A rumor rated as 'speculation' is one that has no supporting information
A rumor rated as 'strong' is one where we received information from more than one source.
A rumor rated as 'fact' is one that has proven to be true
A rumor rated as 'false' is one that has proven to be false based on new information
These rumors are just that, RUMORS, and are not to be taken as 'fact'
unless so noted. Please visit our Hot News page for news. If you have a rumor, or can supply
more information about one listed here,
e-mail us with as
much supporting information as possible and we may post it. User Agreement and Disclaimer.
Newer rumors supersede older ones of the same topic. Go to our
discuss any rumor.
UPS to sponsor Edwards? If UPS is in talks to become part of Carl Edwards’ sponsorship program next year, the driver of the No. 99 Ford has yet to be part of the discussions.
Edwards was aware of Friday’s Sports Business Daily story that indicated UPS, which currently sponsors David Ragan in the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford, would reduce its commitment significantly next year and is talking with RFR brass about sponsoring Edwards for four to eight races.
That would put Edwards in the uncomfortable position of benefiting from a business move that might jeopardize the ride of a teammate.
“I read it, too, and I don’t know anything other than what it said,” Edwards told Sporting News on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, when asked about the report. “I still don’t know that it’s anything more than a rumor. Nobody’s come to me and said, ‘Hey, here’s what’s happening; here’s what’s going on.’ I wish I knew.”
Edwards nevertheless can appreciate the value of the UPS sponsorship to the organization.
“I think they’ve done a great job for our team,” Edwards said. “Hopefully, David gets some more wins for them this year, and hopefully they want to be back in whatever capacity is good for them. I’m sure (RFR president) Steve Newmark and (owner Jack) Roush will accommodate ‘em in whatever they want to do.” Sporting News
Copyright 1999-2013 | AutoRacing1 is an
independent internet online publication and is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed
by IndyCar, NASCAR, FIA, Sprint, or any other series sponsor.
This material may not be published, broadcast, or redistributed without