Two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström will test Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Toyota at North Wilkesboro Speedway in the hopes of making his second Sprint Cup Series start on Sept. 11 at Richmond International Raceway.
Boris Said will pilot Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Toyota in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen at Watkins Glen International. Said becomes the fifth driver to pilot the car this season. Brian Vickers was sidelined by blood clots. Casey Mears replaced him. Shortly thereafter, Mattias Ekström took over the seat for the Sprint [...]
Jimmie Johnson earned his first career Sprint Cup road course win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway after Marcos Ambrose made a mistake under caution in the closing laps, handing Johnson the lead.
Casey Mears is apparently not returning to Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Sprint Cup Toyota when the series returns to oval tracks. This will be the third time in his career that he finds himself out of a competitive ride.
Red Bull Racing is parting ways with its competition director, Elton Sawyer, effective Monday. Both parties agreed that this would be Sawyer’s last week. He will accompany two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström to Infineon Raceway where the Swede driver will drive in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race prior to making his Sprint Cup [...]
Red Bull Racing announced that two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekström will drive the No. 83 RBR Toyota at the Toyota Save/Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway later this month.
Two-time Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters champion Mattias Ekström will test the No. 83 Red Bull Racing Toyota at Virginia International Raceway in preparation for the race at Infineon Raceway. With Brian Vickers out for the remainder of the season, the team felt it needed road-racing expert to help dial in the car.