JR Motorsports announced that the team has amicably parted ways with competition director Tony Eury Sr effective immediately.
JR Motorsports announced that it has signed a deal with Ingersoll Rand to sponsor the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy, driven by Cole Whitt. Ingersoll will appear as primary sponsor in the May Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The company will also serve as an associate sponsor for the full N’Wide season. [...]
JR Motorsports has signed Cole Whitt to drive the team’s No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy in 2012, the team announced. Whitt comes to JRM from Red Bull Racing, where he drove in the Camping World Truck Series last season, finishing ninth in points with one pole, two top-five and 11 top-10 finishes. Aric Almirola, driver of [...]
Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Aric Almirola has signed on to drive the team’s legendary No. 43 Ford in the Sprint Cup Series in 2012.
NASCAR has penalized the No. 7 JR Motorsports Nationwide Series Chevy as a result of rule infractions found during the race at Phoenix International Raceway.
After two years of running a partial schedule in NASCAR, Danica Patrick has officially made the switch from the IZOD IndyCar Series to NASCAR full time in 2012.
Danica Patrick is expected to announce her intent to move to NASCAR full time in 2012, according to ESPN.com. Patrick will drive the no. 7 JR Motorsports Chevy in the Nationwide Series with sponsorship from GoDaddy.com. She will also drive select Sprint Cup Series races in Chevys prepared by Stewart Haas Racing.
Ron Fellows will drive the No. 5 JR Motorsports Chevy in the Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. He will also drive the the No. 36 Golden Corral Chevy for Tommy Baldwin Racing in the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen Sprint Cup Series race at the road course.
Danica Patrick is finalizing a deal to run full time in the Nationwide Series and select Sprint Cup events in 2012, according to the Associated Press.
Jimmie Johnson to drive JR Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevy in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International next month, according to SceneDaily.com.