Richard Childress Racing has completed an “equity partnership” deal with a former part owner of TRG Motorsports that will guarantee Paul Menard a starting spot in the first five races of 2011.
Brendan Gaughan will drive TRG Motorsports No. 71 Chevy at this weekend’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. He will bring South Point Casino, his Nationwide Series sponsor at Rusty Wallace Inc, to the No. 71. Team owner Kevin Buckler said: We know Brendan from last year when he raced one of our Porsches at Montreal [...]
TRG Motorsports announced that the team has re-signed driver Bobby Labonte to a four-race deal in TRG’s No. 71 Chevy with sponsorship from TaxSlayer.com. Labonte will pilot the car at Pocono, Michigan, Atlanta, and Texas.
As expected, Bobby Labonte has been named the driver of Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Monster Energy Toyota for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Sources are saying that Bobby Labonte is expected to leave TRG Motorsports’ No. 71 Sprint Cup Chevy this week. Rumor has it that he could be headed to another team to run at New Hampshire.
TRG Motorsports announced that Paul Clapprood has been named interim crew chief for the No. 71 Chevy and driver Bobby Labonte. Clapprood replaces Doug Randolph starting with this weekend’s Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Team owner Kevin Buckler said: We are pleased to give Paul this opportunity and we wish Doug [...]
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.
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Texas Governor Rick Perry’s re-election campaign is sponsoring TRG Motorsports and driver Bobby Labonte for the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 71 Chevy will tour the state in the days leading up to the race, allowing fans to learn more about Perry’s plan to keep “Moving Texas Forward.”
TRG Motorsports has formed a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing under which TRG will receive cars, repair services, and testing support from RCR. TRG will also team with Stewart Haas Racing for pit crew support, in an effort to improve speed of pit stops.