ERIC MCCLURE NEWS

After Missing the 2013 NNS Race at AMS, McClure is Looking Forward to Saturday Night’s Event at AMS

McClure Eager to Race at AMS: After posting a 20th-place finish in last weekend’s event at BMS, Eric McClure is eager to get back behind the wheel of the No. 14 Camry for this weekend’s Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  This weekend will mark the 35-year-old’s seventh start at the 1.5-mile track.  In six starts, McClure has been running...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

McClure Posts 20th-place Finish at BMS

Bristol, TN (August 22, 2014)-After a one-week hiatus, Eric McClure returned to Nationwide Series competition Friday night at his hometown track, Bristol Motor Speedway. Despite qualifying 31st, McClure was able to rebound to post a track-best finish of 20th in Friday night’s Food City 300. As a result, McClure remains 19th in the NASCAR Points Standings. Early in the race...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McClure Posts Track-Best Finish at BMS

After a one-week hiatus, Eric McClure returned to Nationwide Series competition Friday night at his hometown track, Bristol Motor Speedway. Despite qualifying 31st, McClure was able to rebound to post a track-best finish of 20th in Friday night's Food City 300. As a result, McClure remains 19th in the NASCAR Points Standings. Early in the race, McClure battled a car that lacked...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McClure Returns to NNS Competition at BMS

McClure Ready to Race at Hometown Track: After taking a one-week hiatus, Eric McClure returns to Nationwide Series competition at his hometown track, Bristol Motor Speedway, on Fridaynight. This race will be his 16th event at the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile” and his best finish of 21st came during the spring event in 2013. Earlier this year, the team struggled with the car’s...
Via On Pit Road
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McClure Posts Track-Best Finish at “The Glen”.

Watkins Glen, NY (August 9, 2014)-After posting a track-best finish of 20th at the season’s first road course event, Eric McClure had high hopes coming into Saturday’s Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International, his last road course race of the season. Despite qualifying 29th and struggling with transmission issues for the second weekend in a row, the Virginia driver was still...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric McClure, No. 14 Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Camry Pre-Race Report Watkins Glen

Eric McClure Ready for Redemption at Watkins Glen: Eric McClure will be making his sixth Nationwide Series start at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon. His best finish at the 2.45-mile, 11-turn road course dates back to 2012 when he crossed the finish line in the 26th spot. One year ago, McClure was on course to earning a track-best finish when a tie-rod broke on...
Via On Pit Road
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Transmission Issues Plague McClure in U.S. Cellular 250

Eric McClure Post-Race Report US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway   Newton, IA (August 3, 2014)-Eric McClure finished 23rd in Saturday night’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway after starting 29th. With this finish McClure remained 19th in the NASCAR Driver Point Standings. Early in the race, the No. 14 Reynolds Wrap®/Hefty® Camry was a “tick” loose on entry to the turns...
Via On Pit Road
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric McClure Posts 23rd-place Finish at Iowa Speedway

Eric McClure finished 23rd in Saturday night's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway after starting 29th. With this finish McClure remained 19th in the NASCAR Driver Point Standings. Early in the race, the No. 14 Reynolds Wrap®/Hefty® Camry was a "tick" loose on entry to the turns. Despite this handling condition, McClure was able to advance three positions to 26th by...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Failure Relegates McClure to 36th-place Finish at IMS

Indianapolis, IN (July 26, 2014)-Eric McClure faced an uphill battle in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It started when the team discovered a broken right-front hub following time trials Saturday afternoon that made them forfeit their 28th starting spot and ended with a power steering pump failure during the 100-lap race that relegated the team...
Via On Pit Road
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Looking for Improved Results at IMS

Lilly Diabetes 250 QUOTES & NOTES: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: Third Time’s a Charm at IMS:   Just as Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 will mark the third annual Nationwide Series event at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it also marks Eric McClure’s third start at the2.5-mile oval. Since racing at IMS, the Virginia driver...
Via On Pit Road
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Camry Damaged Early; McClure Salvages 25th-place Finish

Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team posted a 25th-place finish in Saturday night's EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway after qualifying 25th. With this finish, McClure and the TriStar Motorsports team sit 19th and 24th respectively in the NASCAR Driver and Owner standings. Early in the race, McClure reported that his No. 14 Camry lacked grip in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure’s Looking for Solid Effort at Chicagoland

EnjoyIllinois.com 300 QUOTES & NOTES: Chicagoland Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: McClure Looking for Solid Effort at Sponsor’s Home Track: Saturday night’s 300-mile race atChicagoland Speedway will mark Eric McClure’s 242nd-career Nationwide Series start and his 11th at the 1.5-mile speedway. In 10 starts, all of which have come under the Hefty®/Reynolds...
Via On Pit Road
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Looking for Solid Finish at NHMS

Sta-Green 200 QUOTES & NOTES: New Hampshire Motor Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: McClure Looks to be Magical at “Magic Mile”: This weekend’s 200-lap event will mark Eric McClure’s 241st-carrer NNS start and his eighth at the one-mile track. In seven starts, the Virginia driver has completed 88.4% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of...
Via On Pit Road
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Looking for Solid Run at DIS

Subway Firecracker 250 QUOTES & NOTES: Daytona Int’l Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: Daytona, Round Two: For the first time this season, the NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to a track for the second time and it happens to be one of Eric McClure’s favorite tracks. This weekend will mark McClure’s 240th-career Nationwide Series start and his 17th at the...
Via On Pit Road
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Looks to Improve on Past Finishes at Kentucky Speedway

John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300: Kentucky Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: McClure Heads to Bluegrass State: Eric McClure will compete in his 239th-career Nationwide Series start and his 11th at Kentucky Speedway. In 10 starts, he has competed 85.4% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 28.4. He posted his track-best finish (22nd) during the second...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Posts 20th-place Finish at Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI (June 21, 2014)-After a two-race hiatus, Eric McClure returned to the seat of the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Camry for Saturday’s Gardner Denver 200 at Road America. Despite starting the race from the rear of the field for fixing a broken shock bolt after posting a track-best qualifying effort of 23rd, the Virginia driver was able to overcome the wet conditions...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Ready for Road America

Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by Johnsonville: Road America Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: McClure Returns to No. 14 Camry: Eric McClure will return to the cockpit of the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Camry this weekend after a two-week hiatus. Saturday’s Gardner Denver 200 will mark McClure’s 238th-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start and his fifth at the historic four...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Finishes 29th at CMS

Concord, NC (May 24, 2014)- Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team posted a 29th-place finish in today’s History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway after qualifying 34th. With this finish the TriStar Motorsports team advanced one position to 24th in NASCAR Owner Standings. Early in the race McClure battled loose-handling conditions. He brought the Hefty® Ultimate™...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Finishes 24th at Iowa Speedway

Newton, IA (May 18, 2014)- Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team finished 24th in Sunday’s Get to Know Newton 250 at Iowa Speedway after starting 32nd. With this finish, the team slipped to the 26th position in owner standings. During the early stages of the event, McClure battled a car that was tight in the center and on exit of the turns. When the first caution...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

McClure Looks for Solid Outing at Iowa

Get To Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin Williams: Iowa Speedway Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: McClure Looking for Another Solid Performance at Iowa Speedway: This weekend’s Get To Know Newton 250 will be Eric McClure’s 236th-career Nationwide Series start and his seventh at the 7/8-mile tri-oval. In six starts, the Virginia driver has completed 97.2% of the total...
Via On Pit Road
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Perseverance Pays Off for McClure at Talladega

After posting a 35th-place finish in Daytona, the season's first superspeedway race, Eric McClure and the Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team headed to Talladega Superspeedway looking for redemption. Starting 18th, McClure and the Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team showed great perseverance throughout the 117-lap event to post the team's best finish of the 2014 season. With this finish...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric McClure to race Daytona 500 with Front Row Motorsports

Eric McClure will join Front Row Motorsports for the Daytona 500. McClure will compete in the No. 35 Ford Fusion for FRM with sponsorship coming from Hefty/Reynolds Wrap. “This is an exciting time for me and certainly our sponsoring brands as well,” said McClure. “In our sport, and for my family, there is nothing greater than the Daytona 500 and this opportunity will enhance...
Via Tireball.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric McClure wants 1 shot to run the Daytona 500

Eric McClure has teamed with Front Row Motorsports for a chance to run the Daytona 500. McClure will attempt to qualify for next month's season-opening race in the No. 35 Ford Fusion. The car will be sponsored by Hefty/Reynolds Wrap. McClure has three career Sprint Cup starts, but has never raced in the Daytona 500. He's an 11-year veteran of the Nationwide Series, but...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Green filling in for McClure in Nationwide finale

Jeff Green will drive in place of Eric McClure in Saturday's Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. McClure remains hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. McClure was admitted to a Las Vegas hospital last Sunday while on a business trip. It is not known when he will be able to return home. No other information was available. This will be the sixth race...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

McClure Hospitalized, Green In #14 Toyota At Homestead

Abingdon, VA.—TMI (Team McClure, Inc.) announced today that Jeff Green will pilot the No. 14 Hefty® Ultimate™ Toyota during Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The team’s regular driver, Eric McClure, was admitted to a Las Vegas, Nevada hospital on Sunday, November 10, while on a business trip,[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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