Larry McClure, owner of the Morgan-McClure Motorsports No. 4 Sprint Cup Series Chevy, yesterday was sentenced to 18 months in prison for federal income tax fraud. He was said to have faced a maximum penatly of 115 years in prison. McClure was also fined $40,000, ordered to pay $60,000 in restitution to Eastman-Kodak for filing [...]
ESPN is reporting that Tony Stewart has been granted release from the final year of his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing, clearing the way for him to become part owner of Haas CNC next season. An announcement of the release is expected Wednesday, with a formal announcement coming on Thursday that Stewart will move to Haas [...]
Jayski is reporting that Office Depot will be Tony Stewart’s sponsor when he buys into Haas CNC next season. He will be leaving Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 at the end of the season. An announcement could come as early as when the series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Allstate 400 on July. [...]
ESPN is reporting that Tony Stewart may be considering the now vacant seat in the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy. With Casey Mears officially announced as being out of the ride next season, Stewart said that he may look in that direction. He said: There’s no one in the garage area that’s not going to look [...]
With all of the rumors flying around this silly season, it seems like Martin Truex Jr. may be headed down the same path as Dale Earnhardt Jr., opting to walk away from Dale Earnhardt Inc. Mark Beech from Sports Illustrated pointed out that Truex seems to be having the same problems the Jr. had last season. Sure [...]
Jayski is also covering the ESPN story that Tony Stewart is talking to sponsors in anticipation of moving from Joe Gibbs Racing to Haas CNC next season. Jayski also says he is hearing that Stewart to Haas CNC is a done deal, and that the second driver is rumored to be Martin Truex Jr. with Bass Pro [...]
ESPN is reporting that Tony Stewart is looking at potential sponsorships in anticipation of a partnership with Haas CNC. While Stewart has one year left on his contract with Joe Gibbs Racing, and hasn’t asked to be released yet, sources familiar with the matter think the move is coming. The unnamed source said: [Tony's] talking to [...]
Imagine if you will… In all seriousness, the end of this season could seem like the Twilight Zone to Dale Earnhardt Inc., if a lot of the rumors that are circulating turn out to be true. First, it was rumored that Martin Truex Jr. would be leaving DEI to go to Haas CNC, where Tony [...]
AJ Allmendinger posted the fastest lap in second practice for this weekend’s Dodge Challenger 500 at Darlington Raceway.
If Tony Stewart decides to leave Joe Gibbs Racing to seek other options, you have to believe that Hendrick Motorsports would be an option. If that’s so, then Casey Mears may be the odd man out.