According to a Dave Newton tweet, Kasey Kahne said that Richard Petty Motorsports has made him an offer to stay with the team after next season. But, Kahne said he wanted to see what other offers he gets. If he decides to leave, he could have his choice of four seats.
TRG Motorsports announced that Doug Randolph will serve as crew chief for the No. 71 Sprint Cup Series team, and driver Bobby Labonte. Randolph most recently served in the same position for Richard Childress Racing’s No. 07 and driver Casey Mears. He replaces Richard “Slugger” Labbe who was released last week.
TRG Motorsports announced that the team has parted ways with crew chief Richard “Slugger” Labbe. Labbe served as crew chief for the team’s No. 71, which will be driven by Bobby Labonte next season. TRG is currently in discussions with other crew chiefs.
TRG Motorsports has announced that Bobby Labonte will return with the team’s No. 71 in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010. TaxSlayer.com will also return as a primary sponsor for 12 races. The team is also considering a switch to a different manufacturer. They fielded Chevys in 2009.
David Gilliland will drive Robby Gordon Motorsports’ No. 7 Toyota in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway this weekend while Gordon will run an off-road race in Baja. Mike Bliss will drive TRG Motorsports’s No. 71 Chevy.
David Gilliland will drive four races for Joe Gibbs Racing in a fourth JGR Toyota at the end of this season. He will also drive the Wood Brothers No. 21 at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, subbing for an injured Bill Elliott. Gilliland had been replaced by Bobby Labonte for seven races in TRG Motorsports’ No. […]
It was reported that Erik Darnell would be replacing Bobby Labonte in Yates Racing’s No. 96 Ford Fusion. Well, it didn’t take Labonte long to find a ride. He will pilot TRG Motorsports’ No. 71 in the races in which he will be replaced by Darnell. The move allows the team to use the past […]
David Gilliland will drive the #71 TRG Motorsports Chevy at this weekend’s Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway (Fontana). He will have to get his car in on its qualifying time, as the team is not guaranteed a starting spot. Richard “Slugger” Labbe will serve as crew chief for Gilliland. Labbe served as crew […]