JR Motorsports is the professional race team owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. JR Motorsports tours nationally in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with four full-time entries and has three championships (2014, 2017 and 2018) to its credit and 58 series victories. … Team Owner: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
What NASCAR cars does Dale Earnhardt Jr own?
Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.
(born October 10, 1974) is an American semi-retired professional stock car racing driver, team owner, author, and an analyst for NASCAR on NBC. He competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro for his team JR Motorsports.
Does Dale Earnhardt Jr still drive in NASCAR?
Since his retirement from the NASCAR Cup Series at the end of the 2017 season, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has scratched the itch to race by climbing behind the wheel for one race annually in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
How many cars does JR Motorsports own?
All told, JR Motorsports has fielded cars for 52 drivers, a total of 1,193 company starts. Its roster of all-time drivers covers a stunning array of proven talent and simmering potential.
Who drives Dale Earnhardt Jr?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has experienced a range of emotions this year with JR Motorsports driver Josh Berry. At one point, Earnhardt was not happy with the veteran short track racer for his behavior following the Xfinity Series race at Phoenix.
How many car dealerships does Dale Earnhardt Jr own?
The company operates 84 dealerships across the country, including the Earnhardt locations.
How many race teams does Dale Jr own?
JR Motorsports currently fields four full-time teams for drivers Michael Annett, Justin Allgaier, and Noah Gragson along with a car split by drivers Josh Berry and Sam Mayer.
Does Earnhardt Jr still race?
Since retiring from full-time competition following the 2017 Cup Series season, Earnhardt Jr. has raced four times in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Richmond Raceway (2018, 2021), Darlington Raceway (2019) and Homestead-Miami Speedway (2020). This will be his first post-retirement race at Martinsville Speedway.
What race is Dale Jr racing in 2022?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and JR Motorsports unveiled the No. 88 Hellmann’s Fridge Hunters Chevrolet paint scheme Earnhardt will run in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Martinsville Speedway on April 8. The winning wrap was revealed Tuesday during JR Motorsports’ Unilever production shoot via Earnhardt’s Instagram live.
Why does Dale Jr call his grandfather Ralph?
The name Ralph comes from Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s grandfather
It actually comes from Dale Sr.’s father, Ralph Earnhardt. Ralph had a successful racing career of his own in the 1950s and 1960s. He won 350 races across three different NASCAR series, and in 1956, he was named the NASCAR Sportsman champion.
Who is driving for JR Motorsports 2021?
The team is based in Mooresville, North Carolina, co-owned by former NASCAR Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his sister Kelley Earnhardt Miller, and the owner of his former Cup Series team, Rick Hendrick. As of 2021, the team fields four full-time entries in the Xfinity Series: the No.
Who owns #8 NASCAR?
Tyler Reddick, driver of the No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, is running his second full season in the NASCAR Cup Series. He is a back-to-back NASCAR Xfinity Series champion (2018-’19).
Who co owns JR Motorsports?
JR Motorsports is the racing operation co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 15-time Most Popular Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kelley Earnhardt Miller and NASCAR Hall of Famer Rick Hendrick.
Who is the richest NASCAR driver?
Dale Earnhardt Jr. earns the ranking of the wealthiest NASCAR driver, with an estimated net worth of $300 million. His career began in the late 90s and he quickly became a legend in the racing community.
Who will drive for JR Motorsports in 2022?
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2021) — Miguel Paludo will return to JR Motorsports for three NASCAR Xfinity Series road course events in 2022. Paludo, a seven-time champion and current defending winner of the Porsche Carrera Cup, will drive the No.