NASCAR has suspended Kurt Busch following his latest incident with a reporter, which occurred following the 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover international Speedway.
Ray Evernham is returning to ESPN as a NASCAR analyst for the 2012 season, ESPN.com reported. Evernham will be featured on several of the network’s shows during Daytona Speedweeks.
Kurt Busch is reportedly out at Penske Racing, according FoxSports.com, citing multiple reports, including a story in the Charlotte Observer. Busch will be replaced in the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Dodge next season following a season of high profile outbursts and meltdowns.
ESPN has extended the contract of NASCAR Champion driver and the network’s lead studio analyst Rusty Wallace through the 2014 season.
Ricky Craven will serve as a color analyst for seven Nationwide Series races in 2011. Craven will continue to appear as an in-studio analyst for NASCAR Now, ESPN News, and SportsCenter. Craven served as color analyst for five N’Wide races last season.
Mobil 1 is expected to move to Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 14 car, replacing Old Spice, which is leaving the team at the end of the season, according to ESPN’s Marty Smith.
ESPN is reporting that David Reutimann is working on a deal to stay with Michael Waltrip Racing past the end of this season. Reutimann indicated that there are no major sticking points that should keep the two sides from reaching an agreement.
ESPN is reporting that a source said that Richard Childress Racing has discussed a deal with Budweiser to replace Shell/Pennzoil, which just announced it is leaving the team at the end of the season. With Kasey Kahne leaving Richard Petty Motorsports to join Hendrick Motorsports, Budweiser is said to be looking to move to another team. Recently, [...]
Mike J. Smith of Lead-lap.com was a guest on the Carey and Coffey Show broadcast on 940/1510 ESPN Radio on April 3rd, 2010. He discussed Dale Earnhardt Jr’s performance so far this year and some positive progress he’s made. Listen to the audio HERE.
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.