Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier said that he will retire following the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in August.
Patrick Carpentier will make his return to NASCAR this weekend, driving FAS Lane Racing’s No. 32 Ford at Kansas Speedway. Carpentier said: This will mark the first time in my Sprint Cup career that I will be driving a car that is already qualified for the race. There will be a lot less pressure when we [...]
David Stremme has left Latitude 43 Motorsports, allegeding that team owner Bob Jenkins has failed to meet his financial obligations, and is not helping the team improve. Stremme said: We always had to do more with less, but in the last month and a half, ownership hasn’t really wanted to make things better. Bill Jenkins [...]
Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Patrick Carpentier will drive the No. 99 NAPA Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal in August. In 2007, Carpentier won the pole for this race and finished second in both 2007 and 2008. In 2009, he also ran well [...]
Michael McDowell will replace Patrick Carpentier in Tommy Baldwin Racing’s No. 36 entry this weekend. Carpentier will not be in the car due to a business conflict. Carpentier was slated to drive the No. 36 this weekend, and at four other races. No word on whether or not he will be replaced for those races, or [...]
Patrick Carpentier will drive four more races in Tommy Baldwin Racing’s No. 36. Carpentier was scheduled to drive two more races for TBR, Richmond and Dover. He will now race at Atlanta, New Hampshire, Kansas, and California.
Jayski is reporting that Patrick Carpentier will drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Napa Toyota at both Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen International.
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that the team has part ways with driver Scott Riggs. Riggs has missed four of the first 12 races this season, and has a top finish of 25th in the Daytona 500. Riggs attributed the decision to a lack of sponsorship and poor performance. Mike Skinner, Patrick Carpentier, and Brian Simo [...]
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. [...]
Rumors have been surfacing that George Gillett, of Gillett Evernham Motorsports, may buy Bill Davis Racing, including the No. 22 team, the Toyota affiliation, TRD and the engine shop. Mike Delahanty, of Dodge Motorsports, refuted the rumors that GEM would leave Dodge. He said: Dodge and Gillett Evernham have a long history that dates to [...]