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Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing confirmed Thursday that the 2 groups will mix forces to look out out one frequent Chevrolet engine specification.
In doing so, Chevrolet joins producers Ford and Toyota in streamlining engine establishing to 1 provider.
“Following the 2020 NASCAR Cup Sequence season, Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing will formalize a three technique partnership centered on engine R&D and the institution of a typical Chevrolet engine specification,” the organizations launched Thursday in a joint assertion. “Whereas our two championship-winning organizations will collaborate on analysis and progress, our respective engine retailer operations will proceed to hold out independently as they at the moment do. We look ahead to working collectively to completely leverage the information and psychological property of our two worthwhile packages to advance Chevrolet’s engine for NASCAR.”
Each Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing (by way of ECR Engines) have developed terribly setting good engine packages over time. Engines produced by the 2 have earned a blended 39 NASCAR nationwide assortment championships, together with 20 on the Cup Sequence stage. Moreover, Chevrolet race autos fielded by the 2 organizations have acquired a blended 369 NASCAR Cup Sequence points-paying occasions.