JR Motorsports announced that Fastenal has signed on to sponsor its No. 5 Chevy for 14 Nationwide races in 2009, starting with the O’Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway with Dale Earnhardt Jr. behind the wheel. He will also start the Winn Dixie 250 at Daytona International Speedway in July. The other 12 races and drivers [...]
With Hall Of Fame Racing forming an alliance with Yates Racing and signing Bobby Labonte to drive the No. 96 Ask.com Ford Fusion, David Gilliland figures he is the odd man out at Yates. The team intends to field three cars this season, and, for those of you counting, the addition of Labonte and Paul [...]
As previously reported, Bobby Labonte will drive Hall Of Fame Racing’s No. 96 Ford Fusion next season. The team will be sponsored by Ask.com. Following his release from Petty Enterprises, Labonte was rumored to be going to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing in the No. 41 sponsored by Target, or, more recently, the No. 8 Chevy. No [...]
According to NASCAR.com, three unnamed sources have confirmed that Bobby Labonte will drive the No. 96 Ford Fusion fielded by Hall Of Fame Racing and Yates Racing. The two teams announced that they will be aligning, and that HOF Racing would be moving to Yates Racing’s shop. So, if true, you can pretty much throw [...]
Yates Racing and Hall of Fame Racing officially announced that the two would be aligning in 2009. Yates will operate the No. 96 Sprint Cup entry for the full season. HOF Racing will move the No. 96 team to Yates Racing’s shop in Concord, North Carolina. The agreement keeps both sets of co-owners in tact. Max Jones, [...]
Hall of Fame Racing and Yates Racing may team up to field a car sponsored by Ask.com, according to Jayski, who is pointing to Sports Business Journal. Conversely, ESPN’s NASCAR Experts blog is reporting that HOF Racing is trying to forge a deal with Roush Fenway Racing. If the team chooses one of the two, then [...]
It is being reported that Bobby Labonte has been seen multiple times at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, and his name has been linked to EGR ever since he parted ways with Petty Enterprises.
Following the recent reports that AJ Allmendinger would be replacing Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Dodge, Jayski is now reporting that several sources have confirmed that Sadler will return to the No. 19 car next season. This news comes as Gillett Evernham Motorsports and Petty Holdings officially announced that the two teams have reached [...]
Following weeks of speculation, it appears that Petty Enterprises has merged with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but the agreement is said to have been reached on Christmas Eve. An announcement is expected next week. Following the merger, Reed Sorenson is expected to drive the famed No. 43 [...]
As reported yesterday, AJ Allmendinger will replace Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Gillett Evernham Motorsports machine starting next season.