Clint Bowyer surged past Richard Childress Racing teammate Jeff Burton through the tri-oval on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway to win the Good Sam Club 500.
General Mills will move its sponsorship from Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33 Chevy to RCR’s No. 31 Chevy next season following Clint Bowyer’s departure next season. General Mills is replacing the Cheerios brand with Wheaties on Jeff Burton’s car.
A handful of Sprint Cup teams have made crew chief changes in hopes of making a sprint to the Chase. But, are more changes on the way?
Todd Berrier has been replaced as crew chief of Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Jeff Burton effective immediately.
Rick Hendrick is finalizing a contract extension that would keep Dale Earnhardt Jr with Hendrick Motorsports for the next three-to-five years. It makes sense for him to re-sign with the team.
Because Jeff Burton re-signed with Richard Childress Racing, we decided to take a look and see if he is better at RCR than he was at Roush Fenway Racing.
Richard Childress Racing announced that Jeff Burton has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain as the driver of the team’s No. 31 Chevrolet. Sponsor Caterpillar has also reached an agreement to continue its partnership with Burton and the No. 31.
Kurt Busch and Jeff Burton each won a Gatorade Duel 150 qualifying race for the first time on Thursday. Busch will start on the pole because Dale Earnhardt Jr has to go to the back.
Richard Childress Racing and Jeff Burton are reportedly working on a deal to help Burton finish his career in an RCR Chevy. Burton’s contract is up at the end of the season, as is the team’s contract with sponsor Caterpillar.
For your enjoyment: After spinning out, Kyle Busch brought his car down pit road. In an attempt to beat the pace car out of the pits and stay on the lead lap, Busch was caught speeding on pit road. What followed was a string of expletives and an obscene gesture that earned Busch a $25,000 [...]