Hendrick Motorsports announced that Lowe’s Companies Inc has renewed its sponsorship of the No. 48 Sprint Cup Series team and five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.
Rick Hendrick squashed rumors that Lowe’s, sponsor of five-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy, would not return to the team following the 2013 Cup Series season.
Hendrick Motorsports is still seeking sponsorship for the No. 88 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr for 2013. According to team owner Rick Hendrick, the No. 88 has 13 unsponsored races in 2013. But, the team is not worried, as they don’t think it will be too hard to find sponsorship for NASCAR’s [...]
Danica Patrick is expected to drive 10 Nationwide Series races for Turner Motorsports in 2013, according to sources. GoDaddy.com is expected to sponsor the car. Richard Childress Racing expressed an interest in running Patrick in some N’Wide races, but Patrick’s management team preferred to run with Turner because Turner uses Hendrick-prepared Chevys, which are similar [...]
Furniture Row Racing will hire, train, and manage its own pit crew for its No. 78 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Kurt Busch. Up to this point, FRR’s crew came from other teams — most recently Stewart Haas Racing. Veteran Mike “Tiny” Houston has been hired as pit crew coach. He will oversee the development [...]
Jeff Gordon retaliated against Clint Bowyer after the two made contact during the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix. A fight ensued between the crews, resulting in a penalty for Gordon.
Dale Earnhardt Jr will sit out of the next two Sprint Cup races after sustaining a concussion in the last lap pileup at Talladega Superspeedway.
The AARP Foundation has announced that it has extended its sponsorship contract of Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 24 Chevy driven by Jeff Gordon for another year, according to Speedway Media. Under the new deal, AARP’s Drive to End Hunger campaign will appear on the car for 22 races annually through 2014. Jo Ann Jenkins, of AARP, [...]
Time Warner Cable will become a primary sponsor of Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 5 Chevy and driver Kasey Kahne. Time Warner will appear on the car in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway later this month. Time Warner will also appear on the car as primary sponsor in four races each season between [...]
Diet Mountain Dew will cut back its sponsorship of the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team and driver Dale Earnhardt Jr next season. Mountain Dew sponsored the team for 16 races in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series season, and another Pepsi product, Amp, sponsored the team for four races. National Guard sponsored the team for 18 [...]