Jeff Gluck, of SB Nation, called Danica Patrick’s performance during the New England 200 Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ugly, embarrasing, and shocking. It was embarrasing and ugly, but it wasn’t shocking.
Ron Fellows will drive for JR Motorsports in two Nationwide Series road-course races this season. Fellows has driven for JRM three times, winning a rain-shortened NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada in August of 2008. This year, he will pilot the No. 88 AER Manufacturing Chevy at Road America later [...]
JR Motorsports announced that Greg Sacks will drive the No. 88 JRM Chevy with sponsorship from Grand Touring Vodka, a company Sacks helped found, in the Nationwide Series’ Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona in July. The race kicks off a two-year sponsorship deal between JRM and GTV in which the company will appear as primary sponsor for 10 races [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr addressed some of the rumors surrounding his future and the direction of his JR Motorsports team, according to SceneDaily. There are rumors circulating that JRM may move to the Sprint Cup Series next season. Earnhardt Jr said he doesn’t think the team would move to Cup next year. He also said he [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr’s Facebook page contained the following post: “Big announcement at [JR Motorsports] today – check back this afternoon for all the info and pictures from the day.” Many believe it will be the official announcement that Dale Jr will drive the No. 3 Wrangler Chevy in the July Nationwide race at Daytona.
It is a little shocking that JR Motorsports has released Kelly Bires from his contract as driver of the No. 88 Nationwide Series Chevy. But, despite the relatively surprising timing, this was the right move.
JR Motorsports has enterted into a multi-faceted sponsorship deal with Lifetime Television. The deal includes on-car branding and talent appearances. Lifetime’s Army Wives TV show will appear on the No. 7 Chevy to be driven by Scott Wimmer in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Nashville Speedway.
Scott Wimmer will drive JR Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevy in this weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Wimmer was supposed to make his debut in the car at Darlington Raceway in May. He may have moved up because the No. 7 car is 35th in owner’s points, in danger of falling out of the top 35 [...]
Suave Men will sponsor JR Motorsports’ No. 88 car and driver Kelly Bires, for two Nationwider Series races this season, the April race at Nashville Superspeedway and the July race at Chicagoland Speedway. The deal, further extends the partnership between JRM and Unilever, Suave’s parent company. Unilever brands, Ragu, and Hellmans, also sponsor the team.
Danica Patrick will be making her Nationwide Series debut in this weekend’s season-opener, after finishing an impressive sixth in the ARCA RE/MAX Series race, her first race in a stock car. JR Motorsports and her sponsor, GoDaddy.com, have decided that Patrick is ready. She will replace Kelly Bires, in the second JRM Chevy. Team owner [...]