After an incident with Ty Dillon in the Kroger 200, Kevin Harvick implies that the reason he is leaving Richard Childress Racing is nepotism. He later apologized.
Germain Racing will switch to Chevy. The switch to Chevy will end a two-year relationship with Ford. Team owner Bob Germain informed Doug Yates, CEO of Roush Yates Engines, that the team would be switching to General Motors.
Crew chief Nick Harrison will leave Phoenix Racing’s No. 51 Sprint Cup Chevy after the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Quicken Loans announced that it will follow Ryan Newman to Richard Childress Racing in 2014. Quicken Loans will sponsor Newman’s No. 31 RCR Chevy in 12 races next season.
Richard Childress Racing driver Brain Scott will make his Sprint Cup Series debut in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, driving the No. 33 RCR Chevy with sponsorship from Shore Lodge.
Richard Childress Racing has signed Ryan Newman to replace Jeff Burton in the No. 31 Sprint Cup Chevy in 2014, the team announced.
While the paperwork still needs to clear, it appears that Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose are both set to return to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2014.
Juan Montoya toured the Furniture Row Racing shop on Tuesday. He is on the short list to replace Kurt Busch.
Jeff Burton will not return to Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 in 2014. He may be headed to Swan Racing’s No. 30.
JTG Daugherty Racing is considering a manufacturer change for 2014, according to FoxSports.com.