The economic pinch continues to be a factor in
It leaves Vickers with far greater uncertainty because Kahne, now in his eighth full-time Cup season, will join Hendrick Motorsports next season. Vickers is in the final year of his contract.
The Red Bull team has struggled since joining the NASCAR circuit in 2007.
"Red Bull Racing Team is currently seeking outside investors as we evaluate next steps in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series," company officials said in a statement. "We are not at liberty to comment on details while negotiations are under way.
"Red Bull fully supports NASCAR for the remainder of the 2011 season as we fight for victories and a position in the 2011 Chase for the Sprint Cup."
McCollum takes issue with the
Some of that promotional clout was evident last weekend, when Newman's car featured a paint scheme highlighting the Army's birthday. It also included a photo of Moore as a teenage soldier on the rear-quarter panel. Moore, 86, received two Bronze Stars and five Purple Hearts for his valor as a machine gunner during the D-Day invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.