Marcos Ambrose, Richard Petty Motorsports
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:03:22 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose has a golden opportunity to get himself into the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a win at the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Sunday, June 22.
Fantasy Tip: Ambrose has the third-best Average Finish (11.8) among active drivers at Infineon Raceway, and he is a fantastic sleeper for this weekend's road course circuit.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:00:31 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose was fined $25,000 for his part in a post-race fracas with Germain Racing driver Casey Mears after the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:31:31 -0700
NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton said that video of a post-race altercation between Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose and Germain Racing driver Casey Mears after the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway is under review. "We're just taking a look at it - looking at the video and it doesn't seem to be much, but we'll take our time Monday and Tuesday and look at it some more," Pemberton said.
Fantasy Tip: From Pemberton's statement, it sounds like a suspension is unlikely, but it is something to watch heading into the Aarons 499 at Talladega this weekend. Ambrose has a legitimate chance to finish well at the restrictor-plate track, and could be a fantasy sleeper if he is in the field. Right now, there is no reason to believe he won't be.
Sun, 27 Apr 2014 17:00:11 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose reportedly punched Germain Racing driver Casey Mears during an altercation after the Toyota Owners 400 Saturday, April 27. NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton said the governing body will review the altercation.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:53:51 -0800
Richard Petty Motorsports made official the signings of driver Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola to drive for the team next season. It will be Ambrose's third season in the No. 9 and Almirola's second in the No. 43 car.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:47:39 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports announced Tuesday, Oct. 30, that crew chief Drew Blickensderfer will serve as the crew chief for Marcos Ambrose. Blickensderfer spent the Sprint Cup season working with Richard Childress Racing driver Jeff Burton. Blickensderfer will be replacing crew chief Mike Ford, who will no longer be with the organization.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 09:42:26 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose is close to signing a new deal with the team. RPM will also announce a new deal with Ford soon. The team could also be talking with driver Aric Almirola about returning to the No. 43 car.
Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:55:07 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports has decided to swap the crew chiefs for drivers Aric Almirola and Marcos Ambrose in the Sprint Cup Series after both drivers failed to make the Chase. Mike Ford will move to Ambrose's No. 9 team while crew chief Todd Parrott will work with Almirola for the remainder of the season. Ambrose sits 15th in the standings while Almirola is 22nd going into the final 10 races. Neither driver is under contract for the 2013 season.
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 09:01:53 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose said he wants to return to the team for the 2013 Sprint Cup season, and he's waiting for the team to offer him a new deal. "RPM has to work out where they're at (with Ford) before they can lock in their drivers, so I'm looking forward to having that discussion with them and, hopefully, we can all agree to move forward very quickly," Ambrose said.
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 08:54:32 -0700
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin, Roush Fenway Racing driver Greg Biffle, Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr., Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer and Richard Childress Racing driver Kevin Harvick are the nine drivers that have clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Tony Stewart and Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne are in the 10th and 11th spots currently. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano are fighting for the final playoff spot.
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