Can JR Motorsports Get All 3 Cars To The Championship 4? Sadler Hoping To Make Championshp 4 In Final Season

Last year, JR Motorsports got three cars into the Championship 4 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Heading into the final race of the Round of 8, they have a realistic shot of doing that again. Currently, two of the four drivers currently in right now are JRM cars. Tyler Reddick is +20 while Elliott Sadler is +13. With how well they’ve been running and how well they’ve done in the past at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, as long as both avoid the fourth and final transfer spot on Saturday,…

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Can JR Motorsports Advance Multiple Drivers Again To The Championship 4?

The top dog in the NASCAR XFINITY Series lately has been JR Motorsports. They put multiple drivers in the Championship 4 in each of the last two seasons. Heading into the Round of 8, they have three bullets in their chamber. Can they move at least two of them onto Homestead for a third straight year? Well, if they’re going to do so, they need to improve. 

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Gragson’s 1st Choice Was To Remain With Toyota But Wasn’t Meant To Be

Toyota lost another developmental driver for the future as Noah Gragson joins a list of talented drivers like Kyle Larson, William Byron, Ryan Preece and others to move from a Toyota ride in the NASCAR ranks to a Chevrolet one. That’s the only problem about so few Toyota teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. There’s not a lot of room to move up. For Gragson, he was a Toyota driver starting in last season’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series campaign with Kyle Busch Motorsports. He rattled off four…

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Does JRM Have The Speed To Move Into The Championship 4?

The last few years, JR Motorsports have by far been the team to beat in the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship race. Two years ago, they had two of the four cars in the Championship 4 vying for the 2016 series title at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Last year, they had 75-percent of the field (3 of 4). This year, while three of their four drivers advanced to the Round of 8, how many will move onto the Final Four at Homestead? Do they have the speed to get multiple drivers through?…

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Gragson To Replace The Departing Sadler With JRM For 2019 And Beyond

The rumors are true with Noah Gragson officially signing with JR Motorsports for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season and beyond. Gragson, will replace the departing Elliott Sadler in the No. 1 Chevrolet. Gragson, 20, joins JRM by way of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series where in two seasons he’s claimed two wins, 10 top-five and 26 top-10 finishes with eight poles. Currently, Gragson sits fourth in the series’ Round of 8 Playoff standings.

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Earnhardt Jr. To Return To NASCAR Seat This Weekend For Friday Night’s XFINITY Series Race In Richmond

When Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced his retirement from NASCAR last year, he said that the retirement would be just for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He stated that he would likely still run some of the XFINITY Series events for his own team as he had some prior commitments already in place. Well, one of those commitments will be on Friday night at the Richmond Raceway. After retiring from competition in the Cup Series at the end of 2017, it will be his first time back since the season…

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Top 5 Replacement Options For JRM In 2019 For Sadler

On Wednesday morning, Elliott Sadler announced his retirement from NASCAR as the 2018 XFINITY Series season will be his 21st and final one in the sport. While his retirement is a bit of shock, him not being in the No. 1 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports next year really isn’t. While Sadler has finished runner-up in each of the last two seasons in the final points standings in this car and is in the hunt to be in the Championship 4 again this year, his sponsor, One Main Financial, is leaving…

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After 21 Seasons In NASCAR Elliott Sadler To Retire At Seasons End

Speculation starting growing last month that Elliott Sadler may be out of a ride with JR Motorsports at the end of the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. His sponsor One Main Financial was stepping away from the sport for good which left Sadler searching for funding to continue on with his NASCAR career. In the meantime, rumors were starting to float around that he may not even be in the ride next year in general. Trevor Bayne and Noah Gragson were listed as front runners to drive the No. 1…

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Sadler Looking For Sponsorship For 2019 As One Main Financial Won’t Return Next Season

JOLIET, Ill – Elliott Sadler broke some news on Friday afternoon at the Chicagoland Speedway as he said during a press conference that he’s actively seeking some new funding with his sponsor One Main Financial not returning to his car for the 2019 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. The company has been his sponsor since 2010 and followed him every year since. This isn’t the first time that One Main Financial has ended their deal with Sadler but it could be the first one that lasts. In July of 2016, the two…

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Annett, Flying J Sign Multi-Year Extensions With JR Motorsports

JOLIET, Ill – JR Motorsports announced on Friday that they have signed a multi-year agreement with driver Michael Annett and partner Pilot Flying J that will return the pairing to the team’s 2019 lineup. With the renewal of Annett and Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, the announcement puts JRM on pace to compete with four full-time teams next season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 750 retail locations. The company enters its third year of…

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