Statement: Richard Petty Motorsports


FORT WORTH, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 02: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Covert Auto Group Chevrolet, walks on the grid during the Salute to Veterans Qualifying Day Fueled by The Texas Lottery for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 02, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images

“Our team met with NASCAR officials this morning to discuss Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Jr.’s post-practice comments on Friday, November 8, concerning an on-track incident which occurred at the Texas Motor Speedway,” Philippe Lopez, Richard Petty Motorsports director of competition, said. “We fully understand NASCAR’s position and expectations of its competitors. NASCAR has a difficult job officiating race events and we do not need to make the task more challenging. Wallace will not appeal the penalty, and will direct his immediate focus to this weekend’s event at the ISM Raceway.”

For Bubba Wallace, Daytona was a Long Time Ago

Darrell Wallace Jr., the driver of the #43 Medallion Bank/Petty’s Garage Chevrolet, walks on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 13, 2018, in Talladega, Alabama. Photo – Josh Hedges/Getty Images

The good news? Bubba Wallace finished a close second in the Daytona 500 in his first trip as a full-time driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet. Continue reading

NASCAR Cup Series, 500 at Talladega Preview


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams are gearing up for the 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, October 14th at 2 pm ET with coverage on NBC, MRN, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.  Continue reading

Kentucky Speedway Solidified Bubba

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Last season Darrell “Bubba” Wallace was at a crossroads in his racing career. Continue reading

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 at Gateway Preview


NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams are ready to race the Villa Lighting Delivers the Eaton 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park, Saturday, June 23rd at 8:30 pm ET. Television coverage begins at 8 pm ET on FOX Sports 1 with radio coverage available on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.  Continue reading

NASCAR, Rev Racing Announce Competitors in Third Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity National Pit Crew Combine


Photo – Rev Racing

Top College Athletes to Compete for Spots with Pit Crew Development Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –- NASCAR® and Rev Racing Tuesday announced 13 college athletes from across the country who will compete as tire changers, carriers, and jackmen in the third annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity National Pit Crew Combine in Concord, N.C., on Friday, May 25. Continue reading

Harvick Happy to Hold Off Plethora of Young Stars

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kevin Harvick has positioned himself to make NASCAR history in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 – a victory in the iconic race would give the 42-year-old former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion his second three-race winning streak of the season. And this weekend will mark only the 13th race of the schedule. Continue reading

Kevin Harvick Comes Back to Claim a Rich All-Star Victory

Kevin Harvick, the driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 19, 2018, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night switched it up with a new racing package. The big changes were the restrictor plates with a larger spoiler to create more downforce and the ability to pass. This sparked a lot of anticipation from the fans on how this package would affect the racing. NASCAR is trying to offer more excitement at intermediate tracks with tighter racing like at Daytona and Talladega. Just by watching the practice, the anticipation was building for a wild night. Continue reading

Calling All Thrill-Seekers; Registration Now Open For ‘Over the Edge’ Rappelling Fundraiser



Proceeds will support education and healthcare services
for children in the Charlotte community

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 16, 2018) – Registration is now open for “Over the Edge,” a unique fundraising event which allows thrill-seekers to rappel ten stories down the Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown on Sept. 25-26, motivated by benefitting education and healthcare services to children in the Charlotte area through Friends of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Foundation and The NASCAR Foundation. Continue reading

NASCAR Next Class of 2018 Unveiled


Industry Initiative Spotlights Future Stars of the Sport

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2018) – The nine drivers who comprise the 2018 NASCAR Next class are no strangers to accolades. This year’s group of emerging stars includes the Rookies of the Year in both the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West, as well the ARCA Rookie of the Year, a former USAC Midget Champion and Lucas Oil Off Road Driver of the Year.  Continue reading