Archive for July 7th, 2009
Questions about the potential of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing were key to the decision by Martin Truex Jr. to cut his ties with what had been Dale Earnhardt Inc. and move to Michael Waltrip Racing beginning in 2010. “For me, there was a lot less in question [at MWR],” said Truex, who won one race and [...]
International Speedway Corp. has seen revenues drop 13.6 percent and has reported a loss for the first six months of its 2009 fiscal year – the loss mostly attributed to a write-down of $55.6 million for struggling merchandise arm Motorsports Authentics.
UPDATE 2: Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) announced that NAPA Auto Parts has signed a multi-year contract to continue its primary sponsorship with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series organization, and has named two-time Nationwide Series champion and 2007 Chase participant Martin Truex, Jr. as its driver. Starting in 2010, the car number on the NAPA Auto [...]
Last week, Dale and Teresa Earnhardt’s daughter Taylor took a demonstration run in the late Dale Sr’s famed No 3 Goodwrench Chevolet at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. Here are a few photos:
NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield’s name isn’t on the entry list for Saturday’s race at Chicagoland Speedway. Mayfield, whose drug suspension was overturned by a federal judge last week, still could attempt to qualify for the race. Under NASCAR rules, teams have until one hour before the first practice to register.