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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2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Playoff Field Set

This weekend was the final NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the regular season. With that being said, here are the 12 drivers that will partake in the 2017 playoffs. One of these 12 drivers will be crowned our season champion in November at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. 

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Success on 1-Mile Tracks This Season Has JR Motorsports Confident for New Hampshire This Weekend

After a short track at Iowa, superspeedway at Daytona and 1.5-mile track at Kentucky last weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers are gearing up for another discipline, a 1-mile track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this week. That has JR Motorsports excited, as they know they have the cars to compete at the Magic Mile on Saturday afternoon. In the two races on one-mile tracks this year, JR Motorsports drivers have thrived. 

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Brennan Poole Wins the Pole for Friday Night’s Coca Cola Firecracker 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN) at Daytona

Daytona Beach, Fla – Like usual, it was a light days work so far for the NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers. The reason? Like they do on a weekly basis, both practice sessions for the race weekend occurred yesterday. Today, all they’ve had so far was qualifying to set the field for tonight’s Coca Cola Firecracker 250 (7:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/MRN). In qualifying on Friday, Brennan Poole will start on the pole for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Daytona International Speedway. Poole, turned a lap of 182.949 mph in his No.…

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JR Motorsports Aiming for 2nd Straight XFINITY Series Victory This Weekend at Fontana

So far, the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season has gone about as good as it can for the entire JR Motorsports group. For the third consecutive week, Elliott Sadler enters this weekend’s race at Fontana (4 p.m. ET/FS1/MRN) as the XFINITY Series points leader. Sadler, has four top fives and eight top 10’s in 12 career XFINITY Series starts at the 2-mile D-Shape California oval. He finished fifth in this very race a year ago. This season, the No. 1 OneMain Financial team has earned two top-eight efforts and an…

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Michael Annett To Drive 4th JR Motorsports Entry in 2017

FORT WORTH, TX – JR Motorsports will expand its NASCAR Xfinity Series program to four full-time teams in 2017, as the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned company has signed a multi-year agreement with driver Michael Annett and Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America.  Annett will compete full-time for an NXS championship with JRM’s No. 5 Pilot Flying J entry next year. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Annett will join a 2017 JRM roster that already includes full-season drivers Elliott Sadler, Justin Allgaier,…

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Big Crashes Highlight Geico 500 at Talladega

Maybe the threat of rain should be the new norm for every NASCAR race. Rain chances were high all day long which led to intense racing for the duration of the Geico 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway. But, with intense racing for an entire race on a restrictor plate track, it leads to some big crashes. On Lap 96, we saw the first melee as Chris Buescher barrel rolled down the backstretch of the 2.66-mile Alabama track. The crash started when Austin Dillon and Jamie McMurray made contact with eachother…

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