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...