View Full Version : Sadler to claim GEM breached their contract

01-08-2009, 10:59 AM
An attorney representing Elliott Sadler (http://msn.foxsports.com/nascar/cup/driver?statsId=75&categoryId=168) has filed notice in Iredell County (N.C.) court saying the NASCAR (http://msn.foxsports.com/nascar) driver intends to claim that Gillett Evernham Motorsports has breached Sadler's contract to drive the Sprint Cup (http://msn.foxsports.com/name/public/NASCAR/Chase) team's No. 19 Dodges.

John Buric, Sadler's lawyer, filed an "application and order extending time to file complaint" Wednesday in Iredell County Superior Court. Sadler has until Jan. 20 to file an actual complaint if the parties cannot reach an agreement on their dispute.

According to the form, Sadler plans to seek "injunctive relief, declaratory relief/specific performance, consequential and punitive damages as a result of Defendants anticipatory and actual breach of Plaintiffs' Driving Services Agreement. ... Plaintiffs also seek general, consequential, treble and punitive damages, and attorney fees, as a result of Defendants' tortuous interference ..."
George Gillett, Gillett Evernham Motorsports, Anthony James Allmendinger and Ray Evernham Enterprises are named as defendants.