Richard Childress Racing Names Andy Petree Vice President of Competition

WELCOME, N.C. (December 4, 2017) – Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR’s competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience. Petree joins RCR on a full-time basis after he was brought on in an advisory role in October to conduct a comprehensive review of the team’s competition area. Warren, who has served in a competition leadership position at RCR since 2012, will oversee RCR’s…

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Kyle Busch Wins 50th Annual Snowball Derby

After starting 15th and running third for the majority of the second half of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, Kyle Busch dug deep in the late stages and was able to bring home his second Tom Dawson Memorial Trophy. After restarting third with 66 laps remaining in the 300-lap event, Busch was able to work his way around Bubba Pollard for second place with 22 laps remaining and then maneuvered past Jeff Choquette for the race lead with 16 laps to go. Once out front, the Las Vegas native cruised to the…

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Walter “Bud” Moore Passes Away

NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II Hero Was 92 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92. Moore, a Spartanburg, S.C., native who won the NASCAR premier series title in 1957 as crew chief for Buck Baker and car owner titles in 1962-63 with Joe Weatherly, had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was…

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Denny Hamlin Wins the Southern 500 in Style

Denny Hamlin swept the weekend races at Darlington, coming from behind in both cases. In the Cup race, he had a strong car but Martin Truex, Jr once again looked like the class of the field after starting on the front row and winning both stages. And if you add to that the fact that Hamlin missed the entrance to pit road late in the race, well, you pretty much thought the race for him was over. But that’s where you’d be wrong.

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Kyle Busch the Magnificent Sweeps Bristol Again

The Bristol night race certainly looked better than it has lately. There was a lot of passing and for the second time in his career, Kyle Busch completed the sweep, winning all three Bristol races on the weekend. Love him or hate him, it is an incredible accomplishment and proves that Kyle Busch can really wheel a car. And it’s not like the pole was handed to him. Busch started 18th so he had to pass a few cars to not only get to the front but pass the leader…

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