Archive for May 12th, 2007
The Darlington race has been postponed until Sunday at 1:00PM EDT due to rain.
Doug Yates, co-owner of Robert Yates Racing, said talks about a merger or partnership with Dale Earnhardt Inc. are part of just once scenario his team is considering. “We’re trying to do whatever we can do to get our team as strong as we can get it, so we’ve looked at a lot of situations, [...]
New NASCAR owner Bobby Ginn (right) plans to pursue Dale Earnhardt Jr. – with every intent of landing him – as soon as Junior is ready to hear offers. “We would stretch as hard as we could stretch to do it,” Ginn said by telephone Friday night. “You want the best, the absolute best, and [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s crew chief Tony Eury Jr. has an option in his contract that says if Earnhardt leaves he can leave too. “My contract, when I signed up with DEI, I made it real clear that if Dale Jr wasn’t my driver, I wanted to have an open contract to whether, you know…not saying [...]
Martin Truex Jr. said he was prepared for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to either stay with or leave Dale Earnhardt Inc., but he was not privy to nor was he involved in any of the negotiations concerning his teammate. Truex was widely reported to be joining Earnhardt Jr. in leaving DEI in the past few days, [...]
Bill Davis Racing’s No. 23 Toyota NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team was thrown out of a test session Thursday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., for using an unlicensed driver. NASCAR spokesman Josh Hamilton confirmed that BDR’s No. 23 team was ejected from the speedway Thursday night and that the team – and [...]
Morgan-McClure Motorsports has sued 360 OTC parent company Rockford-Montgomery Labs in federal court in Atlanta. The team claims that it signed a $10.1 million deal for the company to sponsor Morgan- McClure’s #4 car in 2007. Because of the sponsorship, McClure planned on running two cars next season and had outlined a tentative agreement with [...]