The Pit Stop

July 11, 2008 4:49 PM

Barack Obama, Dario Franchitti news and more..

The Democratic nominee for the White House Barack Obama may wind up sponsoring the #49 BAM Racing car for the race at Pocono on August third.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says that he has no interest at this point of time to purchase DEI.  This link also says that David Reutimann may be back in the #44 car next year and not in the #45 car owned by Petty Enterprises.

Dario Franchitti had a meeting with Chip Ganassi on staying with NASCAR.

Even Carl Edwards has been approached to be an owner, but he says that he has only wants to focus on driving for now.

Qualifying for the Sprint Cup race was to occur Thursday night, but rain 100% killed it putting Kyle Busch on the poll.

Rick Ren is now going to be the crew chief for the #33 Nationwide series team that Kevin Harvick owns.

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