Toyota may pull its support from the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series in order to bring it in line with General Motors and Chrysler, who have pulled their support from the two series.
GM declared bankruptcy and pulled its factory support from the N’wide and truck series. Race attendance and viewership is down. As a result, NASCAR is looking at every option to attract fans, make racing interesting, and save money. Foreign automakers may be one option.
Richard Petty Motorsports is teaming up with Braun Racing for five races. Does this indicate a move to Toyota might be in RPM’s future?
Helio Castroneves was aquitted of most of the charges that he attempted to evade more than $2.3 million in income taxes.
If someone said a decade ago that NASCAR would someday switch to electric cars, we all would have rolled our eyes and had a good laugh. But with the way things are going, I wouldn’t be surprised to see electric cars in NASCAR someday.
If you’re into NASCAR as much as I am, you’ll enjoy this Wall Street Journal article on the amount NASCAR teams spend on motor oil. According to the Journal, over the past decade, Joe Gibbs Racing has spent about $1 million per year on perfecting its motor oil. Roughly 10 extra horsepower have been squeezed […]
Richard Petty Motorsports is working on an extension of driver AJ Allmendinger’s schedule beyond this year’s Coca Cola 600 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. RPM is working to secure sponsorship for the No. 44 and Allmendinger. Hunt Brothers Pizza is rumored to be in discussions with the team. Joe Gibbs Racing reportedly has inquired about Allmendinger’s […]
If Earnhardt Ganassi Racing does not find a sponsor after this weekend’s Samsung 500, the team will have to shut down the No. 8, and sideline Aric Almirola. If that happens, Martin Truex Jr could leave the team because he has a clause in his contract stating that he must have two teammates, or he […]
During last weekend’s Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmy Watts, gasman for JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 47 Toyota, driven by Marcos Ambrose, ran after a tire that rolled onto the infield grass. He got about 70 feet from the track, forcing NASCAR to throw a caution. As a result, several cars were pinned […]
During Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmy Watts, gasman for JTG Daughtery Racing’s No. 47 Toyota, driven by Marcos Ambrose, ran onto the infield grass during the race to retrieve a tire that rolled away during a pit stop. The infield grass is a prohibited area, thus NASCAR threw the caution, pinning […]