NASCAR Business News and Superstar Pitbits: A Jay Med Column 12/26/09

Jesse L. Medford@JesseMedfordContributor IDecember 26, 2009

KANSAS CITY, KS - SEPTEMBER 26:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. (L), driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, speaks with crew chief Tony Eury Jr. (R), during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV 400 at Kansas Speedway on September 26, 2008 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Tony Eury Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Elledge have acquired some ownership interest in JR Motorsports.

"Danica Patrick for Her" perfume will be available in stores this March.

NASCAR partners with Morgan RV Resorts to create NASCAR RV Resorts. Developer Silver Companies is to open the first 13 locations this spring, with plans to expand to 500 locations over the next 10 years.

Motorsports Authentics restructures in an effort to avoid bankruptcy.

Roush Fenway Racing has assumed the day-to-day sales and marketing role from Fenway Sports Group.

Price Chopper has renewed the sponsorship of the Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft Foods at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 3.

Some displaced Richard Petty Motorsports employees are now working at Roush Fenway Racing.

Jeff Gordon is currently 10th in raising money for Athletes for Hope.

Kevin Harvick's tire changer died from H1N1 complications on Christmas in his hometown of Leominster, Massachusetts. This is sad to hear. I used to live in neighboring Fitchburg, where former NASCAR Rookie of the Year Ron Bouchard is from.

Kyle Petty and his band perform Jan. 8 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Other entertainers at the event include Hank Williams, Jr. and American Idol's Danny Gokey.

Wendy Venturini received Sharpie mini markers from her husband for Christmas. Now she has no excuses when it comes to autographs.

Jimmie Johnson says Mark Martin has raised the bar at Hendricks Motorsports.

Joey Logano went to the Charlotte Checkers game last weekend.

Ryan Newman is heading to tonight's Carolina Hurricanes hockey game.

Juan Pablo Montoya is going camping.

Kelly Bires is going pheasant hunting in Minnesota.

Eric McClure and Team Rensi Motorsports are going to be together for at least one more year.

Rusty Wallace Racing is excited about their new partnership with Toyota.

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