DANICA TO HENDRICK? NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick confirmed to NSSN there is an opportunity for IndyCar Series driver Danica Patrick to drive a partial schedule with his team through its relationship with JR Motorsports, which is owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr.
BIG MONEY: Greg Hodnett earned $50,000 for winning the Morgan Hughes National Open sprint-car race at Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, Scott Bloomquist banked $40,000 for topping the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals at Iowa’s Knoxville Raceway.
GOODYEAR: The World Racing Group has entered into a multiyear agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to be the Official Tire supplier to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. The agreement begins with the 2010 season opener.
NO POWER: Team Penske still has not developed a plan for what to do with its third Indy car driver, Will Power, next season. Power was hired to fill in for Helio Castroneves earlier this year and ran a limited schedule until suffering season-ending injuries in an August crash at California’s Infineon Raceway.
TO THE TOP: Joey Saldana remained at the top of the National Speed Sport News Power Rankings. The rankings appear weekly in America’s Motorsports Authority.
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