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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Bayne’s 2018 Paint Scheme Revealed, Will Go With All Black Colors

Trevor Bayne’s AdvoCare Ford Fusion will sport a different look when it hits the track to begin the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) season as the famed Roush Fenway Racing No. 6 will be sporting the primary color of black. “This new paint scheme is pretty awesome,” said Bayne. “If you look through history a lot of the great drivers have driven black race cars as their primary scheme and I am pretty excited to have one as well going into 2018. I think that this new look…

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RCR Names Andy Petree As New VP of Competition

Richard Childress Racing has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR’s competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience. Petree joins RCR on a full-time basis after he was brought on in an advisory role in October to conduct a comprehensive review of the team’s competition area. Warren, who has served in a competition leadership position at RCR since 2012, will oversee RCR’s engineering department and new technology strategy.…

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Truex, Pollex Win Myers Brothers Award

A storybook season added another brilliant chapter on Wednesday as Martin Truex Jr. and girlfriend Sherry Pollex won the prestigious 2017 Myers Brothers Award. The honor recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to stock car racing and is voted upon by the National Motorsports Press Association. Truex, with his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, captured the attention of NASCAR fans everywhere during 2017. His on-track dominance was one reason, as the New Jersey-native won a series-high eight races. But even more so, fans were drawn to the…

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Prime Sports Network – Race Review Online Nov. 20 NASCAR Podcast, Wrapping Up The 2017 Season

PSN motorsports analyst C.J. Radune and Eric Smith of Race Review Online join Greg DePalma to wrap up what turned out to be a less-than-thrilling finish to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, as Martin Truex Jr. won both the race and the season title. They also toss around ideas to bring excitement back to the finale. Listen to the Podcast Here

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