Richard Petty Motorsports has in its possession a race-ready Ford, which it could field for AJ Allmendinger as early as Lowe’s Motor Speedway next weekend. Should the team switch to Ford, the No. 44 would run Fords the rest of the season. Elliott Sadler is expected to switch to Ford at Talladega Superspeedway. Regardless of [...]
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.
If someone said a decade ago that NASCAR would someday switch to electric cars, we all would have rolled our eyes and had a good laugh. But with the way things are going, I wouldn’t be surprised to see electric cars in NASCAR someday.
As GM considers bankruptcy, and Car and Driver publishes hoax articles about Dodge and Chevy being ordered out of NASCAR, I asked myself what would happen if Dodge and or Chevy pulled out of NASCAR. The answer? Probably not much would happen. While NASCAR touted the safety aspects, the savings, and the closer competition as [...]
Greg Biffle will miss Saturday’s Scott’s Turf Builder 300 from Bristol Motor Speedway due to a rib injury. Matt Kenseth will take his place, piloting Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 16 CitiFinancial Ford. Biffle injured his ribs in a fall he took after fishing with friends on Tuesday. He attempt to jump from a dock to [...]
Picking 22nd to determine his starting spot in the Bud Shootout, Yates Racing’s Paul Menard picked the pole and will lead the field to the green on Saturday night. Richard Petty Motorsports’ Elliott Sadler will start outside row one. Sadler’s teammate Reed Sorenson will start third, with Scott Speed of Red Bull Racing and Joe Gibbs [...]
Hall Of Fame racing announced that Academy Sports + Outdoors will sponsor Bobby Labonte and the No. 96 Ford for five races next season beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway. The retailer will also sponsor the car at the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, the Pep Boys Auto [...]
As previously reported, Bobby Labonte will drive Hall Of Fame Racing’s No. 96 Ford Fusion next season. The team will be sponsored by Ask.com. Following his release from Petty Enterprises, Labonte was rumored to be going to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in the No. 41 sponsored by Target, or, more recently, the No. 8 Chevy. No [...]
According to NASCAR.com, three unnamed sources have confirmed that Bobby Labonte will drive the No. 96 Ford Fusion fielded by Hall Of Fame Racing and Yates Racing. The two teams announced that they will be aligning, and that HOF Racing would be moving to Yates Racing’s shop. So, if true, you can pretty much throw [...]
Yates Racing and Hall of Fame Racing officially announced that the two would be aligning in 2009. Yates will operate the No. 96 Sprint Cup entry for the full season. HOF Racing will move the No. 96 team to Yates Racing’s shop in Concord, North Carolina. The agreement keeps both sets of co-owners in tact. Max Jones, [...]