Ever since his somewhat suprising release from Petty Enterprises’ No. 43 car, 2000 Sprint Cup champion Bobby Labonte’s name has been linked to the newly formed Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, a marriage between Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Chip Ganassi Racing. And, this could be a perfect match. Even before Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s highly publicized departure from [...]
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.
Stewart Hass Racing announced that it has hired Dale Earnhardt Inc.’s VP of Competition, Bobby Hutchens, to serve as SHR’s director of competition. The team has also hired Tony Gibson, crew chief of the No. 8 team, to be crew chief of SHR’s No. 39. U.S. Army team and driver Ryan Newman.
Tony Stewart’s Stewart Haas Racing announced that the U.S. Army will sponsor its No. 39 Chevy, and driver Ryan Newman for 22 races next season. For the remaining 14 races, the Army will serve as associate sponsor. A primary sponsor was not announced for those remaining races. For images of the car, see Jayski’s No. [...]
Stewart Haas Racing has called a news conference Thursday at 1:30 PM ET where the race team is expected to announce that the U.S. Army will sponsor SHR driver Ryan Newman in the next Sprint Cup season, according to NASCAR.com. Tony Stewart said: I’m really excited about having the opportunity to be hands-on and be [...]
It is being reported that sources are saying that U.S. Army has informed Dale Earnhardt Inc that it would not be renewing its sponsorship next season. Instead, the sponsor will move to Tony Stewart’s Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 39, to be driven by Ryan Newman. A formal announcement is expected at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The [...]
Paul Menard is expected to announce that he and his sponsorship will leave Dale Earnhardt Inc.’s No 15 Chevy at the end of the season, moving over to Yates Racing. An announcement could come this week. The loss of Menard leaves DEI with one full time sponsor for next season, Bass Pro Shops, which will [...]
A NASCAR blog for the North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Journal is reporting that with Gillett Evernham Motorsports’ hiring of Reed Sorenson, Patrick Carpentier seems to be the odd man out. It doesn’t sound like the Canadian driver has officially been given his notice, but from his comments, it doesn’t seem good: It’s over. They’ve hired Reed Sorenson for next [...]
With all of the rumors surrounding Dale Earnhardt Inc. of late, it seems that the company that Dale Sr. built is in jeopardy. Martin Truex Jr. seems to be dragging his feet on signing that extention, and is rumored to be considering joining Stewart Haas Racing in a third car. He’s said to be furious [...]
ESPN is reporting that Max Siegel, president of Dale Earnhardt Inc., said that DEI is not seeking a potential buyer — at least not right now. It had been reported earlier that DEI hired Bear, Stearns, & Co. Inc. to find a potential buyer for the company. Siegel said: We have not engaged Bear, Stearns or Goldman Sachs or [...]