Source: Despite shutdown, Chrysler to work with NASCAR
The news Wednesday from Chrysler headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich., was grim -- the company will close all 30 of its manufacturing plants for a month beginning Friday because of sagging sales -- but indications are the company's involvement in NASCAR will not change.
An individual with knowledge of the situation said the closings will not alter Dodge's involvement in NASCAR. Dodge has contracts with Gillett Evernham, Penske Racing and Petty Enterprises. All will be honored next season. ...
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