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NSCS: Shane Wilson In, Gil Martin Out for Kevin Harvick in 2012

November 23, 2011 No Comments

Richard Childress announced Wednesday that Shane Wilson will replace Gil Martin as crew chief of Kevin Harvick’s No. 29 team. Martin, who had previously been Harvick’s crew chief since May of 2009, has taken a position as director of team operations for Richard Childress Racing. “Kevin came to me after the Phoenix (International Raceway) race […]

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NSCS: Austin Dillon-Truck Star Attempts To Make Cup Debut At Kansas

October 6, 2011 No Comments

As if Austin Dillon’s year wasn’t already going well enough, leading the point standings in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with five races remaining, he also gets the opportunity to attempt to make his Sprint Cup debut this weekend at the Kansas Speedway.  Add to that, Dillon gets the honor of carrying the President Ronald Reagan Centennial Foundation […]

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NCWTS: Austin Dillon Wins In Chicago- Points Battle Gets Interesting

September 16, 2011 No Comments

In a race where Austin Dillon had to win, he found a way to get the job done. This one trait is what you look for in a driver, and in this case, Richard Childress’ grandson has a very unique trait- He’s a winner. In 45 career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Dillon has […]

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NSCS: The Year Of The Milestones- Who’s Next?

July 22, 2011 No Comments

Kyle Busch reached a significant milestone last week, as he won his 100th career NASCAR national series race. Busch is the only driver who has competed regularly in all three of NASCAR’s national series and won 100 races. With 49 Nationwide Series wins, he also is one win away from being the all-time winningest driver in […]

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Richard Childress and Kyle Busch Involved in Physical Altercation After Saturday’s Truck Race at Kansas Speedway + Links to All Statements and Penalties

June 6, 2011 1 Comment

Kyle Busch was confronted by Richard Childress following Saturday’s truck race at Kansas Speedway, where Busch finished in sixth just behind Richard Childress Racing’s, Joey Coulter. 65 year old Childress reportedly removed his jewelry and put Busch in a headlock, punching him three times and dropping him to the ground. Childress wasn’t happy with what […]

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Statement from Richard Childress Regarding the Penalties He Received

June 6, 2011 No Comments

Richard Childress released the below statement just moments after being fined $150,000 and put on probation until December 31st for his involvement in the altercation with Kyle Busch. “First of all, I’m responsible for my actions, plain and simple. As you know, I am a very principled person and have a passion for what we […]

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Press Release – Richard Childress Fined $150K and Put on Probation Until December 31st

June 6, 2011 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 6, 2011) – NASCAR has fined owner Richard Childress $150,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing – involved in an altercation in the garage area) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violation occurred following the NASCAR Camping […]

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Kyle Busch’s Statement Regarding Richard Childress Altercation

June 5, 2011 No Comments

What happened between you and Richard Childress following Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race? “There was an altercation in the garage area — in the Truck garage area — on my way out to my motorhome. Fortunately, NASCAR is taking the situation seriously and is looking into it, and making their decisions based what […]

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