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 […]
Denny Hamlin won again at what he calls his “home track” on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit Saturday night – the .75-mile Richmond International Raceway.
With his second career Sprint Cup victory, Juan Montoya did something he hasn’t been able to do as of late: win a race in which he had the dominant car.
Kevin Harvick, polesitter for the Coke Zero 400 due to qualifying being rained out, won the wreck-filled restrictor plate race at Daytona International Speedway. On a green-white-checkered finish, Harvick drove by teammate Clint Bowyer for the lead, then held off Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne to win.
Jimmie Johnson overcame a bad pit stop early on and survived a bump-and-run from Kurt Busch to win the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.