Wimmer will be the driver of the No. 22
car for the rest of the 2003 season and full-time in 2004. Wimmer previously
tested both a Chevrolet and a Dodge at
I believe Scott has earned the
opportunity to get into the CAT car,"
"He's spent his entire life racing -- he grew up in a racing family (and) he understands the entire sport."
"It's been an emotional roller coaster -- working out everything we had to do," said Burton, who's spent the previous eight years of his career with Davis, winning five times, including the 2002 Daytona 500.
"I'd rather address everything at one time. The biggest concern I have right now is doing the right thing to maintain the personal relationships I've got in this sport and the great fans that have supported me through the good and the bad."
Wimmer, a native of Wausau, Wis., will finish the final six races of the Busch Series season, where he is currently seventh in points, in addition to doing the final four Winston Cup races.
Wimmer joined the Hooters ProCup in 1997, where he won rookie of the year before moving on to the American Speed Association's ACDelco Challenge Series in 2000.
Previous rumors have said that Ward
would end up at RCR. Richard Childress has expressed interest in