Gillett Evernham Motorsports will now be known as Richard Petty Motorsports, following its recent merger with Petty Enterprises. As part of the deal with PE, GEM agreed to keep the Petty name in the name of the new organization. Richard Petty also requested that the team use the No. 44. The No. 44 will replace [...]
As previously reported, Bobby Labonte will drive Hall Of Fame Racing’s No. 96 Ford Fusion next season. The team will be sponsored by Ask.com. Following his release from Petty Enterprises, Labonte was rumored to be going to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in the No. 41 sponsored by Target, or, more recently, the No. 8 Chevy. No [...]
According to NASCAR.com, three unnamed sources have confirmed that Bobby Labonte will drive the No. 96 Ford Fusion fielded by Hall Of Fame Racing and Yates Racing. The two teams announced that they will be aligning, and that HOF Racing would be moving to Yates Racing’s shop. So, if true, you can pretty much throw [...]
It is being reported that Bobby Labonte has been seen multiple times at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, and his name has been linked to EGR ever since he parted ways with Petty Enterprises.
Following weeks of speculation, it appears that Petty Enterprises has merged with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but the agreement is said to have been reached on Christmas Eve. An announcement is expected next week. Following the merger, Reed Sorenson is expected to drive the famed No. 43 [...]
Petty Enterprises and Bobby Labonte, driver of PE’s No. 43 have parted ways amidst rumors of PE trying to negotiate a deal to merge with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. PE has not been able to secure sponsorship for the 2009 season for its storied No. 43 entry. While the team has said that if a merger [...]
Rumor has it that Gillett Evernham Motorsports is in talks with Petty Enterprises about a merger for 2009. A possible merger would mean that one of the PE cars, most likely the No. 45, would be dropped, as the No. 43 would join GEM’s Nos. 9, 10, and 19.
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 [...]
With qualifying for the Centurion Boats at the Glen from Watkins Glen International rained out, Boris Said did not qualify and thus missed the race in his No. 60 No Fear/7-11 Slurpee Ford Fusion, as a result of not being in the top 35 in owner points. But, a deal was reached with Petty Enterprises [...]