Kasey Kahne has been released from Richard Petty Motorsports effective immediately, and Aric Almorila will drive the No. 9 Ford at this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
With Kasey Kahne headed to Red Bull Racing in 2011, many are wondering what each side gets out of the deal. When you consider it, the deal makes sense for everyone.
Casey Mears is apparently not returning to Red Bull Racing’s No. 83 Sprint Cup Toyota when the series returns to oval tracks. This will be the third time in his career that he finds himself out of a competitive ride.
Denny Hamlin dominated the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway, winning by 1.246 seconds over Kasey Kahne, the only driver with a car fast enough to keep Hamlin in sight.
Red Bull Racing announced that the team would swap the crews and crew chiefs of the Nos. 82 and 83 effective immediately. Scott Speed, driver of the No. 82, will be paired with Robin Pemberton, while Casey Mears, filling in for Brian Vickers in the No. 83, will work with Jimmy Elledge. Elledge and Mears [...]
Richard Childress Racing and Kevin Harvick have reportedly reached an agreement on a contract extension that will keep Harvick in the No. 29 Chevy beyond the 2010 season. An official announcement is expected Saturday before the All Star race.
Kevin Harvick, who hung in the back most of the day, broke his 115-race winless streak by beating Jamie McMurray to the finish line by 0.011 seconds in the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Ever wonder what it would be like if NASCAR teams drafted drivers like players are drafted in the NFL? I did, so I decided to use a convoluted system to determine where drivers would end up if there was a draft today.
Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne nipped Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart at the line respectively to emerge from the Gatorade Duels victorious. The combined margin of victory was .02 of a second. Johnson beat Harvick by a mere .005, and Kahne beat Stewart by .014.
According to a Dave Newton tweet, Kasey Kahne said that Richard Petty Motorsports has made him an offer to stay with the team after next season. But, Kahne said he wanted to see what other offers he gets. If he decides to leave, he could have his choice of four seats.