Richard Petty Motorsports is in danger of going under after this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, according to Foxsports.com.
AJ Allmendinger has signed a multi-year deal to stay with Richard Petty Motorsports behind the wheel of the No. 43 Ford. A formal announcement is expected Friday at Watkins Glen International.
Ask.com could move from Hall of Fame Racing/Yates Racing’s No. 96 to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 next season for a few races. Casey Mears could be back in the car, but there’s a rumor that Paul Menard could bump Mears out of the car because he would bring a sponsor (Menards) for the full year. [...]
Paul Menard and his Menards sponsorship are expected to be back with Yates Racing next season, despite rumors that YR would clean house.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s decision to park its famed No. 8 Chevy is a sign of the economic times we’re in. But, it is also a sign of just how far the team has fallen. And while I don’t know the reasons for some of the business decisions being made by Teresa Earnhardt, I suspect that [...]
In 2007, the sport’s biggest name, Dale Earnhardt Jr., announced he would be leaving the team his father built to go to Hendrick Motorsports. The announcement led to questions about the future of Dale Earnhardt Inc. In addition, questions surrounded Martin Truex Jr.’s ability to become the face of the legendary team. While DEI has [...]
With Hall Of Fame Racing forming an alliance with Yates Racing and signing Bobby Labonte to drive the No. 96 Ask.com Ford Fusion, David Gilliland figures he is the odd man out at Yates. The team intends to field three cars this season, and, for those of you counting, the addition of Labonte and Paul [...]
It has been reported that Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Chip Ganassi Racing may be working on a merger that would combine DEI’s Nos. 1 and 8 with CGR’s No. 41 and 42 next season. CGR is also said to be considering a merger with Petty Enterprises. Currently, CGR has one full time sponsor for next [...]
Rumor has it that Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Petty Enterprises are in talks to merge, but how a DEI-Petty deal would work remains unclear. Earlier this year, Boston Ventures purchased a significant stake in Petty Enterprises. The team is seeking a sponsor for Bobby Labonte and its No. 43 Dodge, which lost General Mills to Richard Childress [...]
It is being reported that sources are saying that U.S. Army has informed Dale Earnhardt Inc that it would not be renewing its sponsorship next season. Instead, the sponsor will move to Tony Stewart’s Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 39, to be driven by Ryan Newman. A formal announcement is expected at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The [...]