JR Motorsports announced that it has signed a deal with Ingersoll Rand to sponsor the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy, driven by Cole Whitt. Ingersoll will appear as primary sponsor in the May Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The company will also serve as an associate sponsor for the full N’Wide season. […]
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that it will field a Nationwide Series entry in 2012.
Front Row Motorsports has signed David Ragan to drive the team’s No. 34 Sprint Cup Ford. David Gilliland will drive the team’s second Sprint Cup entry, the No. 38.
Richard Petty Motorsports has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Smithfield Foods, the team announced. Smithfield will sponsor the No. 43 driven by Aric Almirola for 15 races, beginning with the 2012 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Helping Hungry Homes, a Smithfield initiative, will sponsor the team for the season opening Daytona 500.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Aric Almirola has signed on to drive the team’s legendary No. 43 Ford in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012.
One day after Best Buy announced that it was moving its sponsorship from Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Ford to Roush Fenway Racing and drivers Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth, Penske Racing has announced that driver of the No. 43 AJ Allmendinger will take over driving duties of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Dodge in 2012.
FoxSports.com is reporting that former president and general manager of Richard Petty Motorsports, Max Jones will join Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as team manager. Jones also served as general manager at Roush Fenway Racing prior to joining RPM.
Best Buy Co., Inc. announced that it has reached a deal with Roush Fenway Racing to serve as primary sponsor for Carl Edwards for two races and Matt Kenseth for nine races in 2012.
Greg Irwin has re-signed with Richard Petty Motorsports, according to FoxSports.com.
Richard Petty Motorsports is considering replacing AJ Allmendinger with newly available Kurt Busch in an effort to retain sponsor Best Buy.