The Pit Stop

July 15, 2008 4:28 PM

Kobalt , SK Telecom, and more news....

SK Telecom is back in talks to acquire the Sprint Nextel company that is now the current sponsor of the Sprint Cup series.

Sporting News says that Kobalt Tools is the leading candidate to sponsor the Truck Series.

Winston Salem Journal writes that Martin Truex Jr. and David Stremme could wind up replacing Ryan Newman in the #12 Penske.

ESPN says that the Nationwide Series race on Frinday night got a 1.6 rating.

NASCAR Now Notes:

Brad Daugherty is now going to be a co-owner of TJG racing.  They are going to be fielding one Sprint Cup team with Marcos Ambrose as the driver of the #47 Little Debbie car with Marcos Ambrose as the driver.

Also starting July 21st NASCAR now moves to 5pm EST.

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