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RICHARD PETTY RUMORS

RPM And Joe Gibbs Notes

Richard Petty Motorsports is going to remain a two car team. Joe Gibbs Racing though has picked up sponsorship from Stanley And Dewalt
Via The Pit Stop
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Petty planning to run 2 full-time cars next year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Richard Petty Motorsports insisted Wednesday it is committed to running two cars in 2015 despite losing driver Marcos Ambrose and primary sponsor Stanley in the span of five days. Ambrose said last weekend he is returning to his native Australia and will run V8 Supercars for Roger Penske. His sponsor, Stanley, said Wednesday it is moving to Joe Gibbs Racing...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports committed to two teams in 2015

Following Wednesday's announcement that Stanley and DeWalt are leaving Richard Petty Motorsports for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015, RPM has a major sponsorship hole to fill for next season. With last Saturday's revelation that Marcos Ambrose is leaving RPM at the end of the season, as well, the company has lost the driver and two primary sponsors of its No. 9 Ford in just five...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Reaffirms Commitment For Two Cars In 2015

CONCORD, N.C. – At the start of 2014, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced a three-year extension and investment increase by Smithfield Foods on the No. 43 Ford team. The previous year RPM welcomed new partners Strike 10 Entertainment and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to join Smithfield[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Committed to Two-Car NASCAR Sprint Cup Team in 2015

At the start of 2014, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced a three-year extension and investment increase by Smithfield Foods on the No. 43 Ford team. The previous year RPM welcomed new partners Strike 10 Entertainment and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to join Smithfield Foods, U.S. Air Force and longtime partner STP. The result was the RPM No....

DeWalt/Stanley Move Sponsorship To Joe Gibbs Racing In 2015

In another one of those worst kept secrets in the NASCAR garage, Stanley Tools and DeWalt will move their sponsorship from Richard Petty Motorsports to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015. It is a downgrade in sponsorship for the company, who have been the primary sponsor of Marcos Ambrose the past[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who can replace Marcos Ambrose at Richard Petty Motorsports?

It is going to be a busy few weeks for executives at Richard Petty Motorsports. On Saturday afternoon, the organization announced that the No. 9 Ford Fusion is vacant for the 2015 season. Driving for the team since 2011, Marcos Ambrose is opting to leave RPM to take his family back to his home in Australia.  In lieu of this decision, the team now has the task of finding a new driver...

Richard Petty Motorsports Announces Driver Update to No. 9 Ford Team

CONCORD, N.C. (September 13, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the No. 9 team will move forward with a new driver in 2015. Marcos Ambrose, who has been with RPM since 2011, has informed the organization that he will return to his native home of Australia in 2015. This was a personal decision by Ambrose. At this time RPM is currently evaluating several driver...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Marcos Ambrose Will Not Return to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2015

JOLIET, Ill. — Richard Petty Motorsports handed out a press release in the Chicagoland Speedway Media Center on Saturday morning indicating Marcos Ambrose will not return to the team next season. Ambrose informed the organization he will return to his native home of Australia in 2015.  This was a personal decision made by Ambrose. “Marcos will always be a part of our extended...
Via Sicknissified
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Driving Experience Comes To N.H. Motor Speedway (Video)

Ever wonder what it feels like to ride shotgun or be driving a race car as it accelerates at triple-digit speeds around a track? The Richard Petty Driving Experience is giving NASCAR fans an opportunity to drive a professional race car at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway until Sunday. Before getting in the car, drivers take a quick class and learn the basics of driving. Then, the...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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