Sources: No. 8 car is being parked

Updated: April 8, 2009, 7:13 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The No. 8 Sprint Cup car, the centerpiece of Dale Earnhardt Inc. before its merger with Chip Ganassi Racing, is the latest casualty of the economy.

Sources close to the situation said officials at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates are parking the car driven by Aric Almirola until sponsorship is found. An announcement could come in the next 24 hours.

EGR officials were not available for comment, but sources said a handful of employees have been let ...

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