Menards will continue its partnership with Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, positioning the third-largest home improvement store in the United States as a primary sponsor for select races on RCR's No. 33 Chevy entry with drivers Paul Menard and Jones in 2015, rcrracing.com reports.
Busch's breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and "extremely mercenary", the Associated Press reports.
Busch is scheduled to appear at Kent County Family Court on Tuesday for a hearing related to a protective order filed by his ex-girlfriend, who last month alleged that Busch had "smashed" her head three times against a bedroom wall in their motor coach following a September race in Dover, the Delaware News Journal reports.
In a major blow both personally and to his team, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Vickers will miss the 2015 season-opening Daytona 500, as well as an unspecified number of subsequent early-season races due to health issues, NBC Sports reports.
Harry Scott has moved on from his partnership with Steve Turner. Scott announced on Thursday the formation of two new entities: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi and HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks. Scott will continue his Sprint Cup operation with Allgaier behind the wheel, motorsport.com reports.
Stewart stated Thursday at the Performance Racing Industry trade show that he is scheduled for a fifth surgery on his leg to remove the rod that was placed there in August 2013, the Indianapolis Star reports.