Rick Hendrick announced Wednesday that Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, still has 13 unsponsored races in 2013
It is hard to imagine that NASCAR‘s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., is still looking for sponsorship as the new season is just around the corner, but it’s true. Maybe it’s the economy, ticket sales or the asking price. We may never truly know. But one thing we have learned, finding sponsorship for premier NASCAR teams is as hard as it has ever been. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s situation is a prime example. Continue reading →
Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson at Martinsville 2011 Photo – Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
By Michelle Lesener and Sharon Burton
Technical alliances in NASCAR allow teams to get equipment and technical support from another team, which is great for many of the smaller teams. But does it also help the team providing technical support and limit the competitive nature of the sport? Continue reading →
Due to NASCAR’s rule of four cars per team, the most that one organization can hope for is that all four of them teams make the Chase.
However due to affiliations that NASCAR allows, history could be made this year at Richmond as we could see five, possibly six, drivers with ties to one organization’s engine program, making the Chase.