Tag Archive: Robbie Loomis

Jan 13

Petty: Dale Inman Invented The Position Now Called NASCAR Crew Chief

Richard Petty’s cousin had uncanny ability to communicate with ‘The King’
Dale Inman logoNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesWithin the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, among crew chiefs and mechanics, the most popular addition to the NASCAR Hall of Fame is one of their own – Dale Inman. Inman, according to his first cousin Richard Petty, invented the position we now call the crew chief. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 20

NASCAR searching for a new Cup Series director

John Darby moving to managerial role at R&D Center

NASCAR is interviewing candidates for a new Sprint Cup Series director, and current garage boss John Darby will train his replacement before moving into a managerial role. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 09

Petty Holdings & Gillett Evernham Motorsports

Announce agreement in principle to form new team

Gillett Evernham Motorsports (GEM) and Petty Holdings announced today an agreement in principle to form a new NASCAR Sprint Cup team co-owned by Richard Petty, Petty Holdings, owned by majority shareholder Boston Ventures, and Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 15

NASCAR bans testing at sanctioned tracks for ’09

No grey area

NASCAR chairman Brian France said last week that the series would consider aggressive cost-cutting measures to try and save race teams money in a slumping economy. Read the rest of this entry »