JEFF BURTON NEWS

Back in the saddle

Jeff Burton qualified for his second start of the season and will start 30th on Sunday for Michael Waltrip Racing. Burton finished 17th at Las Vegas in March. No driver has more victories at New Hampshire than Burton, who posted all four of his wins in his first 12 Cup starts at NHMS. Although he could not say definitively, Burton 47, said “it’s a good chance” that this will...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton And More News

Provident Metals is going to sponsor the #98 car for four races. Jeff Burton is going to be in the #66 car for his second Sprint Cup race this season. Ryan Preece is going to be in the #6 Nationwide Series car on Saturday. Ryan Ellis is going to be in the #93 Nationwide Series cart on Saturday. Jake Crum will be in the #86 Nationwide Series cart on Saturday.
Via The Pit Stop
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton, No. 66 Let's Go Places Toyota New Hampshire Preview

No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Jeff Burton will make his second start of the 2014 season Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Burton, Brett Moffitt and Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 66 for Michael Waltrip Racing in a limited number of races in 2014.  A newly formed partnership between MWR and Jay Robinson Racing will allow the No. 66 to compete in all NASCAR...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TNT Interrupts A ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Marathon For NASCAR, Proves Twitter Will Complain About Everything

A rain delay pushed the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona from Saturday night to Sunday. Unfortunately for all those imaginary ‘Lord of the Rings’ fans who are somehow willing to spend an entire Sunday watching all three films while also not already owning said films, the NASCAR race ended up interrupting the marathon. Instead of literally doing anything else with their Sunday, Twitter...
Via Next Impulse Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Moffitt, No. 66 Let's Go Places Toyota Camry - Michigan Preview

No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Brett Moffitt will make his second career start on Sunday when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Michigan International Speedway. The 21-year-old Grimes, Iowa native made his Sprint Cup debut at Dover on June 1 finishing 22nd. Moffitt, Jeff Burton and Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 66 for Michael Waltrip Racing in a limited number...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Michael Waltrip Racing Makes Driver Changes to 2014 Season

NASCAR Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Michael Waltrip Racing made some changes to the No. 66 Toyota ride for a couple of upcoming races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Originally, Jeff Burton was supposed to be behind the wheel of the entry at next weekend’s race at the Michigan International Speedway. But, due to changes on the car that they were trying to achieve at MIS...
Via Race Review Online
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Moffitt to drive MWR No 66 at Michigan, Jeff Burton at New Hampshire

Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, marking his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start. Moffitt, a 21-year-old Iowa native, made his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut in Dover last week in the No. 66 with Jay Robinson Racing, starting 18th and posting a 22nd-place finish. Jeff...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Keeping Racing in the Burton Family with Ward and Jeb

Jeb Burton has been through a lot over the past few months. However, all the turmoil which the 21-year-old has experienced has gotten a lot easier with the announcement which was made on Friday morning. Burton was announced as the full-time driver of the No. 13 Estes Toyota Tundra for ThorSport Racing. Entering the year, he was scheduled to race his second year in the Camping World...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, And Austin Dillion News

Jeff Burton and his next Sprint Cup race is going to be at Michigan. American Ethanol is the sponsor for Austin Dillion this weekend at Dover. Jeff Gordon is not going to use a backup driver this weekend at Dover.  
Via The Pit Stop
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Estes Express Lines teams with ThorSport, Burton for 2014

National freight transportation provider in NASCAR as primary sponsor SANDUSKY, Ohio (May 27, 2014) — Estes Express Lines today announced that it will serve as primary sponsor for ThorSport Racing’s No. 13 Toyota Tundra driven by Jeb Burton for the balance of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, beginning with Friday’s Lucas Oil 200 at Dover (Del.) International...
Via On Pit Road
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Estes Express Lines teams with ThorSport, Burton for 2014

Estes Express Lines today announced that it will serve as primary sponsor for ThorSport Racing's No. 13 Toyota Tundra driven by Jeb Burton for the balance of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, beginning with Friday's Lucas Oil 200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. Estes' president and CEO Rob Estes was the keynote speaker at an unveiling ceremony...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeb Burton to Pilot Biagi-DenBeste Car at Charlotte

NAPA, Calif. (May 13, 2014) - Biagi-DenBeste Racing will have two new names on track for the May 24 History 300 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway: rising-star driver Jeb Burton and new partner Kendall-Jackson AVANT wines.   The event will be Burton’s second in a NASCAR Nationwide Series car and his first in 2014. He will drive the No. 98 Kendall-Jackson AVANT® Ford in a first...
Via On Pit Road
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

"Mayor of NASCAR" oversees Mercy

Officials at the High Banks of the Lebanon I-44 Speedway are happy to announce that the driver  known as the "Mayor of NASCAR" and soon to be NBC NASCAR analyst Jeff Burton will be the Grand Marshall for the 2nd Annual Mercy Masters of the Pro's 144. The JEGS/CRA All-Star Series presented by Chevrolet Performance returns for this marquee event on May 17 th to take...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationwide Series Penalties out and More News

Thye Nationwide Series Penalties are out and the ChaseElliott creww chief has been fined 10 grand and crew chief Greg Ives has been placed on probation until Dec. 31. The Brad Keselowski Crew chief Jeremy Bullins was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31    Right now Matt Kenseth has Sam Hornish Jr. and Jeff Burton as back up drivers if his wife goes into labor...
Via The Pit Stop
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationwide Series Penalties out and More News

Thye Nationwide Series Penalties are out and the ChaseElliott creww chief has been fined 10 grand and crew chief Greg Ives has been placed on probation until Dec. 31. The Brad Keselowski Crew chief Jeremy Bullins was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31    Right now Matt Kenseth has Sam Hornish Jr. and Jeff Burton as back up drivers if his wife goes into...
Via The Pit Stop
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Retro Racing: 2000 Winston 500

The Race: The 32nd Winston 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway offered drama as the 2000 season was coming to a close. Bobby Labonte was looking to get out of the race with his point lead intact, while Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Burton were looking to cut into that lead. The[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Watkins Glen, Jeff Burton, And more News

Jeff Burton will start his first race of the season at Las Vegas for MWR JJ Yeley is going to his Sprint Cup season at Las Vegas for Xxxtreme Motorsport in the #44 car. Martin Truex Jr. will be in his 300th start at Las Vegas on Sunday. Timmy Hill has signed on for a part time ride with Circle Sport Racing in the Sprint Cup series. Interstate batteries will sponsor...
Via The Pit Stop
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton kicks off season at Las Vegas

Getty for NASCAR Jeff Burton will get behind the wheel of the No. 66 Toyota Camry for the first time this week at the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Burton will be making his season debut in the Kobalt 400. After spending time at Richard Childress Racing dating back to the 2004 season, Burton has joined Michael Waltrip Racing for a limited schedule this season. Thus far the...
Via Tireball.com
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton gets a Sponsor and more news

Morton Buildings is going to sponsor both cars driven by Kevin Harvick and Jeff Burton. Gene Haas is going to file the paperwork so he can have an F1 team.  NASCAR America is going to start aiting February 24th on NBC Sports it it going to be a 30 minute daily show looking at NASCAR.  Rick Allen is going to be the host of the show.
Via The Pit Stop
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR has lost its collective mind

I think it is time to officially say that NASCAR has lost its collective mind. When NACAR changed the qualifying format, I was OK with it. It harkened back to old NASCAR qualifying and gets rid of what has become a boring format that the broadcast announcers have to fill with pabulum. Don’t get me wrong, I like Mike Joy. But enough is enough.... Read more
Via The Sports Blitz
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelli Stavast to be next big NASCAR TV Reporter: photos and bio

Kelli Stavast will contribute to NBC Sports’ upcoming NASCAR studio and live race coverage on NBC and NBCSN it was announced today. The appointments of Snider and Kelli Stavast follow previous NBC Sports NASCAR on-air announcements pertaining to new lead race announcer Rick Allen and analysts Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte. Kelli Stavast started her broadcasting career as a sports...
Via The Sports Bank
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC names crew chief Steve Letarte as NASCAR analyst

NASCAR on NBC 2.0 begins in 2015 as they take over the second half of the season from ESPN.  Already, NBC has named two fresh faces to call NASCAR Cup races in 2015 - play by play man Rick Allen moves over from Fox's truck series coverage and Jeff Burton moves from the driver's seat to the analyst's chair. Ever since Fox joined together Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip...
Via Awful Announcing
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Letarte to join NBC Sports in 2015

NBC Sports Group has filled its NASCAR broadcast team with Dale Earnhardt Jr. crew chief Steve Letarte. Letarte will be formally introduced as an analyst Friday at Daytona International Speedway. He'll continue to crew chief Earnhardt through the 2014 season and remains under contract at Hendrick Motorsports, and will join NBC's multi-platform NASCAR coverage beginning in...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC names Rick Allen and Jeff Burton as lead NASCAR crew

After there was speculation they might get NASCAR rights a year early, NBC will have to wait another year as ESPN will finish out their contract with NASCAR in 2014 in a lame duck year.  Nevertheless, the peacock has already announced who will call the races when they get NASCAR back in 2015.   Veteran racing announcer Rick Allen will be the play by play man and longtime NASCAR...
Via Awful Announcing
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Burton, Allen Added To NBC Sports Lineup

If the first couple of moves for NBC when they pick up NASCAR coverage in 2015 is any indication, NASCAR is in good hands. NBC announced this week that Rick Allen has been plucked from FOX Sports 1 to be the lead announcer with current driver Jeff Burton serving as[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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