The Pit Stop

May 9, 2007 4:41 PM

Erin Crocker news and more...

Erin Crocker has announced that she has signed a radio deal with Performance Racing Network to be apart of the announcing team. She will still drive in ARCA and some Busch Series races though.

Haier America is going to be the sponsor this weekend for the Saturday Night race from Darlington for Joe Nemechek.

On Memorial Day weekend Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Denny Hamlin, Greg Biffle, Casey Mears, Ward Burton, Jon Wood and Shane Huffman each are going to honor the military with the paint scheme of the car and give up a total of 8 million bucks in sponsorship money.


JR Motorsports to make a major announcement on Thursday at 11AM. It was just stated that on SIRIUS satellite radio they said that Dale Earnhardt Jr. is going to start his own NASCAR NEXTEL team with Martin Truex Jr. This press conference to be shown live on ESPN2 during the Cold Pizza show.

Update: The SIRIUS show giving out this info is the Sirius Speedway show and they said that Hendrick Motorsports is going to supply the engines for the cars.

More:  Yahoo Sports has an article talking about this.

IMO if this news is correct DEI is destroyed big time. DEI wanted to go four teams and that will easily finish that idea. It will be very tough to replace them.

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