Marcos Ambrose, Richard Petty Motorsports
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.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:05:41 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports will remain in the Sprint Cup Series in 2013 despite a loss of manufacturer money and limited sponsorship. Owner Richard Petty is hoping to have a new deal with Ford in the next three weeks. The team has enough sponsorship right now to field two Cup teams in 2013. However, Petty isn't sure drivers Marcos Ambrose (No. 9 car) and Aric Almirola (No. 43) will be around next year.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 10:13:23 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen on the final lap Sunday, Aug. 12, passing Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski. It was Ambrose's second straight win at the track.
Fri, 25 May 2012 09:02:34 -0700
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Aric Almirola won the pole position for the Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Thursday, May 24. Teammate Marcos Ambrose finished second.
Sat, 18 Feb 2012 20:10:36 -0800
Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose finished third in the 2012 Budweiser Shootout Saturday, Feb. 18. It was the Australian driver's first start in the Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.
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