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Encyclopedia > JR Motorsports
JR Motorsports
Owner(s) Name(s) Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Rick Hendrick
Racing Series Nationwide Series
USAR Pro Cup
Number of Championships 0
Car Number(s) #5, #88 (Nationwide)
#71, #72, #73 (Late Model)
Driver(s) Dale Earnhardt Jr./Casey Mears/Jimmie Johnson/Landon Cassill/Ron Fellows/Mark Martin/Martin Truex, Jr. (#5-Nationwide)
Brad Keselowski (#88-Busch)
Scott Young (#71-Late Model)
Curtis Truex (#73-Late Model)
Primary Sponsor(s) Lowe's, GoDaddy.com, Delphi, National Guard (#5-Nationwide)
United States Navy (#88-Nationwide)
Champion Spark Plugs (#88-USAR)
R&B Transport Refinishing (#71 & #73 Late Models)
Shop Location Mooresville, North Carolina
Homepage JR Motorsports

JR Motorsports is a NASCAR team based in Mooresville, North Carolina, co-owned by NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and the owner of his Cup ride Rick Hendrick that currently fields the #5 National Guard and #88 NAVY "Accelerate Your Life" Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 290 pixelsFull resolution (1851 × 672 pixel, file size: 176 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) JR Motorsports http://www. ... Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... Joseph Riddick Hendrick III (born July 12, 1949 in Warrenton, North Carolina), better known as Rick Hendrick is an owner of several NASCAR stock cars and teams, as well as one of the largest automotive chains in the United States. ... The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... Casey James Mears (born March 12, 1978 in Bakersfield, California) is the driver of the #25 National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports. ... This article is about NASCAR driver. ... A tag has been placed on Landon Cassill requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. ... Ron Fellows (born September 28, 1959) from Windsor, Ontario, Canada is an accomplished Sports Car driver, and a NASCAR Road Course Ringer. ... There are several well-known men named Mark Martin. ... Martin Lee Truex, Jr. ... Brad Keselowski (born February 12, 1984) is an auto racing car driver. ... Scott Young (born September 1, 1975 in Mooresville, North Carolina) is a stock car driver. ... “Lowes” redirects here. ... Go Daddy Software, Inc. ... For other uses, see Delphi (disambiguation). ... The United States National Guard is a significant component of the United States armed forces military reserve. ... USN redirects here. ... Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... Joseph Riddick Hendrick III (born July 12, 1949 in Warrenton, North Carolina), better known as Rick Hendrick is an owner of several NASCAR stock cars and teams, as well as one of the largest automotive chains in the United States. ... Seal of the Army National Guard The Army National Guard consists of the land force of the United States National Guard, or organized militia, of the several States and Territories, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, active and inactive, as defined in Title 32, USC Section 101. ... USN redirects here. ... The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is an American mid-size car. ...

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History of JR Motorsports

JR Motorsports began in a shed on the property of Dale Earnhardt, Inc. in 1998 with just one employee, as the marketing division of Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s race team. The original intent of the business was to help Earnhardt, Jr. sell t-shirts and negotiate sponsorship deals.[citation needed] Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Dale Earnhardt, Inc. ...


It wasn't until 2002 that Earnhardt, Jr. turned the business into a race team. That's when T. J. Majors drove the first race, in the street stock division, at Concord Motorsports Park, in North Carolina.


The first win for the team came at Motor Mile Speedway in Radford, VA, in 2004.


Today the team operates out of a 66,000 square foot state of the art race shop near Mooresville, North Carolina. JR Motorsports fields late model stock cars, a Hooters Pro Cup stock car, and the Number 88 car in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with sponsorship from the US Navy driven by Brad Keselowski. Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... The USAR Hooter Pro Cup is a stock car auto racing series in the United States. ... The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Brad Keselowski (born February 12, 1984) is an auto racing car driver. ...


Nationwide Series

Owner Statistics

Year Starts Wins Poles Top Fives Top Tens
2005 1 0 0 0 0
2006 36 0 0 2 7
2007 35 0 0 1 9
2008 18 1 0 4 8
90 1 0 7 24

#5 car history

See also: Hendrick Motorsports

The #5 car is inherited from the Hendrick Motorsports' Busch Series stable, competing in the series since 1984. Shortly after Dale Earnhardt, Jr. signed with Hendrick Motorsports in the Sprint Cup Series, Hendrick Motorsports announced that it would merge its operations with the JR stable to field a two-car team with the #5 and the #88, starting in 2008, using Hendrick engines and chasses.[1] Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... The 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series will begin on February 16, 2008 at Daytona International Speedway with the Camping World 300. ...


The #5 is scheduled to be driven by seven drivers in 2008 -- Jimmie Johnson, Earnhardt, Jr., Martin Truex, Jr., Mark Martin and Landon Cassill as well as road course specialists, Ron Fellows and Adrian Fernandez.[2] The #5 will include sponsorship from Lowe's, National Guard, Delphi, and Godaddy.com. This article is about NASCAR driver. ... Martin Lee Truex, Jr. ... There are several well-known men named Mark Martin. ... A tag has been placed on Landon Cassill requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. ... Ron Fellows (born September 28, 1959) from Windsor, Ontario, Canada is an accomplished Sports Car driver, and a NASCAR Road Course Ringer. ... Adrian Fernandez from Mexico City (Mexico) was born April 20, 1963. ...


#88 car history

The No. 88 began the 2006 season driven by Mark McFarland, but he was replaced by Shane Huffman,[3][4] with Martin Truex, Jr. and Robby Gordon filling-in for certain races. On Tuesday July 3, 2007 Dale Earnhardt Jr. released Shane Huffman from driving the #88 Navy Chevy for JR Motorsports. Earnhardt, Jr. drove the #88 on July 6, 2007 in the Busch Series race at Daytona International Speedway.[5] Brad Keselowski will replace Shane Huffman for three races,[6] with "Road Course Specialist" and SCCA driver Andy Pilgrim to be in the car for the race in Montreal, and Watkins Glen.[7] Brad Keselowski finished the season.[8]. Keselowski signed a two year contract with JR motorsports with the Navy returning as sponsor in 2008.[9]. Mark McFarland (b. ... Shane Huffman poses before a Dover International Speedway Busch Series race in September of 2006 Shane Huffman (born December 30, 1973 in Hickory, North Carolina) is a NASCAR driver. ... Martin Lee Truex, Jr. ... Robby Gordon (born in Bellflower, California, on January 2, 1969) is an American racing driver who currently competes in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, owning his #7 Ford Fusion, sponsored by Jim Beam, and also owning his #55 Verizon Wireless/Motorola ride which competes part-time in the Busch Series... Brad Keselowski (born February 12, 1984) is an auto racing car driver. ... The SCCA could be considered the grass-roots level of auto racing in the United States. ... Brad Keselowski (born February 12, 1984) is an auto racing car driver. ...


Other racing series

JR Motorsports fields the No. 88 Champion Spark Plugs Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Richard Boswell in the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series. The team also fields three late model stock cars; the No. 71 R&B Chevy driven by Scott Young, the No. 72 Monster Energy Drink Chevy driven by Jeremy McGrath, and the #73 R&B Chevy driven by Curtis Truex. The USAR Hooter Pro Cup is a stock car auto racing series in the United States. ... Scott Young (born September 1, 1975 in Mooresville, North Carolina) is a stock car driver. ...


SPEED 1

In 2007, JR Motorsports are supplying cars for SPEED's NASCAR coverage. The SPEED 1 fleet for NASCAR RaceDay includes a superspeedway car, and car for intermediate tracks, and a Car of Tomorrow. SPEED 1 is driven by Hermie Sadler.[10] For other uses, see Speed (disambiguation). ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR RaceDay is a pre-race show on Speed Channel. ... In North American motorsports, a superspeedway is a race track over one mile (1. ... A Car of Tomorrow body with Toyota Camry decals. ... Hermie Sadler (born April 24, 1969) is a race car driver/announcer and professional wrestling promoter from Emporia, Virginia. ...


External links

References

Chevrolet in NASCAR
Sprint Cup Teams Dale Earnhardt, Inc. | Front Row Motorsports | Furniture Row Racing | Haas CNC Racing | Hendrick Motorsports | Richard Childress Racing
Nationwide Series Teams CJM Racing | Day Enterprise Racing | Elite 2 Racing | Front Row Motorsports | Jay Robinson Racing | JD Motorsports | JR Motorsports | Kevin Harvick Incorporated | Mac Hill Motorsports | ML Motorsports | Mac Hill Racing | MSRP Motorsports | Phoenix Racing | Richard Childress Racing | Rusty Wallace, Inc. | SKI Motorsports
Craftsman Truck Series Teams Kevin Harvick Incorporated | Key Motorsports | Morgan-Dollar Motorsports | MRD Motorsports | SS-Green Light Racing | TRG Motorsports | ThorSport Racing | Xpress Motorsports
Hendrick Motorsports
Sprint Cup drivers Casey Mears (#5) | Jeff Gordon (#24) | Jimmie Johnson (#48) | Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (#88)
Driver development program
(under JR Motorsports)
Landon Cassill | Brad Keselowski | Curtis Truex
Partnerships and affiliations Furniture Row Racing | Haas CNC Racing | JR Motorsports | Phoenix Racing
Sprint Cup crew chiefs Alan Gustafson (#5) | Steve Letarte (#24) | Chad Knaus (#48) | Tony Eury, Jr. (#88)
Other Rick Hendrick | Ricky Hendrick | Darian Grubb | Brian Whitesell
Chevrolet (IPA: - French origin) (colloquially Chevy) is a brand of automobile, produced by General Motors (GM). ... The Sprint Cup is a Group 1 United Kingdom flat racing horse race for those horses aged three years and above run over a distance of 6 furlongs at Haydock Park during September. ... Dale Earnhardt, Inc. ... Front Row Motorsports is a relatively new team to the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit. ... Furniture Row Racing is a NASCAR team based in Colorado and fields the #78 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. ... Haas CNC Racing is a NASCAR racing team based in Kannapolis, North Carolina which runs Chevrolets. ... Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... Richard Childress Racing is a NASCAR team fielding Chevrolets for Kevin Harvick (#29 Royal Dutch Shell), Clint Bowyer (#07 Jack Daniels) Jeff Burton (#31 (Cingular Wireless/AT&T), full-time, and Scott Wimmer (#33 Holiday Inn part-time in the Nextel Cup series, as well as the #2 BB... The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... Brothers Tony and Bryan Mullet first got their taste of NASCAR a few years back when they developed a close relationship with Morgan Shepherd and the No. ... Front Row Motorsports is a relatively new team to the NASCAR Nextel Cup circuit. ... Jay Robinson Racing is a racing team that competes in the NASCAR Busch Series. ... Kevin Harvick Incorporated is a NASCAR team owned by NASCAR Nextel Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and his wife, the former Delana Linville. ... Phoenix Racing is a NASCAR team owned by James Finch. ... Richard Childress Racing is a NASCAR team fielding Chevrolets for Kevin Harvick (#29 Royal Dutch Shell), Clint Bowyer (#07 Jack Daniels) Jeff Burton (#31 (Cingular Wireless/AT&T), full-time, and Scott Wimmer (#33 Holiday Inn part-time in the Nextel Cup series, as well as the #2 BB... Rusty Wallace, Inc. ... The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... Kevin Harvick Incorporated is a NASCAR team owned by NASCAR Nextel Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and his wife, the former Delana Linville. ... Key Motorsports is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team owned by Curtis W. Key, Sr. ... Morgan-Dollar Motorsports is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team. ... MRD Motorsports is an American racecar team. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... ThorSport Racing is a Sandusky, Ohio based NASCAR racing team that competes in the Craftsman Truck Series. ... Xpress Motorsports is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team. ... Hendrick Motorsports is a group of NASCAR racing teams started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 under the name All Star Racing, racing only Chevrolets, racing in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. ... Casey James Mears (born March 12, 1978 in Bakersfield, California) is the driver of the #25 National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... This article is about NASCAR driver. ... Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... A Driver development program is a program used by NASCAR in order to develop younger drivers. ... A tag has been placed on Landon Cassill requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. ... Brad Keselowski (born February 12, 1984) is an auto racing car driver. ... Furniture Row Racing is a NASCAR team based in Colorado and fields the #78 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. ... Haas CNC Racing is a NASCAR racing team based in Kannapolis, North Carolina which runs Chevrolets. ... Phoenix Racing is a NASCAR team owned by James Finch. ... The Sprint Cup is a Group 1 United Kingdom flat racing horse race for those horses aged three years and above run over a distance of 6 furlongs at Haydock Park during September. ... A crew chief is the head position on a pit crew in motorsports. ... Alan Gustafson is the current crew chief for Kyle Busch for the # 5 Kelloggs/Carquest Chevrolet. ... Steve Letarte is Jeff Gordons crew chief in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. ... Chad Knaus Chad Anthony Knaus (pronounced kuh-NOWSE) (born August 5, 1971 in Rockford, Illinois) is the NASCAR Nextel Cup crew chief for the #48 Lowes Chevrolet Monte Carlo currently driven by Jimmie Johnson, owned by Jeff Gordon and operated by Rick Hendricks Hendrick Motorsports. ... Jeff Gordon (top) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. ... Joseph Riddick Hendrick III (born July 12, 1949 in Warrenton, North Carolina), better known as Rick Hendrick is an owner of several NASCAR stock cars and teams, as well as one of the largest automotive chains in the United States. ... Joseph Riddick Hendrick IV, (April 2, 1980 - October 24, 2004), born in Charlotte, North Carolina, was a NASCAR driver and owner affiliated with his father Rick Hendricks Hendrick Motorsports team. ... Darian Grubb is a NASCAR mechanic and crew chief. ... Brian Whitesell (born April 23, 1964) is an American team manager in NASCAR NEXTEL Cup from Stuarts Draft, Virginia. ...

 
 

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