Ryan Newman Leaving Richard Childress Racing

Sometimes, you just need a change. Ryan Newman isn't making headlines like he once did, but there's no reason to think he's washed up either. 2019 will find the Rocketman somewhere else as he's announced he's leaving Richard Childress Racing, the team he's been with since 2014. One can only guess where things go from here with the 31 car at RCR, who will occupy it, and what happens with Ryan Newman. At 40, he's no kid, but is there any reason to think he won't land somewhere else? When ...

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Kevin Harvick Victory Lends More Historical Symmetry To 2018 Season

  Another week, more NASCAR history. We spent last week remembering the ties between Austin Dillon's victory at Daytona to Dale Earnhardt. One week later, Kevin Harvick earns a victory at Atlanta reminding us once again of NASCAR history. Longtime fans remember that immediately following the death of Dale Earnhardt at the 2001 Daytona 500, Richard Childress Racing brought in a kid from Oildale, California named Kevin Harvick to be his successor. Such enormous shoes to fill. Partly ...

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Richard Petty Motorsports Switches To Chevrolet

Remember the jingle? "Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet," the iconic commercial tune went. Just as iconic as those symbols is Richard Petty to the world of NASCAR racing. RPM will not only align with "the bowties" in 2018, they will also align technically with Richard Childress Racing. That's the word at Jayski.com. While Richard Petty himself is more of a NASCAR ambassador and organizational figurehead, in this season of change, it's good to see an icon from the sport's heyday ...

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Can Richard Childress Racing Get Back To Victory Lane?

Hey, didn't you use to be a top NASCAR racing team? It doesn't SEEM so long ago, but it's been three years since RCR put a car in victory lane in NASCAR's premier series. It's not easy staying on top in professional sports, particular in NASCAR, where technology, rules changes and the comings and goings of personnel keep the owners on their toes. The last time Richard Childress Racing fielded a race winning team in what is now called the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Kevin Harvick ...

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2015 Sprint Cup Grades: Part Two

Grading is hard. Here are the first round of 2015 Sprint Cup grades. This batch will review teams that have a bit more room for improvement in NASCAR's 2016 season. (more…) ...

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