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NXS: Viva Motorsports Ceases Operations

Viva Motorsports announced today via its Facebook page that it would cease operations effective this week. The team fielded entries in over 70 NASCAR Xfinity Series events, as well as 13 Camping World Truck Series events since its inception in 2009. For the 2015 season, three drivers have shared the driving duties in the No. 55 Chevrolet, team owner Jamie Dick, Jeffrey Earnhardt...
Via On Pit Road
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Viva Motorsports ceases operations after rough start to 2015

After a rough start to the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, Viva Motorsports announced late Monday afternoon it had ceased operations. The independent team fielded cars for Jamie Dick, Jeffrey Earnhardt and Brandon Gdovic.  The team had an optimistic start to the season with Earnhardt coming on board, but the single-car organization suffered multiple setbacks over the course...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Viva Motorsports Ceasing Operations

Nigel Kinrade/NKP China Grove, NC (June 15, 2015) – Viva Motorsports regretfully announces that it will cease operations effective this week.  The team’s showing at Michigan International Speedway this past weekend will serve as its last appearance in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Viva Motorsports came on the NASCAR scene in 2009.  Since then, the team has competed in 13 races...
Via Motor Racing Digest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Viva Motorsports Ceasing Operations

Viva Motorsports regretfully announces that it will cease operations effective this week.  The team's showing at Michigan International Speedway this past weekend will serve as its last appearance in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.    Viva Motorsports came on the NASCAR scene in 2009.  Since then, the team has competed in 13 races in the Camping World Truck Series and over 70 events...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Earnhardt Back at it in Michigan

China Grove, NC (June 10, 2015) – After a month long hiatus, and a trip to England to race in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series, Jeffrey Earnhardt is anxious to get back into a racecar on American soil.  He will do just that this weekend as Earnhardt is prepared to drive the Fronius USA/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway.  The No. 55 Camaro will once again...
Via On Pit Road
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt takes in NASCAR Euro Series' American Speedfest III

With the NASCAR XFINITY Series taking a break in the action this weekend, series regular Jeffrey Earnhardt made the trip overseas to try his hand at racing in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series.  NASCAR's third international racing series, the Whelen Euro Series races on a mix of oval and road courses throughout Europe. This weekend, the series is taking part in the American Speedfest...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Earnhardt Ties Career Best Finish

China Grove, NC (May 6, 2015) - There is no shortage of tales that describe an Earnhardt success at Talladega Superspeedway.  This weekend, Jeffrey Earnhardt did his part to add to that family tradition, with a 12th place finish at the famed Alabama track.  That result equals Earnhardt’s career best in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.  He also finished in the 12th spot last August...
Via On Pit Road
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Earnhardt Ties Career Best Finish

There is no shortage of tales that describe an Earnhardt success at Talladega Superspeedway.  This weekend, Jeffrey Earnhardt did his part to add to that family tradition, with a 12th place finish at the famed Alabama track.  That result equals Earnhardt's career best in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.  He also finished in the 12th spot last August in Bristol.   The FW1/Viva Auto...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: FW1 on Earnhardt’s Ride at Talladega

China Grove, NC (April 28, 2015) – When the Viva Motorsports crew unloads the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro at Talladega Superspeedway for this weekend’s Winn-Dixie 300, it will feature a shiny new paint scheme.  FW1 Waterless Wash & Wax will be featured on the racecar for the first time this season.  Jeffrey Earnhardt will once again pilot the No. 55 machine.  FW1 and Earnhardt...
Via On Pit Road
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

FW1 on Earnhardt's Ride at Talladega

When the Viva Motorsports crew unloads the No. 55 Chevrolet Camaro at Talladega Superspeedway for this weekend's Winn-Dixie 300, it will feature a shiny new paint scheme.  FW1 Waterless Wash & Wax will be featured on the racecar for the first time this season.  Jeffrey Earnhardt will once again pilot the No. 55 machine.  FW1 and Earnhardt have partnered in the past, with the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Jeffrey Earnhardt to Drive for Viva Motorsports at Bristol

Viva Motorsports announced on Wednesday, April 15 that Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Camaro at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, filling in Jamie Dick. Dick remains on the sidelines since being diagnosed with new onset diabetes last month. “I have been anxious to get back in the racecar.  I feel great and ready to go, but in this type of scenario,...
Via Rubbings Racing
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Earnhardt to Fill in at Bristol

China Grove, NC (April 15th, 2015) – Jeffrey Earnhardt will once again fill in for sidelined driver, Jamie Dick, at the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Bristol, Tennessee.  Dick has yet to be medically cleared after being diagnosed with new onset diabetes on March 14th following the Xfinity Series race in Phoenix.  In his stead, Earnhardt will drive the No. 55 Viva Auto...
Via On Pit Road
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Jeffery Earnhardt to Pilot No. 55 at Bristol, Jamie Dick Still Not Cleared to Race

Viva Motorsports driver and owner Jamie Dick will sit out for another NASCAR XFINITY Series race this weekend at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Dick became ill after the race at the Phoenix International Raceway and was later diagnosed with New Onset Diabetes. He has yet to be medically cleared. "I have been anxious to get back in the racecar. I feel great and ready to go, but in this...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Earnhardt to Fill in at Bristol

Jeffrey Earnhardt will once again fill in for sidelined driver, Jamie Dick, at the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Bristol, Tennessee.  Dick has yet to be medically cleared after being diagnosed with new onset diabetes on March 14th following the Xfinity Series race in Phoenix.  In his stead, Earnhardt will drive the No. 55 Viva Auto Group Camaro.   Earnhardt has made three...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Early Setback for Earnhardt at Atlanta

China Grove, N.C. (March 2nd, 2015) – It was a long day for Jeffrey Earnhardt and his Viva Motorsports team as a part failure relegated them to a 32nd place finish in the Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The No. 55 Fronius USA/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet rolled off in 34th place after Earnhardt and Crew Chief Mark Setzer struggled to find the qualifying feel they were looking...
Via On Pit Road
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Early Setback for Earnhardt at Atlanta

It was a long day for Jeffrey Earnhardt and his Viva Motorsports team as a part failure relegated them to a 32nd place finish in the Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The No. 55 Fronius USA/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet rolled off in 34th place after Earnhardt and Crew Chief Mark Setzer struggled to find the qualifying feel they were looking for.  However, as soon as the green...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Viva Motorsports Race Preview: Atlanta

No. 55 Fronius USA/Viva Auto Group Chevrolet – Jeffrey Earnhardt Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (Hampton, GA) Event: Hisense 250 (195 Laps, 300 Miles) Date: Saturday February 28, 2015 Broadcast: 1:30 PM (ET) Live on FOX Sports 1   China Grove, NC (February 25, 2015) -Viva Motorsports is gearing up for the second race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Season, the Hisense 250 at Atlanta...
Via On Pit Road
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Jeffrey Earnhardt Moves to Viva Motorsports

China Grove, NC (February 2, 2015) – Viva Motorsports has signed Jeffrey Earnhardt to be behind the wheel of the No. 55 Fronius USA Chevrolet starting with the Alert Today 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt brings with him a wealth of experience for a young driver, having previously competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Rolex Series Grand-Am...
Via On Pit Road
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt joins Viva Motorsports for 2015 season

Fourth generation NASCAR driver Jeffrey Earnhardt has secured a new ride for the 2015 Xfinity Series season with Viva Motorsports. Earnhardt will drive the No. 55 Fronius USA Chevrolet starting with the season-opening Alert Today 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt, the grandson of Dale Earnhardt Sr., has 60 NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, running the full season in 2014...
Via Fox Sports
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt Moves to Viva Motorsports

Viva Motorsports has signed Jeffrey Earnhardt to be behind the wheel of the No. 55 Fronius USA Chevrolet starting with the Alert Today 300 at Daytona International Speedway.  Earnhardt brings with him a wealth of experience for a young driver, having previously competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Rolex Series Grand-Am Sports Car Series and in the NASCAR...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt closes year with 21st at Homestead

Jeffrey Earnhardt wrapped up his first full Nationwide Series season with a 21st-place finish in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Earnhardt qualified 28th and ran as high as 18th in the 206-lap race. He finished on the lead lap. “It was a good night for us,” Earnhardt said. “Our car was strong throughout the race. Probably could have moved up a few...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt rolling into finale

Jeffrey Earnhardt is rolling into the final race of his first full Nationwide Series season in an optimistic mood. “All things considered, we’ve had a pretty good year,” Earnhardt said of his JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team. “For one of the sport’s smaller teams, we’ve done well. The guys have given me good cars, and we’ve had some good runs. I’ve thoroughly...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt Adds Sponsors At Homestead

GCL Construction and Tobacco Free Florida will sponsor driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300, the final race of the Nationwide Series season. The 200-lap race is scheduled at Homestead-Miami Speedway. GCL Construction, joining the team along with Polyglass, is one of Florida’s leading builders. GCL is a fully licensed and insured general contractor and roofing...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt rolling into Phoenix

Although Phoenix International Raceway technically is a superspeedway, it has the landscape of a short track, and that is a good thing for Jeffrey Earnhardt. “I like Phoenix because you can run fast there, but it’s designed basically like a short track,” Earnhardt said. “It’s challenging to get through the turns and then keep your speeds on the straights. It’s a fun place...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffrey Earnhardt victim of early crash

Friday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway ended far too early for Jeffrey Earnhardt. Earnhardt became ensnarled in an 11-car accident as the field was coming up to speed to take the green flag at the start of the race. His Flex Shot Chevrolet was damaged too heavily to continue, and the car was towed to the garage area. Earnhardt finished...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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