Tommy Baldwin Racing is near completion of a deal to sell the owners’ points accrued from the No. 36 TBR Chevy last season to Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 10 Chevy to be driven by Danica Patrick in select Sprint Cup Series events in 2012.
Hamilton-Means Racing has decided to push their first start of the season back to Phoenix International Raceway or Bristol Motor Speedway because they have not received essential equipment needed to attempt the 2012 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that it will field a Nationwide Series entry in 2012.
Ward Burton will make his NASCAR return, after a five-year absence, in the NextEra Energy 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway in February. Burton, older brother of Richard Childress Racing driver Jeff Burton, will drive the No. 27 Hillman Racing Chevy in select Truck Series events. He will share seat time with his son, Jeb.
Leavine Family Racing has signed Scott Speed to drive the team’s No. 95 Sprint Cup entry in 2012. The team will run a partial schedule of 16 races beginning with the April race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Turner Motorsports will field a No. 50 Chevy that will feature Wal-Mart as the sponsor with Bill Elliott behind the whell in the 2012 Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Snap-on Tools has enhanced its relationship with Penske Racing, and will appear as primary sponsor on the team’s No. 22 Nationwide Series entry driven by Brad Keselowski and Parker Kligerman.
Elliott Sadler will drive Richard Childress Racing’s No. 33 Sprint Cup Chevy in the 2012 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.
Brendan Gaughan will drive a limited schedule for Richard Childress Racing in the No. 33 South Point Hotel & Casino in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012.
Robinson-Blakeney Racing, the race team started by long-time Nationwide Series owner Jay Robinson and Troy Blakeney, has announced that it has signed JJ Yeley to drive the team’s No. 49 Sprint Cup entry in 2012. Tony Furr, who has worked with Yeley in the past, will serve as crew chief for the car. Yeley said: [...]