NSCS: Brian Scott & American Red Cross Team For Martinsville Speedway

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Richard Petty Motorsports announced today that the American Red Cross, one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, will be featured as the primary partner on the No. 44 Ford Fusion driven by Brian Scott this weekend at Martinsville Speedway. With a history of giving back to the community, Richard Petty Motorsports and Scott will support giving back …

BROWN: Is the Six Pack Starting to Run Empty?

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For the past 14 years, nobody has been more dominate in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, quite the way Jimmie Johnson has. Whenever a new challenger would present themselves to the fight, Johnson would seem to find a way to end up leaps and bounds better than his competition, almost turning on a switch and lighting a fire so bright it could be seen from space.

NSCS: Tradition Returns; Brian Scott To Pilot No. 44 For Richard Petty Motorsports In 2016

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — RPM photo — There are times in the sport of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, when looking at things on the surface, they seem simple. An example is a car number. A car number, in its simplest definition, allows race fans to connect a car with a team and a driver. But, as in …

NORTHEAST: Coastal 181 Releases New Bones Bourcier Book: Foyt, Andretti and Petty

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NEWBURYPORT, Mass. – official press release — Coastal 181 photo — Motorsports publisher Coastal 181 announced the release of “FOYT, ANDRETTI, PETTY: America’s Racing Trinity,” by award-winning author Bones Bourcier, on Wednesday. Twenty years after they hung up their helmets, the names A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, and Richard Petty remain synonymous with the sport they carried to new heights. They rose …

NSCS: Richard Petty Honored with Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports

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CORNING, N.Y. – official team release — RPM photo — Richard Petty took center stage at New York’s Corning Museum of Glass Thursday night when he was presented the Cameron R. Argetsinger Award for Outstanding Contributions to Motorsports at the International Motor Racing Research Center Award Dinner. The dinner was presented by NASCAR, International Speedway Corp. and Watkins Glen Int’l.  …

NXS: Biagi-DenBenste Racing Extending Partnership with Richard Petty Motorsports

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release – Jared Tilton/Getty Images North America photo – Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBenste Racing announced today they will extend their partnership to enter both Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. in three NASCAR XFINITY Series races this season. Almirola raced with the team during the season-opening XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway, …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Still Seeing Positives; Ryan Truex Remaining Hopeful Despite Entering 2015 Season Rideless

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MAYETTA, N.J. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Audio by Kyle Magda and Marshall Gabell – Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo – With less than two weeks before NASCAR’s three national series open their season at Daytona International Speedway, most drivers have determined their 2015 plans. Two-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Ryan …

NSCS: Marcos Ambrose to Return to Australia; Departs RPM for 2015

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — HHP/Christa L. Thomas photo — Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the No. 9 team will move forward with a new driver in 2015. Marcos Ambrose, who has been with RPM since 2011, has informed the organization that he will return to his native home of Australia in 2015. This was a personal decision by Ambrose. …

PETTY FOUNDATION: “The King” Makes a Dream Reality for 98-Year-Old Race Fan

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LEVEL CROSS, N.C. – official release — Richard Petty Foundation photo — He never cared to fly, and never had in his young 98 years of life, but this past week was different for Henry Jakes of Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was going to meet “The King,” Richard Petty, thanks to an offer from the Petty Family Foundation. The Foundation and …

Tom Time Blog: The King Riles Up Danica’s Court

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February 15 2014 – Blog By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo By Getty Images/NASCAR The wording Richard Petty used when he answered the question at the CME in Toronto about whether he thought Danica Patrick would ever win a Sprint Cup Race was unfortunate.  But I don’t think he was entirely wrong. Even if all Richard had …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Johnson holds off Junior for record win at Dover

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service – Dover, Del. – Jimmie Johnson’s run toward a possible sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship shifted into high gear Sunday at Dover International Speedway. On two fresh tires to polesitter Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s four, Johnson held off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate during a 26-lap green-flag run to the finish of the AAA 400 and made a significant dent in …