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  • • NASCAR: Things are getting tight at the playoff bubble
    Only the month of August remains before the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. With seven races remaining, things are getting tight at the bubble. Following two consecutive upset victories by Stewart-Haas Racing rookie Cole Custer and Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon at Kentucky Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, respectively, things stabilized somewhat at Kansas Speedway, […] NA...2020
  • • IMSA driver Earl Bamber to compete in Xfinity race on Daytona road course
    Earl Bamber, a two-time champion of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will make his Xfinity debut with Richard Childress Racing on the Daytona road course....2020
  • • Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing at Daytona Xfinity Event
    Earl Bamber is going NASCAR racing. The veteran IMSA driver will pilot the No. 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series entry for Richard Childress Racing, beginning at the Daytona International Speedway (Aug. 15) the team announced July 31. The Daytona contest will be the stock car start of any kind for the 30-year-old New Zealander. However, Bamber … The post Earl Bamber Joining Richard Childress Racing a...2020
  • • Cole Pearn Joins Ed Carpenter Racing as Conor Daly’s Lead Engineer for Indy 500
    Former NASCAR Cup Series crew chief Cole Pearn will be Conor Daly’s lead engineer for the No. 47 of Ed Carpenter Racing in the 2020 Indianapolis 500, the team announced Wednesday, July 29. Pearn was an engineer for both Richard Childress Racing and Furniture Row Racing before becoming a crew chief for Martin Truex Jr. … The post Cole Pearn Joins Ed Carpenter Racing as Conor Daly’...2020
  • • 'What If' series to explore NASCAR's most intriguing scenarios
    What if Hendrick Motorsports never pursued Jimmie Johnson? What if Carl Edwards had won the 2016 NASCAR Cup Series championship? What if Dale Earnhardt never went back to Richard Childress Racing? These are some of the questions that will be explored in the "What If" series set to debut during FOX Sports 1's Race Hub […]...2020
  • • Frontstretch Podcast: Richard Childress Racing Rises, Austin Dillon Reminisces Texas Win
    Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss Richard Childress Racing sweeping the top two spots at Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, via pit strategy. Austin Dillon was victorious holding off RCR teammate Tyler Reddick. How big was this 1-2 finish for RCR as both teams make a push toward the … The post Frontstretch Podcast: R...2020
  • • Dillon Answers ‘Haters’ With Victory In Texas
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com FORT WORTH, Texas – Austin Dillon did his “pop-pop” proud, and zinged his critics, after leading a 1-2 sweep for Richard Childress Racing in Sunday’s 24th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts ......2020
  • • Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas
    What happened? Austin Dillon won the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday (July 19) after surviving a trio of late restarts. Dillon led 22 of the final 23 laps, defeating teammate Tyler Reddick, who finished a career-best second place. Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick followed the Richard Childress Racing … The post Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2020 O’Reilly A...2020
  • • Texas Two-Step: Austin Dillon leads 1-2 finish for RCR in O’Reilly Auto Parts 500
    On a scorching hot Texas afternoon, Austin Dillon and Richard Childress Racing rode off into the sunset with a victory to savor in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.  Following a caution with 28 laps to go, Dillon’s crew chief Justin Alexander opted for two tires and teammate Tyler Reddick took none. The two RCR teammates … The post Texas Two-Step: Austin Dillon leads 1-2 finish for RC...2020
  • • Tyler Reddick misses out on Texas win but gains 'validation'
    Thanks to a late-race caution in the middle of green-flag pit stops, Reddick and his No. 8 Richard Childress Racing team used a fuel-only gamble to grab the lead on Lap 308 of 334 at Texas Motor Speedway.There would still be three restarts before the conclusion of the race and each became a battle with his RCR teammate, Austin Dillon, before Dillon eventually secured the victory.Reddick ...Keep re...2020

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Richard Childress Racing injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR Xfinity: penalty costs Daniel Hemric points leads
    NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Daniel Hemric lost his points lead as the result of a 20-point penalty after the Kansas Speedway race weekend that included the Kansas Lottery 300 Xfinity Series race on Oct. 20. Hemric’s No. 21 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet didn’t meet post-race height requirements in inspection after the Kansas race. NASCAR cited violation of section 20.17.3.2.1.2.a of the 2018 ...2018
  • • Richard Childress Racing reinstates Xfinity crew chief Nick Harrison
    RCR had suspended the team's crew chief five races....2018

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Richard Childress Racing trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • NASCAR: Can Xfinity Series make up for lost talent in 2020?
    The NASCAR Xfinity Series was stacked with talent in the 2019 season. But much of that talent has left the series, and only a few wins worth of it were replaced. The “Big 3” highlighted the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, with Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick, Stewart-Haas Racing’s Cole Custer and Joe Gibbs Racing’s […] NASCAR: Can Xfinity Series make...2020
  • • Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, props advice for Auto Club
    Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon will start from the pole position for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Does he merit a spot in your lineup? We’ve dissected the numbers to offer a suggested lineup worthy of your Fantasy Live consideration as you make roster decisions. PLAY NOW: Set […] The post Fantasy Update: Last-minute lineup, p...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Leavine Family Racing wants to join Toyota camp
    Bob Leavine, owner of the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, wants to keep Kasey Kahne behind the wheel of his race car in 2019, but he’d like to switch manufacturers. He wants to trade in his Chevrolet for a Toyota. He already has notified longtime Chevrolet team Richard Childress Racing that he will be ending its technical alliance with RCR at the end of t...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Jamie McMurray’s violent crash results in plate change at Talladega
    After Jamie McMurray flipped his No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet as many as seven times in a crash that also involved the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet of Ryan Newman, the No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet of Ty Dillon and the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota of Daniel Suarez on Friday at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in preparation for Sunday’s Geico 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Ser...2018
  • • Kyle Busch Leads Opening Daytona 500 Practice
    The first Daytona 500 practice session is in the books, officially putting an end to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series offseason. While most drivers focused on single-car runs in anticipation of Sunday afternoon’s time trials, the Joe Gibbs Racing quartet took the final few minutes in the opening practice to get some drafting laps on the board ahead of tomorrow’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Day...2018
  • • Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace offer two tickets to WWE event
    Want to have some fun at WWE Monday Night Raw in Charlotte, North Carolina?Well, NASCAR drivers Ryan Blaney and Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. are headed that way and are offering fans a chance to go, too.Blaney tweeted Monday morning that he and his good buddy Wallace are going to the event and that they have two extra tickets they are willing to give away.Jay Pennell, former FOX Sports digital cont...2016
  • • Why Ryan Newman is so excited to remain with Richard Childress Racing
    If any racer knows the value of getting behind the wheel for an employer who is a former driver himself, it’s Ryan Newman.Now in his 15th full-time season in NASCAR’s Premier Series, Newman has driven for owners Roger Penske, Tony Stewart and Richard Childress.Those are Newman’s preferred types of owners. That’s why he was so pleased to announce on Tuesday’s edition of ‘Race Hub’ on FS1 that he ha...2016
  • • Ryan Newman announces RCR contract extension on 'Race Hub'
    Ryan Newman has signed a multi-year contract extension to remain at Richard Childress Racing.Newman, 38, made the announcement on Monday night's edition of Race Hub on FS1, when he unveiled the paint scheme for his No. 31 RCR Chevrolet beginning next season and also announced that his primary sponsor, Caterpillar, also will return.Newman is currently in his third season of driving the car for RCR,...2016
  • • Ryan Newman announces RCR contract extension on 'Race Hub'
    Driver signs multi-year deal to remain in No. 31 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing...2016
  • • Daniel Hemric joins Richard Childress Racing Xfinity team for 2017
    The Kannapolis, NC hot shoe lands multi-year deal with RCR leading to speculation that Ty Dillon could be moving up to Sprint Cup.Richard Childress Racing announced today that Daniel Hemric has signed a multi-year contract to drive in the team’s Xfinity Series program beginning in the 2017 s......2016

Richard Childress Racing stats

  • • Reddick scores career-best Cup finish, despite last-lap gaffe
    Reddick, 24, is the leading rookie in the 2020 ROTY standings. He was promoted to the Cup Series by Richard Childress Racing after back-to-back Xfinity Series titles in 2018 and 2019.Sunday in Miami, he enjoyed his best showing yet with a fourth-place finish at Homestead. Reddick was up front for the majority of the race, despite starting 24th. He quickly marched forward, placing third in ...Keep ...2020
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Justin Allgaier scores second-straight road-course win
    Justin Allgaier is a four-time winner in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2018 since winning the Johnsonville 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., on Saturday. His latest win also was his second-consecutive Xfinity Series road-course win, as he won at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington two weeks ago. “This team is incredible; they never give up,” Allgaier said. I never would have thought th...2018
  • • Ryan Newman scores huge upset win in Camping World 500
    Ryan Newman won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, gambling to stay out on old tires at the end and earning a huge payoff. It was Newman’s 18th Cup win overall and his second at Phoenix, but his first since joining Richard Childress Racing in 2013. The 312-lap race was divided into three stages – and each one was dominated by a different driver. Yet n...2017
  • • Ben Kennedy scores part-time XFINITY Series ride with RCR
    Richard Childress Racing has tabbed Ben Kennedy to drive nine NASCAR XFINITY Series races....2017

Richard Childress Racing kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • NASCAR: Austin Dillon to compete at Homestead after son’s birth
    Austin Dillon is slated to compete in today’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway after the birth of his son. Austin Dillon’s wife Whitney gave birth to their first son, Ace RC Dillon, on Sunday morning. A.J. Allmendinger had been on standby for Dillon at Richard Childress Racing for today’s NASCAR Cup Series race […] NASCAR: Austin Dillon to compete at Homes...2020
  • • NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby for Austin Dillon at Homestead
    A.J. Allmendinger is again on standby for Austin Dillon at Richard Childress Racing for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. For the second NASCAR Cup Series race in a row, A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon at Richard Childress Racing. Should Austin’s wife Whitney go into labor tomorrow with baby Ace […] NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby...2020
  • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    Andy Petree, the VP of Competition for Richard Childress Racing, announced on Monday night’s NASCAR Race Hub on FS1 that A.J. Allmendinger will be on standby for Austin Dillon at Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday. Dillon and his wife Whitney are expecting their first child.  ...2020
  • • Avalan joins Tyler Reddick for full season associate sponsorship
    Richard Childress Racing is excited to announce Avalan has joined the No. 8 team and Tyler Reddick for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series as a full-season associate partner. Avalan, a wealth management organization, utilizes proven family office techniques to deliver an out-of-the box, custom experience that provides clients the trust to achieve their optimal financial […]...2020
  • • Go Fas Racing names new crew chief for Corey LaJoie
    Go Fas Racing on Tuesday named Sparks as the new crew chief of its No. 32 Fords. Sparks most recently worked as a race engineer at Richard Childress Racing with Austin Dillon’s No. 3 Chevrolet team.He also worked as a race engineer during Dillon’s 2011 Truck and 2013 Xfinity series championship seasons.“I am beyond ecstatic for the opportunity that the St. Hilaire family has given ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Hemric: ‘For Me, the Journey is Kind of a Blur’
    By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season will mark a new stage in Daniel Hemric’s journey. Joining the Kannapolis, N.C. native on his journey is his wife, Kenzie. In 2019, Hemric will compete for Sunoco Rookie of the Year with Richard Childress Racing. He joins Austin Dillon at the storied organization. Hemric will also assume the driving reigns of the No. 8 t...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Richard Childress Racing reunites Danny Stockman with Austin Dillon
    NBC Sports has confirmed that Danny Stockman will replace Justin Alexander as crew chief on the No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet team of Austin Dillon in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019. Stockman’s move to the No. 3 Cup Series team will be a reunion for Dillon and Stockman. Stockman already has been Dillon’s crew chief for two Cup Series races. Stockman filled in for Alexander...2018
  • • NASCAR Cup: Jeffrey Earnhardt keeps family Daytona 500 streak alive
    After retiring from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the end of the 2017 season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t be in the race field for the Daytona 500 official 2018 Cup Series season-opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 18, but there still will be an Earnhardt on the starting grid for the 40th-straight Daytona 500. Jeffrey Earnhardt is slated to drive...2018
  • • Austin Dillon believes RCR will be better as two-car team
    With Paul Menard and the millions that his fathers hardware chain brought into Richard Childress Racing (RCR) heading to the Wood Brothers for the 2018 season, the three car team from a year ago suddenly becomes a two car operation. During the NASCAR Media Tour, Dillon confirmed that RCR will be a two car team […]...2018
  • • Hemric Gains Full-Time Sponsorship from South Point for 2018
    By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor After sponsoring Brendan Gaughan for the past six years at Richard Childress Racing, South Point Hotel and Casino, which is owned by the Gaughan family, will shift their sponsorship to Daniel Hemric for the entire 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule. With Gaughan stepping aside from full-time racing, Hemric’s No. 21 team becomes the beneficiary of the sponsorship as ...2017

Top Richard Childress Racing news

  • • Why Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer is the perfect match at SHR
    The tides of change are rapidly rolling through Stewart-Haas Racing as the 2017 NASCAR Premier Series season will be here before we know it.Any team would be quick to tell you the offseason is really anything but, as some choose to refer to it as the “slower season."But, even that doesn’t accurately portray what’s going on behind-the-scenes at SHR, with the organization hard at work making the man...2016
  • • 7 drivers who graced Victory Lane for Richard Childress Racing
    Dale Earnhardt leads all drivers who’ve raced for Richard Childress Racing with 67 wins....2016
  • • Countdown to Daytona: Kevin Harvick edges Mark Martin in No. 29 for 500 win
    With only 29 days until the Daytona 500 on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX, it's a great time to look back on the thrilling finish between Kevin Harvick and Mark Martin in the 49th running of the event in 2007. With five laps remaining, crash involving Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ricky Rudd and Jamie McMurray halted the race for 12 minutes while crews cleaned up the track. Following the length r...2017
  • • NASCAR: A.J. Allmendinger on standby for Austin Dillon at Martinsville
    A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon for this Wednesday evening’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. Richard Childress Racing Vice President of Competition Andy Petree confirmed during Monday evening’s edition of NASCAR Race Hub on Fox Sports 1 that A.J. Allmendinger is on standby for Austin Dillon for this Wednesday night’s NASCAR […] NASCAR: A.J...2020
  • • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    2020
  • • Looking ahead: 5 keys to success for Ryan Newman in 2017
    The Richard Childress Racing driver is looking to get back to Victory Lane....2017
  • Team Preview: Richard Childress Racing
    • Team Preview: Richard Childress Racing
    Richard Childress Racing will turn its focus to two cars for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season....2018
  • • Check out Ty Dillon's new Twisted Tea paint scheme for 2017
    Twisted Tea has partnered with Ty Dillon, Richard Childress Racing and Germain Racing....2017
  • • Richard Childress Racing, Germain Racing 2017 paint schemes
    Richard Childress Racing has brought a wide variety of paint schemes to the track in 2017....2017
  • • Matt Borland will serve as Paul Menard's crew chief in 2017
    Borland, Ryan Newman's former crew chief, lands new gig with Richard Childress Racing....2016

Richard Childress Racing schedule, game

  • • NASCAR: Things are getting tight at the playoff bubble
    2020
  • • Austin Dillon outruns Reddick to secure Texas victory, 1-2 finish for RCR
    Austin Dillon rose to the top in the final exchange of pit stops then outlasted rookie teammate Tyler Reddick on Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, netting his first victory of the NASCAR Cup Series season. Dillon led 22 of the 334 laps in the Richard Childress Racing No. 3 Chevrolet, shaking up the playoff picture […]...2020
  • • Reddick scores career-best Cup finish, despite last-lap gaffe
    2020
  • • Myatt Snider to run full XFINITY season
      Myatt Snider announced Friday morning that he will compete in the full 2020 NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule. He will split time between the #21 of Richard Childress Racing and #93 of Ryan Sieg Racing. Because he has run all the races so far this season, he is now eligible to run for the championship. […]...2020
  • • Myatt Snider expands to full-time Xfinity Series schedule
    NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Myatt Snider has expanded his racing schedule to a full-time effort as he competes for Richard Childress Racing and RSS Racing....2020
  • • Andy Street named crew chief of Richard Childress Racing's XFINITY team
    Long-time Richard Childress Racing team member Andy Street has been promoted to crew chief within the organization’s NASCAR Xfinity Series program, building on a long-standing tradition of utilizing the Series to grow and develop talent from within. Street, a Kernersville, North Carolina native and 16-year veteran employee at RCR, will lead a multi-driver lineup that […]...2020
  • • Myatt Snider driving partial schedule for RSS
    Myatt Snider, the 2018 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Rookie of the Year, has expanded his 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) schedule, adding races with RSS Racing. Snider will split time during the season between the No. 21 TaxSlayer Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and the No. 93 Superior Essex Chevrolet […]...2020
  • Myatt Snider to drive partial schedule for RSS Racing
    • Myatt Snider to drive partial schedule for RSS Racing
    Myatt Snider, the 2018 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Rookie of the Year, has expanded his 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) schedule, adding races with RSS Racing. Snider will split time during the season between the No. 21 TaxSlayer Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and the No. 93 Superior Essex Chevrolet […]...2020
  • • Kaz Grala returning to Richard Childress Racing; partial schedule in No. 21
    Kaz Grala will return to Richard Childress Racing‘s NASCAR Xfinity Series program for the 2020 season, rounding out a lineup that includes fellow up-and-coming racers Myatt Snider and Anthony Alfredo in the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro. Grala, who successfully competed for RCR‘s Xfinity Series program last season, is scheduled to return to the driver‘s seat […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Xfinity: Jeb Burton, Daniel Hemric’s schedules with JR Motorsports released
    Retired NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently made an official announcement that he’d drive the No. 8 Chevrolet fielding by the JR Motorsports team he co-owns in the March 21 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Daniel Hemric and Jeb Burton will share driving duties of the No. 8 in the other 32 races that make up the 2020 Xfinity Series schedule. Both drivers rece...2020

Richard Childress Racing rumors, scandals

  • • Trevor Bayne Out at Roush in 2019
    Another domino falls and another seat is open in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 as Jack Roush confirmed on Wednesday night that Trevor Bayne will not return to the team next season. The news that Bayne is without a ride in 2019 isn’t exactly surprising. Earlier in the year, Bayne was demoted from full-time to part-time in a shocking mid-season move, bringing Matt Kenseth back to the ...2018
  • • Daniel Hemric joins Richard Childress Racing Xfinity team for 2017
    2016

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