Despite a report that Richard Childress Racing was holding off on layoffs after the team said it would enter the No. 07 in the 2010 Daytona 500, the team laid off fewer than a dozen people in preparation for closing the No. 07 team after sponsor Jack Daniels left.
Despite the rumor that Martin Truex Jr’s poor performance could lead to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 team to lose its Bass Pro Shops sponsorship, EGR President Steve Lauletta told Hermie Sadler on SpeedTV that that sponsor is signed through 2010, and that there is no performance clause in the contract, allowing the sponsor to leave [...]
Jayski is reporting via SpeedTV that there is a rumor circulating that Rusty Wallace may come out of retirement and drive for Dale Earnhardt Inc next season. Kenny Wallace, Rusty’s brother, wrote: All I can say is that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And he is definitely considering stepping back into a race car. Wallace attributes [...]
As NASCAR practice was under a rain delay, Casey Mears was interviewed on SpeedTV. He basically talked about the time it takes to start performing well with a team and about getting a deal done with another team for next season. If you want to read too much into it, Mears conducted his interview in [...]