NASCAR announced that it has penalized six Nationwide Series teams for violations found during opening day inspection for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway. All three Richard Childress Racing teams and all three Turner Motorsports teams had their bumper covers confiscated due to illegal modifications. According to NASCAR, the teams were found [...]
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?
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Greg Erwin, former crew chief for Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 16 Sprint Cup Ford and driver Greg Biffle, will take over crew chief duties for Mike Shiplett on the No. 43 RPM Ford and driver AJ Allmendinger.
Following a shouting match between Gillett Evernham Motorsports driver Patrick Carpentier and crew chief Mike Shiplett, Carpentier has been released from the team effective immediately, the Sporting News reports. Mike Wallace will replace Carpentier in this weekend’s Bank of America 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. AJ Allmendinger will take over driving duties of the No. [...]