Top Rides Filled By Young Talent In NASCAR For 2018

The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season is hurrying upon us. We’re just a mere four weeks away from the season opening Daytona 500. One thing that occurred to me lately is that we have just six drivers in the entire field that has ever won a Cup championship. In fact, just one of those six have won multiple titles (Jimmie Johnson 7). Do we see another new champion in 2018? The odds are good for that and that’s because of this new found youth movement in NASCAR. Just…

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Air Force To Sponsor Bubba Wallace Jr. For 2 Races In 2018, Both Holiday Race Weekend’s

Richard Petty Motorsports announced Monday that the United States Air Force will return as sponsor of its No. 43 Chevrolet and new driver Darrell Wallace Jr. in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The organization announced via social media that the partnership will be for two key 2018 races — Daytona in July and Phoenix in November. Daytona is the Fourth of July weekend and Phoenix is Veterans Day weekend. “The Air Force is excited to partner with Richard Petty Motorsports once again and this year we are ‘enlisting’ a…

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Wallace Now a Chevrolet Driver, Iconic Numbers In NASCAR Now Housed Under 1 Roof

The long rumored manufacturer change for Richard Petty Motorsports is now confirmed. The organization announced on Friday morning that they have switched from Ford power to Chevrolet. Hidden in that announcement is it will be the third manufacturer that RPM driver Bubba Wallace Jr. has driven for in NASCAR. Wallace, was a Toyota development driver when he came on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series scene with Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2013. He’d win five races in two seasons with KBM and Toyota. After a third place finish in the…

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Richard Petty Motorsports Merges With Richard Childress Racing, Switches From Ford To Chevrolet

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today a new partnership between the two organizations.  RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to the team.  The RPM entry will also receive horsepower from ECR Engines, the high-performance engine production, research and development subsidiary of RCR.  With the transition, RPM will permanently move its team headquarters adjacent to the RCR campus in Welcome, N.C.  The move will begin immediately and be completed by January. “We’ve had a tremendous amount of success through our team partnerships over the past…

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Kyle Busch Motorsports Ultimate Stepping Stone To Greater NASCAR Opportunities

While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is getting tougher and tougher to make money in, the series absolutely has to find a way to cut costs but be able to retain Kyle Busch Motorsports. While Kyle Busch himself has threatened to pull out of the series amid new rule changes that limit himself and other Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers from competing in the series on a regular basis, the recent string of success and promotion of drivers from KBM shows that they need to somehow find a…

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Click n’ Close To Sponsor Bubba Wallace Jr. For 3 Races With RPM In 2018

Fort Worth, TX – Click n’ Close, a division of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., has entered into official partnership agreements with the sanctioning body, NASCAR, and one of the most iconic race teams in the sport, Richard Petty Motorsports. The collaborations designate Click n’ Close as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR®” in addition to becoming a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports. Click n’ Close is Mid America Mortgage’s new digital mortgage approval and closing platform that provides home buyers with a fast, simple and secure experience by automating many of…

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Wallace Signing With RPM The Move NASCAR Needed

Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon and Carl Edwards officially walked away from NASCAR last season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is once the checkered flag drops at the Homestead-Miami Speedway next month. Danica Patrick as well as Matt Kenseth don’t have a rides lined up for 2018 and their chances of landing one now seem bleak. That’s a lot of star power exiting the sport in a span of just two years. Then, they were threatened with not having Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. not Richard Petty Motorsports around either. Wallace, didn’t have any…

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Bubba Wallace Jr. Signs Deal With Richard Petty Motorsports For 2018

We all knew the move would be coming, now it’s finally revealed, Bubba Wallace Jr. will drive the iconic No. 43 for Richard Petty Motorsports for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Notice, I didn’t say the No. 43 with a manufacturer next to it. I also didn’t mention a sponsor next to that. Team officials confirmed on Wednesday that Wallace will be the in car, but they said that they have not worked out a deal with a manufacturer nor sponsor for next season though. 

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2018 NASCAR Silly Season Update

As the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs are heating up, so are the silly season rumors. Just this week alone, another driver was made available via free agency as Front Row Motorsports announced that Landon Cassill won’t be back for the team in 2018. But, a possible destination for a free agent was taken away too, as Furniture Row Racing announced that they were shutting down the No. 77 Toyota entry due to a lack of funding. So, what’s left? Who’s rumored to go where? Here’s what we’re hearing. 

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RPM To Shift Focus To Bubba Wallace Jr. For 2018

You’ve heard that old cliche that the bigger the hill, the bigger the snowball that forms on its way down right? Well, that snowball started off small with Smithfield announcing on Tuesday morning that they were leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. That wasn’t too shocking. But, the next domino that fell was when Danica Patrick announced that she won’t be back with SHR next season. Then, RPM revealed that Aric Almirola also won’t be back with them for 2018…

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