More than 170 local non-profits have spent the last two weeks in a big campaign to try to raise 8 million dollars in donations and volunteer efforts.Jeff Gordon's Children's Foundation that helps fight pediatric cancer is one of the local non-profits eager to help the cause. Gordon will be on hand next week when giving tuesday CLT organizers announce how much money people in charlotte helped raise.(WCNC)() Stewart to host Sirius XM Special tonight: Three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will host a special edition of his Sirius XM NASCAR Radio show, Tony Stewart Live, tonight, November 29 from to pm/et."We have been able to shore up our plans for 2017 and we feel that this will continue to move us in a direction that will yield improved performance and results," said Roush Fenway co-owner Jack Roush.
For almost two decades Greg has given us an opportunity to run up front and compete for wins.
Greg exemplifies what every owner hopes for in a driver and I'm extremely thankful for having him as part of our organization."(Florida Times Union)() UPDATE: From Bob Pockrass Twitter: "Tad Geschickter says nothing done yet as far as plans for second JTG car next year."() UPDATE 2: Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2017 NASCAR Cup Plans: Roush Fenway Racing has announced its 2017 plans for the NASCAR Cup Series that will see the organization field a two-car Cup operation next season, with drivers Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
He scored a career-best sixth-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway in May 2016 while serving as a relief driver for Tony Stewart.
Germain Racing notched two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championships and two top-10 points finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series before making the jump to the nation's top racing series.
Brian Pattie, who was the crew chief for the #16 Cup Series team last season, will transition to crew chief of the #17 team.