Robby Gordon Motorsports has announced that beginning in 2009, the team will switch from Dodge to Toyota. Gordon and Toyota began their relationship in 1989, when Gordon won a championship driving a Toyota grand national truck.
Roush Fenway Racing announced that Donnie Wingo will replace Larry Carter as crew chief for the No. 26 Ford driven by Jamie McMurray. The move reunited McMurray and Wingo, as Wingo served as McMurray’s crew chief at Chip Ganassi Racing for three seasons before McMurray left to join RFR. Wingo said: Jamie and I had [...]
It’s being rumored that Robby Gordon Motorsports is considering a deal with Dale Earnhardt Inc. that would mark a return to General Motors and Chevrolet. While no one at RGM or DEI would comment on the rumor, sources close to the situation said that both sides were in talks. DEI currently has Martin Truex Jr., [...]
Falling on hard economic times, Dodge announced that next season, the automaker will not fund any Craftsman Truck Series teams. While teams can still field Dodge trucks, the carmaker will not provide any financial support.
ESPN is reporting that Gillett Evernham Motorsports has filed a suit in North Carolina Superior Court Robby Gordon, claiming that Robby Gordon Motorsports violated the terms of a tentative agreement that would have sold his one-car Sprint Cup team to GEM for $23.5 million. The deal was pending due dilligence and an audit, and would have [...]
I’m hearing that UPS, which has been rumored to be headed to just about every team with an opening this season, has agreed to sponsor Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 6 Ford and David Ragan. Throughout this season, UPS has been linked to Richard Childress Racing, Stewart Haas Racing, Penske Racing, and Roush Fenway Racing.
Following the Nationwide series’ Carfax 250 from Michigan International Raceway, NASCAR put 10 cars on the chassis dyno to check horsepower.
In Sunday’s Centurion Boats at the Glen from Watkins Glen, Marcos Ambrose brought back memories of Wood Brothers Racing from the 80s. He piloted the No. 21 Ford Fusion to a third place finish in only his third cup start, an impressive feat considering that he started dead last. Making it an even better story, Ambrose [...]
With qualifying for the Centurion Boats at the Glen from Watkins Glen International rained out, Boris Said did not qualify and thus missed the race in his No. 60 No Fear/7-11 Slurpee Ford Fusion, as a result of not being in the top 35 in owner points. But, a deal was reached with Petty Enterprises [...]
After confiscating nine engines following the Dollar General 300 Nationwide series race at Chicagoland Speedway, and testing them, NASCAR issued a technical bulletin today reacting to the findings. The technical inspection revealed that David Reutimann’s No. 99 Toyota had three percent more horsepower than the competition. Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota, which he drove to victory, was [...]