JR Motorsports lands Gragson for full
Elliott Sadler, from Virginia, loves his hunting dogs about as much as his racing. Burton will join the team for five races in the No. Michael Annett, who has driven the No. International Speedway, as the two-time defending series driver champions. Gragson, who finished second in the championship standings, won the award in his second full-time season in Trucks driving for Motorsports. The switch is important to Annett and his father Harold, who for many years fielded the No.
At the 2017 Ford Eco Boost 300, as William Byron and Elliott Sadler were battling late, Byron took advantage of Sadler's mistake of trying to pass Ryan Preece when he was too far back, slowing Sadler and allowing Byron to pass both drivers. At the time, Dale Earnhardt Jr. The 5 car returned in 2009 with sponsorship from , , and Delphi. Owner points from the No. At the , Elliott passed teammate for his first Nationwide Series win. The team is based in , co-owned by former driver , his sister , and the owner of his former Cup Series team,.
· Preece will compete in races at Atlanta Motor Speedway Feb. Allgaier will look to defend his regular-season championship from 2018, a year in which he scored a career-best five wins. The length of the partnership also should allow him time to grow in the next stage of his development. Both Sadler and Gragson will be honored at the Xfinity and Truck Series awards banquet on Dec. It was announced in late 2015 that would drive the new No.
The 43-year-old Emporia, Virginia native will not return to the Xfinity Series next season, as , which was his eighth consecutive season and his 10th overall season as a full-time driver in the sport. Keselowski then returned at his hometown track. After that Byron pulled away and finished 3rd, ultimately winning the championship and Rookie of the Year honors while winning four races at Iowa, Daytona, Indianapolis and Phoenix. The entry was fielded in a collaboration with , a fellow Truck Series team which normally runs the No. He led 207 of the 5,701 laps that he completed.
During 2006, he started three races, both Lowe's races and the Ameriquest 300 at California. Archived from on January 15, 2016. Chase Elliott drove the No. The car returned in 2012 once more with Dale Jr. He also gained two victories including Mid-Ohio and Dover.
Would you like to see continued coverage of New England short track racing? Archived from on October 10, 2014. It was the first time since 2014 that the No. Truex will be in the No. Sadler started the season with a fourth-place finish in the season opener at Daytona. This was a tribute to , being inducted into the in May.
After the at , the team was revealed to have violated Sections 12—4. The team originally wanted to open in 2007, but the Navy sponsorship accelerated the operations. Elliott's 2014 crew chief Greg Ives would move up to Dale Earnhardt Jr. No fines or penalties would be handed out to either driver. He won his first race at and later picked up another win at , finishing third in points but lost the Navy sponsorship for 2009.
Elliott would win his third race of the season in the at after holding off. Initially announced to drive the No. All five drivers will have Taylor Moyer atop the No. He finished in fifth place in the championship standings after advancing to the round of 8 but failing to advance to the Championship 4 for the first time since the Championship 4 was implemented ahead of the 2016 season. On September 25, 2018, was announced as the new driver of the No.