Danica Patric needs to find a new racing sponsor for the 2016 Sprint Cup season because her longtime partner GoDaddy is leaving the sport to focus on international markets. She may still remain a spokesperson for the company, though.
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch has been reinstated to racing effective immediately. He remains under indefinite probation and must enter a treatment program. Despite missing some events this season, Busch is also still being allowed to compete in The Chase.
NASCAR has officially suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely after he was found in violation of two specific clauses in the stock racing rulebook stemming from the domestic violence case against him in Delaware. He will not race in the Daytona 500.
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has been one of controversy both on and off the track, but it all came to a fantastic finish with Kevin Harvick claiming victory of the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Not only did he win the race, but he also scored his first Sprint Cup championship.
Tony Stewart's passion for racing is likely going to prevent him from having a hope of capturing his fourth Sprint Cup Championship. Stewart currently sits eleventh in the championship, but after a second surgery for the broken leg he suffered in a sprint car crash earlier this week, his second wreck in less than two weeks, Stewart-Haas Racing says the 42-year-old veteran will be out of the car "indefinitely," according to USA Today.
It's official, ladies and gents: IndyCar starlet Danica Patrick is moving up to the big leagues in NASCAR. The official announcement came in over the weekend that Patrick will be making her Spring Cup debut at no less lofty a race than the Daytona 500 come February 26, where she'll be driving for Stewart-Haas Racing.
Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum is a Democrat looking at areas where the budget can be cut. Her current target is military spending. More specifically, she is focused on banning the military from spending money advertising in NASCAR. She introduced a measure to this effect, and it was shot down by a vote of 241-148.