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Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Brendan Gaughan), fifth (Austin Dillon), ninth (Elliott Sadler) and 14th (Joey Coulter).
Sadler and Dillon concluded the 2012 season second and third, respectively, in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, 23 (Sadler) and 24 (Dillon) points shy of champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
RCR's three full-time Nationwide Series entries finished third (No. 2 team), fourth (No. 3 team) and fifth (No. 33 team) in the Nationwide Series owner championship point standings.
Dillon earned the Sunoco Rookie of the Year award, his third ROY title in a NASCAR-sanctioned Series (NASCAR K&N Pro Series East division in 2008 and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2010).
According to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, RCR drivers posted the Fastest Lap of the Race for 53 circuits with Dillon (28), Sadler (13), Gaughan (11) and Coulter (one).
Gaughan tied for the most Green Flag Passes with 104, ranked seco...
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After months of speculation, it is finally official. At 1:45 p.m. Et. on Monday, all of the rumors finally came to an end. Elliott Sadler will be behind the wheel of a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the full NASCAR Nationwide Series season in 2013. Sadler will be joining Brian Vickers as the latest driver [...]
The rumors regarding Elliott Sadler joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series are true, Sadler confirmed Monday via Twitter. Sadler spent the last two seasons at Richard Childress Racing in the No.2 One Main Financial Chevrolet. He won four races and finished in the top ten 24 of 33 races in 2012. Sadler [...]
Elliott Sadler won four races in 2012. It was not enough. He still found himself 23 points behind Ricky Stenhouse Jr. who won his second consecutive title in the Nationwide Series.
Sadler will not return to Richard Childress Racing in 2013. Rumors persist to swirl that Sadler will race the 2013 season for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Nationwide Series. Sadler recently said that he was...
OneMain Financial announced a partnership today with Joe Gibbs Racing to be the primary sponsor of the No.11 OneMain Financial car driven by Elliott Sadler in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013. OneMain Financial will also have associate sponsorship on two additional Joe Gibbs Racing Nationwide Series entries.
Mary McDowell, President and CEO of OneMain Financial stated, “We...
Richard Childress Racing's Austin Dillon was officially named the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Dillon joins his younger brother, Ty Dillon, as a 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. The younger Dillon clinched the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series version of the award on Friday evening.
Austin Dillon culminated...
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. – Richard Childress Racing’s Ty Dillon was officially named the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The 20-year-old grandson of Richard Childress claimed the Sunoco rookie honors with his 25-place finish at the Homestead, Fla., facility following a season-long battle with two other drivers....
The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma and The NASCAR Foundation are teaming up for an online auction hosted on NASCAR.COM/foundation Nov. 19 - Dec. 3.
"More than 12,000 kids die every year from life-threatening injuries - more than all other causes combined," said Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing and co-founder of the Childress...
Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon in title battles...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Joey Coulter), 18th (Tim George Jr.) and 25th (Ty Dillon). Coulter finished third in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver championship point battle, while Dillon ranked fourth in the standings. The No. 22 Chevrolet team finished third in the Camping World Truck Series owner championship point standings, the No. 3 team finished...
Elliott Sadler, fresh of his runner-up finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will move to Joe Gibbs Racing in the series next season.
OneMain Financial will sponsor Sadler in the No. 11 entry, as well as have associate sponsorship on two additional Gibbs Nationwide Series entries.
Sadler, most recently competing with Richard Childress Racing, has four wins, nine pole positions...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Brendan Gaughan), fifth (Austin Dillon), ninth (Elliott Sadler) and 14th (Joey Coulter). Sadler and Dillon concluded the 2012 season second and third, respectively, in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, 23 (Sadler) and 24 (Dillon) points shy of champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. RCR’s three full-time Nationwide...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Austin Dillon has won the 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Austin Dillon
He won the Rookie of the Year for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He is the driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet.
He finished the season with two wins and three poles. He also had 16 top fives and 27 top ten finishes.
He finished third...
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton and team owner Richard Childress will unveil the 2013 No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS on Wednesday, December 5 at the new Caterpillar Visitors Center located behind Caterpillar world headquarters in downtown Peoria, Ill.
"Caterpillar has invited Richard (Childress) and I to tour their new world-class Visitors Center and we are encouraging...
Austin Dillon led the way with a lap of 32.292 seconds in the final practice for the Ford EcoBoost 300 from Homestead. Rounding out the top five was Joey Coulter, Mike Bliss, Regan Smith, and Danica Patrick. Championship leader Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. posted the 15th best time, 0.554 seconds off the lap of Dillon.
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished eighth (Kevin Harvick), 11th (Paul Menard) and 19th (Jeff Burton).
Harvick closed out the 2012 season ranked eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship point standings, 79 points shy of champion Brad Keselowski, while Menard ranked 16th in the standings and Burton held finished in the 19th position....