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Tony Eury Sr. is no longer the competition director at the NASCAR Nationwide team of JR Motorsports. Eury Sr. has had a long relationship with the Earnhardt family and had been the competition director for the past 5 years. As of today the two sides have decided to part ways effective immediately.
Eury is a winner of 55 NASCAR races in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series as a crew chief. He has 28 years in the NASCAR industry, the last five of which were served as competition director and crew chief for JR Motorsports. The company has amassed all nine of its victories under Eury’s watch. JR Motorsports’ last victory came on Sept. 4, 2010, with driver Jamie McMurray.
Eury had been removed as crew chief for the No. 88 car and moved into the No. 5 entry earlier this year. There are no scheduled races left for No. 5.
JR Motorsports fields two cars in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for drivers Cole Whitt (No. 88) and Danica Patrick (No. 7) both drivers are inside the top-10 i...
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JR Motorsports and competition director Tony Eury Sr. have parted ways, effective immediately.
Eury Sr. is team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s uncle. General manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller says the conversation she had with Eury Sr. was one of the most difficult of her life, but that a change had to be made because JR Motorsports is not meeting its expectations.
JR Motorsports and its competition director of five years, Tony Eury Sr., announced today the decision to amicably part ways, effective today. Eury is a winner of 55 NASCAR races in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series as a crew chief. He has 28 years in the NASCAR industry, the last five of which were served as competition director and crew chief for JR Motorsports. The...
Tony Eury Sr. has stepped down from his role as competition director at JR Motorsports.
The former crew chief, affectionately known as "Pops," led drivers to a combined 55 NASCAR wins between the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series during the past 28 years. Eury joined JRM in 2007 and was named competition director of JR Motorsports five seasons ago. Since then, the company...
JRM will make its 400th start this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. Since the company’s debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2005, 28 different drivers have piloted JRM Chevrolets. The team’s tally currently stands at nine wins, 77 top-fives and 162 top-10s. Additionally, JRM has earned seven poles and led 1,397 laps in Nationwide Series competition.
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“The car drove really...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr...