Robby Gordon Motorsports has hired Iain Watt to serve as crew chief for the team’s No. 7 Sprint Cup Toyota this season. Watt joins RGM from Richard Petty Motorsports, where he was director of performance engineering. Watt replaces Doug Richert, who was recently hired by Keyed Up Motorsports to be crew chief for Casey Mears.
David Gilliland will drive BAM Racing’s No. 49 Warner Music Nashville/Larry the Cable Guy Toyota Camry in the Daytona 500. No word on whether or not Gilliland will enter any more races in the car. BAM Racing also formed a technical alliance with Robby Gordon Motorsports. RGM will provide BAM with technical support, cars and […]
BAM Racing announced that it has formed a technical alliance with Robby Gordon Motorsports for the 2010 Sprint Cup Series season. RGM will provide BAM with personnel, cars, and technical support. A driver has not yet been named.
Robby Gordon Motorsports announced that Doug Richert will assume crew chief duties for the No. 7 Toyota Camry starting this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. The team has not committed to him for 2010, but that could be in the works depending on how he does over the next five races.
In addition to Brown-Forman announcing that it would end its Jack Daniel’s NASCAR sponsorship, Beam Global Spirits & Wine, maker of Jim Beam bourbon, will ends its sponsorship of Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Toyota. The company plans to focus on “other platforms that directly impact the end consumer,” including Kid Rock’s tour.
David Gilliland will drive Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Toyota in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway this weekend while Gordon will run an off-road race in Baja. Mike Bliss will drive TRG Motorsports’s No. 71 Chevy.
Robby Gordon Motorsports will field a second entry, the No. 04 Jim Beam/ Menards Camry, in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 this weekend, with PJ Jones behind the wheel.
NASCAR driver and car owner Robby Gordon has been penalized 50 driver points and 50 owner points for an unapproved rear axle housing. Kirk Almquist, crew chief for the No. 7 Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota, has been fined $50,000 and placed on probation until the end of the calendar year. The car was found to […]
Toyota Racing Development, provider of engines for the Toyotas of Michael Waltrip Racing, Robby Gordon Motorsports, and Red Bull Racing, has decided to revert back to the oil pump used on TRD engines last year, and will continue the modifications used in the Shelby 427 last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In the last […]
Robby Gordon Motorsports has announced that beginning in 2009, the team will switch from Dodge to Toyota. Gordon and Toyota began their relationship in 1989, when Gordon won a championship driving a Toyota grand national truck.