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Paul Menard’s future was never in real doubt. On Friday official word came that the 32-year-old and Richard Childress Racing had reached a deal which will keep the driver in the No. 27 Chevrolet.
Keeping Menard at RCR was important to the organization as Menard brings sponsorship from his family’s home improvement store. The re-signing of Menard keeps the driver with the team and will provide RCR with sponsorship for one of its cars going forward.
“He has shown his ability to be consistent, competitive and win on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series level,” team owner Richard Childress said. “He did that in the Brickyard 400 with us at Indy. Having (crew chief) Slugger Labbe and the entire crew coming back gives us something to build on to win more races, make the Chase and contend for a championship.”
Menard surprised many when he won the 2011 Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Thus far this year Menard is 10th in the driver standings with four finishes insi...
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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...
Menards is sticking with Richard Childress Racing.
RCR announced the home improvement store signed a multi-year partnership renewal to back the No. 27 Sprint Cup series car driven by Paul Menard.
Menards first signed on with RCR in 2011. Childress said it was great to have Menard back as driver and Slugger Labbe return as crew chief so the program could build on the promise it...
WELCOME, N.C. – Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today that Menards, the third-largest home improvement store in the United States, has signed a multi-year partnership renewal of the No. 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) entry driven by Paul Menard.
Menards first partnered with RCR in 2011 and enjoyed a top-10 finish in the Daytona 500. Later that year, Menard scored his...