NASCAR Casey Mears will move on from Hendrick Motorsports at the end of the year.
Greg Biffle has signed a three-year extension with Roush Fenway Racing.
Dario Franchitti has been left without a drive after Chip Ganassi Racing’s decision to field only two cars for the remainder of the season.
Tony Stewart and Joe Gibbs Racing are parting ways at the end of year following Stewart’s decision to start his own team in conjunction with Haas CNC Racing.
Ryan Newman and Penske Racing are also parting company at the end of the current Sprint Cup Series. The Daytona 500 winner has expressed interest in his friend Tony Stewart’s new team, Haas-Stewart.
IRL Tony Kanaan won his first race of the season at Richmond, while Ryan Hunter-Reay took his maiden victory at Watkins Glen.
Forsythe Racing Inc is to make a return to the Firestone Indy Lights Series in 2009.
ALMS Franck Montagny has been named as Andretti Green’s first driver for the rest of the season after Christian Fittipaldi and Bryan Herta were dropped from the line-up.
DTM Gary Paffett was excluded from fifth place at the Norisring after his Mercedes was found to be underweight. That promoted Mathias Lauda to eighth place and his first point of the season. The race was won by Jamie Green.
A1GP Filipe Albuquerque has been confirmed as the main driver for Team Portugal until the end of the 2009/2010 season.
GP2 Luca Filippi has left the ART Grand Prix team to join Team Arden, taking the place of Yelmer Buurman. Filippi has been replaced at ART by Renault Formula 1 test driver Sakon Yamamoto.
MotoGP John Hopkins has been ruled out of a return to the track until the Brno GP following surgery to his left leg after a high-speed crash at Assen. He has been replaced by AMA Superbike rider Jamie Hacking.
Loris Capirossi returned to racing at the Sachsenring after missing the two previous events through injury.