Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick and his wife suffered minor injuries when an small jet they were on lost its brakes and crash landed in Key West, Florida.
Hendrick Motorsports announced that it has signed Dale Earnhardt Jr, NASCAR’s most popular driver, to a five year contract extension that runs through the end of the 2017 Sprint Cup Series season.
Ray Evernham Enterprises, a company founded by the former Sprint Cup championship crew chief, has been retained by Hendrick Motorsports to oversee strategic iniatives for team owner Rich Hendrick.
Dale Earnhardt Jr, Mark Martin, and Jeff Gordon all got new crew chiefs as part of a three-team shuffle at Hendrick Motorsports. Shops realigned, too.
Kenny Francis, crew chief of Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 9 Ford, will join Kasey Kahne at Red Bull Racing next season, according to a report from ESPN.
Despite reports that Hendrick Motorsports is in talks with Phoenix Racing about a potential ride for Kasey Kahne in 2011, James Finch, owner of PR, said that he has not had discussions with Rick Hendrick. He said: I’d like to do it, but I have not been contacted by Rick or anyone else at Hendrick […]
Hendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick is working with James Finch, owner of Phoenix Racing and the No. 09 Chevy, to secure a 2011 ride for Kasey Kahne, who signed on to drive for HMS in 2012, earlier this year.
Hendrick Motorsports has announced that the team has signed crew chiefs Chad Knaus and Alan Gustafson to multi-year contract extensions. While Knaus’s role is certain, Gustafson’s role is up in the air after 2011. I have an idea where he might land.
Chad Knaus has signed on to remain with Hendrick Motorsports and Jimmy Johnson through 2015. HMS is currently working on a deal to keep Knaus in the Hendrick family for his entire career, but having him for the next five years will have to do, for now.
Denny Hamlin won the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, while Jimmy Johnson secured his fourth consecutive Sprint Cup championship. Hendrick Motorsports also swept the top three positions in the final standings.