Latest Ray Evernham Stories

2008-12-31 19:59:55

The deal finalizing the merger between Petty Enterprises with Gillett Evernham Motorsports will be announced next week, Fox Sports reported Wednesday. Multiple sources beyond Fox also confirmed the merger, including the Greensboro (N.C.) Record on New Years Eve. It would combine two of NASCAR's most visible entities, but no details about the new company's name were made available. It comes one week after cash-strapped Petty Enterprises agreed to merge with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Late...

2008-12-04 19:35:23

The chief operating officer of Petty Enterprises disputes reports that the Sprint Cup auto racing operation will merge with Gillett Evernham Motorsports. Reports Thursday said the proposed Petty-Evernham merger will form one four-car Sprint Cup operation. There is a lot of discussion going on, but the 43 car (driven by Bobby Labonte) and Richard Petty will be at the track next year, Petty executive Robbie Loomis told the Charlotte Observer. I feel very confident in saying that everything is...

2006-12-16 15:00:27

By JENNA FRYER CONCORD, N.C. - Jeff Gordon saw firsthand the strain and heartache childhood illnesses bring early in his career when Ray Evernham's young son was diagnosed with leukemia. Watching his crew chief battle to find top-notch care for Ray J. stuck with Gordon, who made children's charities a top priority of his foundation. His largest contribution yet came to fruition Saturday when the ribbon was cut at the Jeff Gordon Children's Hospital, a 28-bed pediatric unit at Northeast...

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