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RICHARD PETTY RUMORS

Richard Petty Motorsports Has Officially Named

Sam Hornish Jr. as the driver of the #9 car for 2015.
Via The Pit Stop
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports signs Hornish for 2015

Sam Hornish Jr. has signed with Richard Petty Motorsports for a full-time ride in 2015. The three-time IndyCar Series champion last completed a full NASCAR Sprint Cup season in 2010. He'll replace Marcos Ambrose and drive the No. 9 Ford for RPM. Ambrose is leaving NASCAR at the end of the season and return to his native Australia. Hornish joins RPM from Joe Gibbs Racing where...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sam Hornish Jr. joins Richard Petty Motorsports for 2015 season

Richard Petty Motorsports made what was widely expected official on Wednesday morning, naming Sam Hornish Jr. driver of RPM's No. 9 Sprint Cup Series car beginning in 2015. Hornish replaces Marcos Ambrose, who joined Richard Petty Motorsports in 2011 but announced last month that he is moving back to his native Australia next year to rejoin the V8 Supercars Championship, where...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hornish Returning To Cup Series With Richard Petty Motorsports

It has been a long journey, but patience might have worked out in Sam Hornish, Jr.’s favor. He has been announced as the new driver of the #9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports starting in 2015. Hornish replaces Marcos Ambrose who is returning to his native Australia at the close[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish, Jr.

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today that three-time IndyCar Series Champion turned NASCAR winner, Sam Hornish, Jr. will join the storied organization to drive the No. 9 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series full-time in 2015. Hornish, Jr. joins RPM from Joe Gibbs Racing where he competed part-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this season scoring one win and four Top...

NSCS: Report: Sam Hornish to Richard Petty Motorsports for 2015, Beyond

CONCORD, N.C. — In a report filed by the Charlotte Observer on Tuesday, it has been stated that current NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Sam Hornish Jr. has been hired by Richard Petty Motorsports to pilot the team’s No. 9 Sprint Cup Series entry for the 2015 season and beyond. Currently sharing the No. 54 seat with Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing, returning to the Sprint Cup...
Via Rubbings Racing
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gordon: Earnhardt, Petty had easier paths to seven titles than Johnson

If all goes according to plan, Jimmie Johnson could make some incredible NASCAR history at the end of the 2014 season. While there is certainly a lot of racing left in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, if Johnson can end the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway as the champion, he would tie Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt as the only seven-time champions in NASCAR history. Johnson scored...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A Wish, Man Donates $10,000 to Petty Family Foundation

It had been over 10 years, but George Mason of Evansville, Indiana never forgot the day he met Richard and Kyle Petty at an appearance in his hometown.  It was after that meeting that Mason knew he wanted to make a donation to enrich the lives of the children at Victory Junction through the Petty Family Foundation.   Sadly, today the 74-year-old Mason is suffering from skin cancer...

Twisted Tea Brings Primary Sponsorship of Richard Petty Motorsports to Dover

Twisted Tea will bring primary sponsorship to the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford this weekend at the Dover International Speedway.  Marcos Ambrose will race the blue and yellow scheme of the hard iced tea company.  Twisted Tea joined RPM at the end of 2013 and has been an associate sponsor on the No. 9 Ford throughout the season. The company was also a primary sponsor...

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
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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