ERIC MCCLURE NEWS

NXS: Tracking the Changes – NASCAR XFINITY Series Edition Part 1

Throughout the off-season, there are always changes to watch out for with drivers and crew chiefs switching drivers and organizations. It seems this past season was no different, as there was news for fans to watch out for on a weekly basis. Here is the first part of our look at how things shake out for the upcoming season, with the changes marked in red.  Be sure to stay tuned...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Chastain, Preece, McClure To Drive For JD Motorsports

GAFFNEY, S.C. – The 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will be brand new, and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team is ready to shine in the new landscape. NASCAR has changed the system that decides the championship in the Xfinity Series, adding a version of the Chase format that has been successful for several seasons in the Sprint Cup Series. A victory in the first 26 races...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Coming to the Checker: McClure Ready for the Season Finale

One to go: Hoping to surpass former TriStar Motorsports teammate, Cale Conley (19th),   in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Driver Point Standings, Eric McClure (20th) is looking to gain 11-driver points and then some in this weekend’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In what will be his seventh NXS start at the 1.5-mile oval, McClure scored his best start of 27th...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Dual off Week Refreshes McClure for Texas

Nothing like some R&R to reset motivation: Coming off some much needed time with family, Eric McClure is refreshed and ready for this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). Before the double off-weekend, McClure completed his 10th start at Kansas Speedway, earning a 26th place finish. Pressing fast forward to this weekend at TMS, McClure is...
Via On Pit Road
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure to Take Kansas by Storm

McClure ready to “Bloom” in the Garden State: In the wake of his challenging effort at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend, where he finished 28th, Eric McClure is ready to rise and take Kansas Speedway by storm. The 1.5-mile, tri-oval has been tricky for McClure in his eight previous starts. Since his first start there in 2007, McClure has earned three top-25 finishes. ...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Sets Sights on Charlotte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ready to Race in the Queen City: After earning his career best Dover International Speedway finish of 22nd last weekend, Eric McClure is ready for the 1.5-mile, quad oval of Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS). McClure will set out to make his 15th NASCAR XFINTIY Series (NXS) start in Friday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield...
Via On Pit Road
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Dover International Speedway Pre-Race Report: Eric McClure

Time to overcome adversity: After sustaining a concussion in last weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Kentucky Speedway, Eric McClure has been cleared to race in Dover. This weekend’s Hisense 200 will be McClure’s 15th career start at the mile that’s “too tough to tame”. In McClure’s 14 previous starts at the Monster Mile, he has secured eight top-25 finishes...
Via On Pit Road
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric McClure released from hospital, diagnosed with concussion

Eric McClure was released from a hospital Sunday afternoon, following an incident during Saturday's XFINITY Series race at Kentucky Speedway. The driver of the No. 24 Hefty Toyota backed into the outside wall with 20 laps left in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, causing heavy damage to the car. After climbing from the car, McClure rubbed the back of his head while walking to the ambulance...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Whirling into the Windy City for Round Two at Chicagoland Speedway

Time to bluster through the field: After earning a 26th place finish in last weekend’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race in Richmond, Eric McClure is hopeful for round two at Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap’s® home track.In what will be his 14th start at the 1.5-mile track in Joliet, Ill. the Virginia native has earned six top-25 finishes at Chicagoland Speedway. His spring 2012 efforts posted...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Back in his Home-State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   This Feels Familiar: After throwing it back to the 60’s last weekend at Darlington Raceway, Eric McClure is ready for present day racing in Richmond. McClure has 14 previous starts at the ¾-mile oval, with his best start of 18th occurring in 2009 and his best finish of 26th in 2013. McClure and the Reynolds Wrap® Camry are set for the short track...
Via On Pit Road
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Mid-Ohio Pre-Race Report: Eric McClure

McClure in the Groove for Road Course No. 2: For the first time since NASCAR’s former yearly trip north of the boarder, Circuit Gillie Villeneuve (Montreal) in 2009 has Eric McClure been considered a rookie. With 15 career road course starts, McClure knows a thing or two about turning left and right, but Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will be a “blank canvas” for him to explore...
Via On Pit Road
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Psyched for the First Road Course of the Season

McClure Ready for Right and Left:Meandering through the Finger Lakes region of New York is the first road course of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, Watkins Glen International. The Glen has not posted positive results for Eric McClure, but this weekend he plans to continue turning over a new leaf at the 2.45-mile course. With a love/hate feeling towards turning left and right...
Via On Pit Road
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: TriStar Motorsports Post-Race Report: Iowa Speedway

NASCAR XFINITY Series US Cellular 250 Iowa Speedway Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015   Race Highlights:   David Starr qualified 23rd for the US Cellular 250, followed by Blake Koch in 24th, Cale Conley in 25th and Eric McClure in 31st.   The 250-lap race included eight cautions for 41 laps and six lead changes among four drivers.   David Starr finished the 250-lap race 22nd, followed...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NKNPS: Martin and McClure Announce New Endeavor

Mooresville, NC (July 28, 2015) –NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers Eric McClure and Hal Martin announced today the formation of Martin-McClure Racing (MMR). The duo will field a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East entry beginning with this weekend’s #ThanksKenny150 East vs. West shootout, at Iowa Speedway. With hopes of opening doors for young development drivers, Martin and McClure are...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin and McClure Announce New Endeavor

NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers Eric McClure and Hal Martin announced today the formation of Martin-McClure Racing (MMR). The duo will field a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East entry beginning with this weekend's #ThanksKenny150 East vs. West shootout, at Iowa Speedway. With hopes of opening doors for young development drivers, Martin and McClure are excited for their new project. "This...

NXS: McClure Soars into Indy on a Hi-Note

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     A Boost in Momentum: Coming off of his season best finish of 18th, last weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Eric McClure is riding high with anticipation for this weekend’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series event, McClure will slide behind the wheel of the No. 24 Reynolds Wrap® Camry for...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Set to Rock the Magic Mile

McClure Stone-faced for NHMS: A new track always means a fresh slate for drivers, as the NASCAR XFINITY Series heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for this weekend’s Lakes Region 200. Eric McClure and his No. 24 Reynolds Wrap® Camry are geared-up for the tough one-mile track in Loudon, N.H. McClure sets his sights on his ninth career start and continuing the momentum with his...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Back to the Birth-Place of NASCAR and McClure’s Career-Best Finish

Most Magical Place on Earth for McClure:  Florida is not always fun and games for Eric McClure. Okay maybe fun, but no games are involved. As McClure embarks on his 19th start at the 2.5-mile high-speed tri-oval, Daytona International Speedway is a special place for the Virginia native. Not only has he earned his career-best finish of 8th at the iconic track, but each time NASCAR...
Via On Pit Road
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Homecoming for the No. 24 Hefty® Camry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Going for Lucky No. 13 at Hefty’s® Home Track: Nestled 71-miles North of Chicagoland Speedway you’ll find Reynolds Consumer Products’ headquarters in Lake Forest, Ill. Eric McClure and the Hefty® and Reynolds Wrap® brands have maintained a relationship across nine-years in NASCAR’s secondary series. Needless to say, McClure has high hopes for his...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Off -Weekend Stems Relaxed Return to Michigan for Eric McClure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     Ready to Race in the Irish Hills: After enjoying an off-weekend full of R&R, Eric McClure is relaxed and ready to tackle Michigan International Speedway (MIS). With a 24th place finish in Dover, McClure and his Hefty® / Reynolds Wrap® team are continuing to build momentum. Considering the 36-year-old Virginia native has not laid eyes on MIS since...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: TriStar Motorsports Post Race Report Buckle Up 200 at Dover International Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   NASCAR XFINITY Series Buckle Up 200 Dover International Speedway Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015   Race Highlights:   David Starr qualified 24th for the Buckle Up 200, followed by Blake Koch in 25th, Cale Conley in 26th and Eric McClure in 30th.   The 200-lap race included four cautions for 23 laps and seven lead changes among five drivers.   David Starr...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Ready to Reacquaint Himself with Dover International Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hello Old Friend: After a 30th place finish in Charlotte, Eric McClure is ready to reacquaint himself with Dover International Speedway. McClure has not laid eyes on the track coined the Monster Mile in two years. With his last start being in 2013, McClure is intrigued with what the one-mile concrete oval has in store for him. Saturday’s Buckle Up 200 will...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Seeks Redemption in Charlotte

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Looking to redeem himself in the Queen City:   With a 33rd place finish in Iowa in his rear-view, Eric McClure sets his sights on redemption at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In his previous 13 XFINITY Series starts, McClure has earned five top-25 finishes at the 1.5-mile quad-oval. The 36 year-old XFINITY Series Veteran has turned over 2,200 laps at the track...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: McClure Set for Season Debut with TriStar Motorsports at Iowa Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome Back…:   The NASCAR XFINITY Series off weekend served as a homecoming for Eric McClure as he announced his return to TriStar Motorsports. With a fresh slate, McClure descends on the Iowa race weekend rejuvenated. In his eight previous XFINITY Series starts, McClure has earned six top-25 finishes at the 7/8-mile tri-oval...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

JGL Racing Announces Team Changes for Continued Growth

JGL Racing officials announced today that after last weekends event at Talladega Superspeedway they have parted ways with driver Eric McClure and Team McClure.  McClure had piloted the team's No. 24 Toyota for the first nine races of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season.   "I have a lot of respect for Eric and his family and we wish him nothing but the best as he continues his...
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