Archive for January, 2012

NNS: Rusty Wallace Racing Closes Doors for 2012 Season

January 6, 2012 No Comments

In these tough economic times, race teams seem to be hit harder than ever. That’s the case for Rusty Wallace Racing who announced on Friday that they will take a “temporary hiatus” from competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. RWR had fielded a two-car operation over the past several seasons with numerous drivers behind the wheel. While RWR had funding […]

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NNS: Cole Whitt Named Driver of JR Motorsports No. 88 in 2012

January 4, 2012 No Comments

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 4, 2012) – JR Motorsports’ flagship team will compete for a NASCAR Nationwide Series championship with one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars, as Cole Whitt has been tabbed to drive the company’s flagship No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012, team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced today. Whitt, a 20-year-old native of Alpine, Calif., will also […]

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NSCS: Aric Almirola Signs With Richard Petty Motorsports To Drive Famed No.43

January 4, 2012 No Comments

CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2012) – Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that Aric Almirola will drive the legendary No. 43 Ford Fusion in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning in 2012. Almirola has made 35 starts in the Sprint Cup Series, his most recent stint coming in 2010 when he finished the last five races […]

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NNS: Turner Motorsports Announces Kahne, Sweet to Split Season in 2012

January 2, 2012 No Comments

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 2, 2012) – Turner Motorsports, along with Great Clips, Inc., is proud to announce that Kasey Kahne will increase his time behind the wheel of the No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet in 2012 to compete in 15 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) events. Up and coming driver, Brad Sweet, who has competed on […]

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