Dollar General has increased its sponsorship of Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Sprint Cup Toyota Camry and driver by Matt Kenseth. In 2013, Dollar General will serve as primary sponsor of the No. 20 for 17 races, up from 12 races this season.
Before it was announced that Carl Edwards signed a contract extension with Roush Fenway Racing, rumors were rapant that Edwards was headed to Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20, possibly displacing Joey Logano. Now, however, rumors are circulating that Home Depot may still unite with Edwards. This time, though, the rumors have Home Depot headed to [...]
After Richard Petty Motorsports reached an agreement with Hunt Brothers Pizza to sponsor the team’s No. 44 car and driver AJ Allmendinger for seven races, the team has picked up Allmenginer’s option, locking him up until 2010. Joe Gibbs Racing expressed interest in Allmendinger, due to his on track results. He currently sits 20th in points, [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports is working on an extension of driver AJ Allmendinger’s schedule beyond this year’s Coca Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. RPM is working to secure sponsorship for the No. 44 and Allmendinger. Hunt Brothers Pizza is rumored to be in discussions with the team. Joe Gibbs Racing reportedly has inquired about Allmendinger’s [...]
Four companies with ties to NASCAR, Sprint Nextel, General Motors, Caterpillar, and Home Depot all announced that they are cutting jobs in light of current economic conditions. Sprint Nextel, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series sponsor, announced that it will be cutting about 15% of its workforce, or 8,000 employees. This move is expected to save [...]
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Joey Logano will be the driver of its No. 20 Home Depot Toyota next season, replacing Tony Stewart, who left the ride to start his own team, Stewart Haas Racing. Greg Zipadelli, current crew chief of the No. 20, will be Logano’s crew chief next season. The team also announced [...]
Kobalt Leading Candidate To Sponsor Truck Series Kobalt Tools, a Lowe’s brand, is said to be the leading candidate to sponsor the truck series. Craftsman, a Sears brand, will not renew its sponsorship of the series. Stanley Tools and NAPA have been rumored to be potential sponsors as well. Should Kobalt reach and agreement to [...]
Office Depot may be considering moving from Roush Racing to Michael Waltrip Racing and the 00. There have also been some rumors of UPS moving to Roush to sponsor the 99.