Kyle Busch lost second and third gear in his Billy Ballew Motorsports No. 51 Toyota, but he still managed to win his second Camping World Truck Series race in a row, the American Commercial Lines 200 from Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch dropped back on the final restart, but once his truck got going, he passed leader […]
Picking 22nd to determine his starting spot in the Bud Shootout, Yates Racing’s Paul Menard picked the pole and will lead the field to the green on Saturday night. Richard Petty Motorsports’ Elliott Sadler will start outside row one. Sadler’s teammate Reed Sorenson will start third, with Scott Speed of Red Bull Racing and Joe Gibbs […]
Michael Waltrip Racing has confirmed that Aaron’s will sponsor the No. 00 Toyota, driven by David Reutimann, for the entire Sprint Cup season. Initially, Aaron’s agreed to sponsor the car for half of the season. Michael Waltrip said he spoke with Aaron’s CEO Ken Butler, saying: I said, ‘Reutimann’s going to win. You watch.’ And […]
Jeremy Mayfield will return to Sprint Cup competition full time in 2009, driving the No. 41 Toyota for his own team, Mayfield Motorsports. MM is a joint venture between Mayfield and Gary Smith, Chairman and CEO of All Sport Inc., which will sponsor Mayfield’s entry. All Sport body quencher is a sports drink. Mayfield attributed […]
Four companies with ties to NASCAR, Sprint Nextel, General Motors, Caterpillar, and Home Depot all announced that they are cutting jobs in light of current economic conditions. Sprint Nextel, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series sponsor, announced that it will be cutting about 15% of its workforce, or 8,000 employees. This move is expected to save […]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that Scott Riggs will drive the team’s No. 36 Toyota for the 2009 Sprint Cup season. No sponsor has been named. Riggs said: I look forward to working with Tommy. I think we can work together to build something really strong. I feel fortunate to work with someone like Tommy who […]
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, […]
Tommy Baldwin Racing announced that it will field a Sprint Cup Series team that will compete full time in 2009. The team is currently preparing Toyotas for the upcoming Daytona 500.
Bill Davis has sold majority interest in Bill Davis Racing and all of Triad Racing Development to Mike Held and Marty Gaunt. Triad Racing Technologies will continue to supply engines, chassis, and bodies for all three of NASCAR’s major series.
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.