Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/12/14

HAMPTON, GA - SEPTEMBER 05: Paul Menard, driver of the #98 Johns Manville/Menards Ford, climbs into his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 5, 2009 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Paul Menard has extended his contract to drive Richard Childress Racing's No. 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chevrolet. Sponsor Menards has also extended its contract to remain on the driver's entry. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Menard joined the organization in 2011 and later that season earned his first Sprint Cup win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now in his third year with RCR and crew chief Slugger Labbe, Menard is 10th in the points standings. He has posted four top-10 finishes this season. "My family, all of our great team members at Menards and I are excited to extend our partnership with Richard and Richard Childress Racing," Menard said in a release. "Being part of a family-owned and operated business I can relate to the team's goals and objectives. We will continue to grow together and build our relationship, achieving even greater accomplishments in the future." Menards, the third-largest home improvement chain in America, has been involved ...
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