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.
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.
With it being expected that Austin Dillon will move to the Sprint Cup Series full time in 2014, driving for Richard Childress Racing, Austin’s younger brother Ty Dillon is said to be moving from the Camping World Truck Series to the Nationwide Series full time in 2014 driving for RCR.
Richard Childress Racing has signed a three-year extension with driver Paul Menard.
Kevin Harvick signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart Haas Racing in 2014, according to ESPN.com
Richard Childress Racing’s No. 27 Sprint Cup Series team and driver Paul Menard have been penalized by NASCAR for infractions found during post race inspection after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
Shane Wilson is out as crew chief for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Kevin Harvick.
Elliott Sadler was slated to drive five Sprint Cup races in Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 but a manufacturer conflict may have ended the deal.
Richard Childress Racing has re-signed BB&T Corporation as sponsor for the team’s No. 31 Sprint Cup Chevy driven by Jeff Burton.