"Penske has three teams, two of which made the Chase for the Championship this season. So, you know the ingredients are there to be successful. "We would like to see a similar competitive level from the No. 77." ThatsRacin.com
12/05/05 Despite repeated denials from Penske Racing, Kodak is pulling its sponsorship, and the #77 team is being dismantled. This is a sticky situation because Doug Bawel entered into a partnership with Penske Racing two seasons ago, and now he's on the outside looking in. The move comes on the heels of a major restructuring at Penske's Mooresville, N.C.-based campus. Sporting News 11/29/05 This rumor goes from 'false' to 'true' in one fell swoop as the #77 team was shut down today after Kodak decided to not renew. 11/17/05 According to Jayski, he was told today that this rumor is not true and that Penske managed to keep Kodak. 11/16/05 Rumor has it that Penske Racing South with drop the #77 Kodak team at the end of the 2005 season because Kodak is leaving as a sponsor.