Found August 12, 2012 on
Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s is having a fundraiser Wednesday in Charlotte, NC and it will feature a little bit of NASCAR
The event at the Duke Mansion is chaired by NASCAR CEO Brian France and his wife Amy. Co-chairs include NASCAR President Mike Helton and team owners Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick and Felix Sabates as well as driver Jamie McMurray.
The fundraiser will be Romney’s second appearance of the week in North Carolina. On Sunday he takes a bus tour with stops in Mooresville, High Point and Wake County.
Romney recently announced Paul Ryan to be his running mate for this years Presidential election in November….
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Jamie McMurray driver of the No.1 Bass Pro Shops/McDonald’s Chevrolet Impala, told reporters for The Sporting News that he had resigned with Ganassi Racing for next season.
He was brief in comment and told them that “I’m set for here,” McMurray said. “It’s done. I haven’t really made a big deal about it. Drivers take different approaches to that. Some like all the...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 12th (Paul Menard), 15th (Kevin Harvick) and 30th (Jeff Burton).
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Menard ranked eighth in the category Fastest Drivers Late in a Run (120.444 mph) and tied for fifth in category of Quality Passes with 20 made while running in the top 15 during the Finger Lakes 355.
Harvick ran within the top...
It was a good day Saturday afternoon for the Team Chevy drivers. Juan Pablo Montoya led the way by winning the pole, his second pole in a row after winning last weekend at Pocono, then Jimmie Johnson was 3rd, Ryan Newman was 6th, Tony Stewart was 7th, and Jamie McMurray was 10th. Below is quotes from those drivers and Regan Smith, who qualified 13th.
JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 MCDONALDS...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished eighth (Paul Menard), 12th (Elliott Sadler) and 23rd (Austin Dillon).
Sadler leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings over Ricky Stenhouse Jr., by 13 points. Sam Hornish ranks third, with Dillon fourth in the standings, trailing his teammate by 29 points.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is second in the Nationwide...