Richard Childress Racing is said to be still seeking sponsorship to field a fourth car next season with Clint Bowyer behind the wheel.
Todd Berrier has been replaced as crew chief of Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Sprint Cup Chevy and driver Jeff Burton effective immediately.
Richard Childress Racing is attempting to work out contract extensions with Clint Bowyer and General Mills. Childress said he thinks that General Mills will return to the team next season, but they still need to secure additional sponsorship for the No. 33 team.
Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch are no longer on probation for the incident that occurred at the Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Their probation, which spanned four races, ended on June 15th.
It’s a good thing the Pocono race was sponsored by 5-Hour Energy because this 500 mile race was a long one. I think most of the NASCAR teams would like to sweep this race under the table and forget about it.
Following the announcement of the $150,000 fine Richard Childress Racing owner Richard Childress received for punching Kyle Busch after the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, rumors started to circulate that Ryan Newman was fined $50,000 for punching Juan Pablo Montoya during a meeting at Darlington Raceway.
After coming up short in the Coca Cola 600, Dale Earnhardt Jr had enough fuel to make it to the end of the STP 400. Unfortunately, so did race-winner Brad Keselowski.
NASCAR Chief Appellate Officer John Middlebrook upheld the 150-point penalty NASCAR issued to Richard Childress Racing for Clint Bowyer’s race-winning Loudon Chevy. But, he reduced the fine and suspensions.
Richard Childress Racing is said to be considering fielding a fourth Sprint Cup Chevy next season. Also, the team is in the process of finalizing a deal to run Kevin Harvick Inc.’s Nationwide Series program in 2011.
As I watched Austin Dillon take the checkered flag in the famed No. 3 on Sunday, I wasn’t emotional. I wasn’t connected to it. As a matter of fact, I felt more upset than anything else.