Elliott Sadler will drive Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33 Sprint Cup Chevy in the 2012 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Richard Childress Racing is attempting to work out contract extensions with Clint Bowyer and General Mills. Childress said he thinks that General Mills will return to the team next season, but they still need to secure additional sponsorship for the No. 33 team.
Rumor has it that Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Petty Enterprises are in talks to merge, but how a DEI-Petty deal would work remains unclear. Earlier this year, Boston Ventures purchased a significant stake in Petty Enterprises. The team is seeking a sponsor for Bobby Labonte and its No. 43 Dodge, which lost General Mills to Richard Childress [...]
Richard Childress Racing announced that Casey Mears will take over driving duties of the RCR’s No. 07 Jack Daniels Chevy for Clint Bowyer, who will be moving over to RCR’s No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevy. General Mills was not comfortable with Mears as its driving because he currently drives for their competitor. It’s also unknown [...]
ESPN is reporting that Casey Mears is close to signing on to be the driver of Richard Childress Racing’s fourth entry next season, a source confirmed. The team hopes to get the contract signed this week so an announcement can be made this weekend at Michigan International Raceway. Right now, rumor has it that Mears [...]
Despite published reports that Martin Truex Jr. has agreed in principle to a two year extension with Dale Earnhardt Inc., it is now being reported by Jayski that Truex is in talks with Richard Childress Racing to drive his fourth car, the No. 33 sponsored by General Mills. This is just the latest rumor in the on-going [...]
ESPN is reporting that Jamie McMurray said that he would be with Roush Fenway Racing next season with Crown Royal as a sponsor after his qualifying lap at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. McMurray has been involved in several rumors including being headed to the fourth Richard Childress Racing team, sponsored by General Mills, or heading to [...]
I’ve heard that Jamie McMurray may be headed to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33 Chevy sponsored by General Mills. No word on what that would mean for Roush Fenway Racing this season. The team has to cut from five teams to four after next season.
As expected, Penske Racing has announced that they team could not come to an agreement with Ryan Newman on a contract, so the Newman and Penske will part ways at the end of the season. This comes as no surprise to anyone, as Newman has been rumored to be a candidate for every available, and [...]
Jayski is reporting via Siruis Satellite Radio‘s Sirius Speedway that Tony Stewart is expected to announce at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in three weeks that he’s moving to Haas CNC next season. He still has one more season left on his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing, and would need to be released. Joey Logano is expected to be [...]