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May 24th, 2013
Paul Menard has secured his Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup seat for the long term after family firm and main sponsor Menards agreed a new ‘multi-year’ deal with the squad.
March 26th, 2013
Sam Hornish will remain in the NASCAR’s Nationwide Series for the foreseeable future, although team boss Roger Penske says he is still earmarked for further Sprint Cup opportunities as they become available. The three-time IndyCar champion spent three years with Penske’s Sprint Cup team before dropping back to Nationwide for the 2011 season, since which he has made seven Cup starts.
February 6th, 2013
NASCAR is altering the Sprint Cup prize fund to try and discourage ‘start and park’ operations, but has refused to clampdown heavily on the practice.
January 21st, 2013
NASCAR is allowing fans to decide several aspects of the format of its non-championship Sprint Unlimited season-opener. Formerly known as the Shootout, the event takes place at Daytona a week prior to the track’s 500-mile race, round one of the Sprint Cup calendar. The 75-lap race will be broken down into three segments, with fans choosing between four options for how the laps should be divided up
January 11th, 2013
Danica Patrick has ruled herself out of an Indianapolis 500 entry this year in order to focus on her first full NASCAR Sprint Cup campaign. Patrick, who will contest the Sprint Cup with Stewart-Haas Racing, was linked to a possible Indianapolis appearance last year before opting to contest the Coca-Cola 600 on the same weekend instead
January 10th, 2013
Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip has joined new NASCAR team Swan Racing for the Sprint Cup season opener. Swan revealed at the end of last year that it was starting up after buying the assets of Inception Racing. David Stremme will be the team’s full-time driver this year, but he will step aside to allow Waltrip to race the car at Daytona next month.
January 10th, 2013
Nine teams have committed to Stephane Ratel’s new GT Sprint Series , which replaces the GT1 World Championship this year. Former world champion squad Vita4One will run BMW machinery while WRT, Phoenix and Novadriver will field Audis.
January 3rd, 2013
X Games and American rallying star Travis Pastrana has secured a full-time NASCAR Nationwide Series deal with Roush Fenway Racing as he bids to break into stock car racing’s top level. Pastrana made a one-off Nationwide start with Roush at Richmond last year, while also contesting several races with a RAB/Michael Waltrip Racing entry. He originally made his name in motocross before adding rallying to his repertoire, ultimately winning four American rally titles, two motocross crowns and multiple X Games medals.
December 17th, 2012
FIA GT1 World Championship frontrunner Hexis Racing has decided against racing in the championship that will succeed it in 2013, the GT Sprint Series. Team boss Philippe Dumas, whose squad won the GT1 World manufacturers’ title with Aston Martin in 2011, explained that it was “99 per cent sure” that the team would not race its McLaren MP4-12Cs in the GT Sprint Series, which will run to the same format of the GT1 World.
December 3rd, 2012
2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski predicts ‘great things’ will come of Penske’s impending switch to Ford. The team announced in August that it would leave Dodge, which finished bottom of the Sprint Cup manufacturers’ championship this season, and switch to Ford machinery . Dodge subsequently announced it would leave NASCAR at the end of 2012
November 16th, 2012
The NASCAR Sprint Cup will continue to be shown live on UK television for the next two years after Premier Sports increased its deal with the series. The digital satellite station, which has screened Cup action since 2011, will also add coverage of the NASCAR Truck Series to its line-up next year. Selected Truck races will be screened live
November 12th, 2012
Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress have all but confirmed they will not continue to work together beyond 2013, following reports of Harvick’s departure to Stewart-Haas Racing for 2014. On Sunday Harvick ended a 44-race winless streak for him and Richard Childress Racing with a hard fought victory at Phoenix. Victory came just a few days after rumours that he could be on the verge of a leaving a team for which he has competed for nearly 12 years.
November 3rd, 2012
FIA GT World Series titles are set to be awarded on the basis of points scored in Stephane Ratel’s new-for-2013 GT Sprint Series and his Blancpain Endurance Series next season. Ratel proposed such a plan in July , and has now revealed that he has reached an agreement in principle with FIA President Jean Todt for competitors in the two series to compete for manufacturers’ and teams’ titles. He formulated the plan following his decision not to continue running the FIA GT1 World Championship after the end of this season.
November 3rd, 2012
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing will switch from Earnhardt Childress Racing engines to Hendrick Motorsports power for next year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup. Following off-season personnel changes Ganassi’s Sprint Cup squad has endured a tough 2012
October 16th, 2012
NASCAR has dropped the qualifying rule which guaranteed starting spots for the top 35 drivers in the owners’ points as part of wider competition changes for 2013. The top-35 rule came into effect in 2005 and applied to points-paying events
October 11th, 2012
Dale Earnhardt Jr has effectively been ruled out of NASCAR Sprint Cup title contention after announcing that he will miss the championship’s next two races.
September 26th, 2012
NASCAR released its 2013 Sprint Cup series schedule which features little change relative to this year. As usual the season will start with the Daytona events, beginning with the non-points Shootout on February 16, the first event where the new Chevrolet SS, Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry will run in a competitive event
September 25th, 2012
Kurt Busch will replace Regan Smith at Furniture Row Racing for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The 2004 champion has signed a one-year deal with the Denver-based squad, concluding a short spell with the low-funded Phoenix Racing outfit, which he joined after parting ways with Penske at the end of 2011 . Busch, who was suspended from the June race at Pocono this year after verbally abusing a journalist , said he expects to be more competitive as a result of his move
September 18th, 2012
Danica Patrick’s NASCAR Nationwide Series crew chief Tony Eury Jr has left JR Motorsports. The departure of Eury Jr, who was also a part-owner of the team, comes just a week after his father, Tony Sr, also split with the organisation
September 11th, 2012
Team owner Joe Gibbs says he shares Kyle Busch’s “agony and defeat” after the 27-year-old failed to make this year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase at Richmond. Busch entered the weekend in prime position to claim the final wildcard entry into the Chase, and was on course to do so for much of the Saturday night race. During what was the final rain interruption of the 400-lap event the wrong strategy wrecked his bid however, meaning he lost out by just three points to Hendrick Motorsports’ Jeff Gordon.