JJ Yeley will drive Front Row Motorsports’ No. 38 Ford in the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with sponsorship from Vampt malt beverages. Travis Kvapil, who normally drives the No. 38, will move to FRM’s No. 55 entry, the car Yeley normally drives, for the race. Yeley started the season driving for Whitney Motorsports [...]
With JJ Yeley driving for Front Row Motorsports in the No. 38 Ford in the LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Erik Darnell will drive for Whitney Motorsports in the No. 46 Chevy at Loudon.
With Carl Edwards’ wife expecting to have her baby any day now, Erik Darnell will be on standby to fill in for Edwards in Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 60 Nationwide entry, should his wife go into labor during the race weekend. He is also on standby for the Las Vegas race next weekend. No word whether or [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports will conduct its second merger in as many seasons, as RPM will merge with Yates Racings, fielding Fords in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010.
David Gilliland will drive four races for Joe Gibbs Racing in a fourth JGR Toyota at the end of this season. He will also drive the Wood Brothers No. 21 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, subbing for an injured Bill Elliott. Gilliland had been replaced by Bobby Labonte for seven races in TRG Motorsports’ No. [...]
It was reported that Erik Darnell would be replacing Bobby Labonte in Yates Racing’s No. 96 Ford Fusion. Well, it didn’t take Labonte long to find a ride. He will pilot TRG Motorsports’ No. 71 in the races in which he will be replaced by Darnell. The move allows the team to use the past [...]
Erik Darnell will replace Bobby Labonte for seven races in Yates Racing’s No. 96 Ford, starting with this weekend’s race at Atlanta. Darnell will run Atlanta, Loudon, Kansas, Talladega, Texas, Phoenix and Homestead. Labonte will run Richmond, Dover, Fontana, Charlotte and Martinsville. Labonte attributed the move to the sponsorship environment.
Jimmie Johnson made his Craftsman Truck Series debut driving the No. 81 Randy Moss Motorsports entry in the O’Reilly 200 from Bristol Motor Speedway. On lap 102, Johnson spun and made contact with Jeff Green. Johnson ended up 34th. Kyle Busch won the race.
Johnny Benson won the Toyota Tundra 200 at Nashville Superspeedway. The win is Benson’s third in a row, and his fourth in the last five races.
Johnny Benson held off Ron Hornaday to win the Power Stroke Diesel 200 from O’Reilly Raceway Park. With this victory, Benson now has three on the season, and is the current points leader. He’s won three of the last four races.