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More on Gibbs to Toyota..done deal?; Busch to JGR; Yeley? HOF to RCR engines?: hearing the decision has been made and that Joe Gibbs Racing [#11, #18, #20] will switch from Chevrolet to Toyota in 2008 and the announcement should come in early September.(8-6-2007)
AND: Joe Gibbs Racing still hasn’t announced whether it will switch to Toyotas next year, but the buzz is that it will. Some clues? Tony Stewart’s souvenir trailers were selling merchandise at 50% off regular price last week at the Brickyard, Stewart’s home track and a place where the Hoosier native is wildly popular. Also, a source at Richard Childress Racing said it has been approached by Hall of Fame Racing, a satellite Gibbs team, about buying engines from the newly merged RCR-Dale Earnhardt Inc., engine operation in 2008. Presumably, HOF is hedging its bets, if it ends up not being part of a Gibbs move to Toyota.(Ford Racing)(8-6-2007)
UPDATE 2: Kyle Busch has finally decided where he will race next season, agreeing to a deal to drive the #18 Interstate Batteries machine for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2008 and beyond. Busch will replace J.J. Yeley, who will move to Wood Brothers/JTG Racing next season to steer the #21 Ford. Busch made his decision after recently narrowing the field to three teams; Gibbs, Dale Earnhardt, Inc., and Evernham Motorsports. An official announcement is expected within the next 2-3 weeks.
In addition, JGR will jump from Chevrolet to the Toyota camp beginning in 2008, joining Michael Waltrip Racing, Bill Davis Racing and Team Red Bull on the list of teams running Toyota Camrys. Neither Busch nor JGR have made any official comment on the move, but Gibbs officials have already informed Hall of Fame Racing that they will not continue to provide the team with engines next season, prompting Hall Of Fame to contact Richard Childress Racing about a similar engine-supply deal for 2008
 

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I don't think anyone has to worry about hiring Stewart or where he will go, didn't he say he was retiring after this year? :rofl:
 

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Keep in mind you may want to go back and look at what I posted in Rumors. Like I said I heard this samee thing from someone close to the garages and the news. He may be right about some and not others but he did tell me that Stewart was looking at going to Hendricks if Gibbs went to Toyota. This is my question for all of this. Has anyone heard of a forth driver for RCR? I know they were debating on a forth driver but I haven't heard any guesses to who might be in that forth car?
 

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Larkin, for the fourth RCR car they were looking at Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, Scott Wimmer, and Bobby Labonte as the top bets at Jayski:

Childress hopes to announce 4th team soon: Richard Childress Racing officials hope to announce next month who their sponsor and driver will be for their new fourth car for next season.(Roanoke Times), some rumored drivers are Kyle Busch, Bobby Labonte, Ryan Newman and Scott Wimmer.(7-29-2007)
 

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UPDATE 3: Hall of Fame Racing officials have not been told by Joe Gibbs Racing that JGR will not provide the HOF with engines next season, nor have HOF officials contacted RCR.(8-6-2007)
 
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