JR Motorsports Overview
JR Motorsports is a well-known stock-car-racing team owned by Rick Hendrick, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Presently, this American professional team participates in the Xfinity Series. The main sponsors of this team are Brothers Pizza, Armour Vienna Sauage, One Main Financial, Dale’s Pale Ale, Chevrolet, and Golden Corral. The headquarters of this team located in the city of Mooresville, North Carolina. In addition to Xfinity Series, the team also competes on the Whelen All-American Series tournament. The main drivers of the team in the Xfinity Series are Michael Annett, Tyler Reddik, Chase Elliot, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Justin Allgaier.
JR Motorsports History
This team started by the Dale Earnhardt in 1991 with a single employee that works on the marketing division of their racing team. The main motive behind this business was to assist the Earhardt Jr in selling T-shirts and have a negotiation with the deals related to the sponsorship. It was the year 2002 when the owner thinks about transforming the business into a racing team. They signed a contract with the Hendrick Motorsports that result in merging of JR Nationwide Series and Hendrick teams.
Their first win came at the Motor Mile Speedway that takes place in Radford, Virginia during the year 2004. Presently, there is a 66,000 square foot race shop operated by the team near the city of Mooresville, North Carolina.
JR Motorsports Other Works
Since their foundation in 2002, there is a regional late model program fielded by the team. They have fielded many spotters under this program that includes NASCAR Jeremy McGrath and TJ Majors.