Richard Childress Tag

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service With former RCR partner Furniture Row Racing switching from Chevrolet to Toyota this season, Childress has taken on a new alliance as a technical partner and engine supplier to Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing. That team, in turn, is a new partnership between Circle Sport Racing owner Joe Falk and Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine, who last year fielded Fords for Michael McDowell in 16 of 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points races. Circle Sport-Leavine will run the full schedule in 2016, with McDowellRead More

Posted On July 4, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Austin Dillon wins Subway Firecracker 250

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon led just nine laps Saturday night, including the one that mattered most. Dillon, grandson of legendary team owner Richard Childress, outlasted Elliott Sadler and Chase Elliott during a green-white-checkered finish to claim the crash-filled Subway Firecracker 250, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway. “This is Daytona, man,” Dillon said during the post-race celebration. “There are so many family memories here. … I’m just happy for my grandfather. He told me once when we were here in Victory Lane with Dale EarnhardtRead More

Posted On February 4, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Remembering a Champion

Remembering: Dale Earnhardt

“The Intimidator” April 29, 1951 – Feb. 18 2001 7-Time NASCAR Cup Champion ~ 1980 ~ 1986 ~ 1987 ~ 1990 ~ 1991 ~ 1993 ~ 1994 ~ 76 NASCAR Cup Wins 1998 Daytona 500 Champion 1979 Rookie of the Year How do you start a legendary career? Win rookie of the year honors then the very next season win the series championship. That is exactly what Dale Earnhardt did, becoming the first ever driver ever to do so. Collecting his first win at Bristol in his rookie season wasRead More