BREAKING NEWS: DEI Could Cut To Three Teams Next Year

Jen PrestonSenior Analyst IJune 23, 2008

It was announced by Dale Earnhardt Inc. Vice President John Story that the team is struggling to find sponsorship for the number one, currently driven by Regan Smith .If a sponsor is not found they will cut back to being a three car team.

DEI is also in the news because rumored sponsor ARMY is said to be leaving.  Story said, “We are talking to them on a regular basis,” but it's believed they'll be leaving to sponsor the new Bill Davis car. 

Mark Martin is also rumored to be leaving the team for Hendrick Motorsports, leaving Aric Almirola to drive the number eight full time next year.

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