Q) DO YOU ANTICIPATE RACING IN THE U.S. NEXT YEAR?
Ambrose "Yeah, I do. I do anticipate racing in the U.S. There are a lot of changes in the midst at RPM and I'm part of that. I have to renew my contract with them, but I'm gonna do whatever I can to get Richard Petty where he wants to go and his whole company."
Q) HAS YOUR MANAGEMENT TALKED TO YOU ABOUT A MANUFACTURER AND HAVE YOU GIVEN THEM INPUT?
Ambrose "No, I haven't given them input, but we have a great opportunity at Richard Petty Motorsports to improve the situation. Whenever you get a period of time like this where you can shuffle the cards and shuffle the deck, it allows your team to get better. So I think they're in a great position. They've got choices, which is the most important thing, and I'm sure they'll make the right choices for Richard Petty Motorsports and I fully support them whatever they choose to do."
Q) HAVE YOU SEEN RPM DO MORE TESTING AND IMPROVE WITH MORE FINANCES AT ITS DISPOSAL?
Ambrose "Yeah. Look, I've been part of the Petty Motorsport family since they went through all the turmoil with the Gillett crossover and they've gone through various stages. Obviously, they had to really just get some stability and then now we've gotten past stability and we're working toward the future and bringing new sponsors to NASCAR. We definitely have more funding, we have more infrastructure, we have better people around us, and I think you're going to the next level for Richard Petty Motorsports. I have seen direct results of the extra money that's gone into our company. I think we needed to keep up and we certainly have made up some ground since 2013, but we've got a ways to go. You've got to look at everything to get better and I know that everybody at Richard Petty Motorsports is doing that, they really are looking at it from the outside-in, seeing what they can do and where they need to go to be the best they can be." Ford Racing