CARL LONG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carl Long’s first Cup race since 2009 was quite an adventure

From issues with his hauler on the way to the track and a decal controversy, Carl Long made it through the Kansas weekend.
Via CSN Chicago
May 15, 2017

Carl Long explains mixup with sponsor and removal of decal

Carl Long apologized on Facebook and explained the confusion with his sponsor, which led to NASCAR ordering him to remove the companys decal before he went on track on Friday at Kansas Speedway. Long, who is competing in his first Cup race since 2009, showed up at Kansas with Veedverks on the hood of his […]
Via CSN Chicago
May 13, 2017

NASCAR nixes marijuana company logo from driver’s car

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Carl Long was forced to strip the logo of a Colorado-based marijuana vaping company from his car Friday after NASCAR said it violated rules governing sponsorship and paint schemes. The logo for Colorado-based Veedverks was plastered on Long’s green and yellow No. 66 for tech inspection, but a NASCAR spokesman said it was never vetted and approved. And when...
Via The Denver Post
May 12, 2017

Return of Long Provides Cup Garage with Much-Needed Throwback

This weekend at Kansas Speedway, longtime independent driver Carl Long will make his return to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area. After reaching a settlement with NASCAR on a fine that was levied against him after the 2009 All-Star Race weekend, the Roxboro, North Carolina driver will run in his first Cup race since 2006 at Bristol. For the better part of the decade...
Via Motor Racing Digest
May 12, 2017

NASCAR steps in when driver shows at Kansas with pot sponsor

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carl Long was forced to strip the logo of a Colorado-based marijuana vaping company from his car Friday after NASCAR said it violated rules governing sponsorship and paint schemes. The logo for Colorado-based Veedverks was plastered on Long’s green and yellow No. 66 for tech inspection, but a NASCAR spokesman said it was never vetted and approved. And...
Via MyNorthwest.com
May 12, 2017

Long time coming: Eight years after then-record fine, Carl Long returns to Cup

Carl Long drove his team's hauler to Kansas Speedway to compete in his first Cup race since 2009.
Via CSN Chicago
May 11, 2017

Carl Long Making Return to Cup Garage at Kansas

The last time Carl Long was seen in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was on All-Star weekend nearly eight years ago in 2009, but all that will change this weekend when he makes his return to the series. Long will drive the No. 66 Chevrolet for his own team, MBM Motorsports, as he attempts the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. Long was handed down a hefty fine in 2009 after...
Via On Pit Road
May 10, 2017

Carl Long hits weight dropped from another car in practice

Friday's opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Dover International Speedway came to an end under yellow conditions when the No. 13 Dodge of Carl Long hit the outside wall before sliding back down and hitting the inside wall. Before climbing from the wrecked race car, Long told the team he hit a piece of weight that fell off another car. "It hit me," he said. "Knocked me straight...
Via FOX Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: MBM Motorsports Announces Daytona Plans

MBM Motorsports Partners Carl Long and Derek White are returning this season with the addition of new partners Rick Ware and Curtis Key. Driving in the No. 40 Dodge will be driver and partner Derek White, a resident of the Kahnawake reservation just outside Montreal, Canada. Driving the #13 Chevrolet is Chris Cockrum from Conyers, Georgia. Joining the team for 2015 sponsors are Grafoid...
Via On Pit Road
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Carl Long and No. 23 of Rick Ware Racing penalized following Iowa NNS race

NASCAR has announced that Carl Long and the No. 23 of Rick Ware Racing have been penalized for a rules infraction that occurred during practice on August 1st at Iowa Speedway. Crew chief Jamse Bell was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until December 31st. The infraction was a P3 penalty and violated section 12-1 (Action detrimental to stock car racing) and 12A-2.3A ...
Via On Pit Road
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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