season. But, Kahne said he wanted to see what other offers he gets. If he decides to leave, he could have his choice of four seats.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing announced that Jamie McMurray has signed on to drive the No. 1 Chevy in the Sprint Cup Series next season. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats will also return as primary sponsor next season.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Bass Pro Shops Chevy, driven by Martin Truex Jr, was found to be too low in a random post-race inspection, ESPN reported. Truex finished 14th. NASCAR also took the cars of race-winner Kurt Busch, Jeff Gordon, and Mark Martin back to the R&D center in North Carolina. NASCAR is also […]
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing is staying with Chevrolet next season, after considering a switch to Toyota, according to FoxSports. Richard Childress, which helps supply engines to EGR, and Toyota reportedly gave EGR an ultimatum to decide on a make for next season. They chose to stick with Chevy.
According to FoxSports, it seems that Jamie McMurray is slated to drive Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 car next season, but the hold up appears to be Bass Pro Shops, which is going to sponsor the car. BPS wants to move to Stewart Hass Racing’s No. 39 and Ryan Newman. Also, EGR is considering a […]
SceneDaily is reporting that Aric Almirola has filed papers in court indicating that he is in a breach-of-contract dispute with Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. Almirola has 20 days to file a complaint in the matter. Almirola drove the No. 8 car for seven races this season before the team was shut down due to a lack […]
Jayski is reporting that Jamie McMurray is close to signing a deal to replace Martin Truex Jr in Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Chevy next season. An announcement could come as early as next week. Truex is leaving the team to drive for Michael Waltrip Racing next season.