NNS: Season In Review – JR Motorsports

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Coming off of a third place points finish in 2013, JR Motorsports headed into 2014 with a loaded roster looking for bigger and better things, but no one could have imagined just how successful Dale Earnhardt, Jr.’s team would be throughout 2014 on their way to a 1-2 points finish in the Nationwide Series. With Regan Smith returning for his second full-time...
Via Rubbings Racing
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Road trip! Dale Jr. & Regan Smith hit the highway for the holiday

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Regan Smith hit the open road for a cross-country trip to Colorado. 
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Nationwide Series Year in Review

The Nationwide Insurance Company ended sponsorship of the series while the people over at Comcast have decided to sponsor it in 2015. Chase Elliott won the championship in his rookie year outlasting his teammate Regan Smith.  Chase had three wins this year including the win at Dartlington.  He also became the youngest ever to win the title. The other big battle this season was...
Via The Pit Stop
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A Couple Nationwide Series Notes

Josh Berry is in the #5 Nationwide Series Car on Saturday. The Northeastern Supply Company will be back next year to sponsor Regan Smith.
Via The Pit Stop
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Wins As Chase Clinches Title At Phoenix

Chase Elliott was looking to clinch the Nationwide Series championship with one extra race to go as Kyle Busch was looking to win another race at Phoenix.  Chase and his 40 point plus lead was too much for Regan Smith to overcome today. The race started off with Kyle Busch in the lead as Chase Elliott started in tenth.  This wound up being a long green flag run.  Chase Elliott...
Via The Pit Stop
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Kyle Busch wins pole for DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans at Phoenix

Looking for his fourth straight NNS race at Phoenix, Kyle Busch would score the pole for the DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans. It marks his 43rd career pole and his seventh pole of this season. He set a new track record with a lap of 26.783 seconds in the first round, before posting a 26.873 in the second round. Brad Keselowski would qualify second, followed by Erik Jones, Elliott...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Kyle Busch and Alex Bowman lead DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans Practice at Phoenix

The Nationwide Series would have a pair of practices on Friday at Phoenix International Speedway for the DAV 200 Honoring America’s Veterans, with both practices being led by Cup series regulars.   Kyle Busch would lead the opening practice with a lap of 27.096 seconds as he looks for his second straight victory in a row after winning last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch...
Via On Pit Road
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Regan Smith’s No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet to sponsored by Fire Alarm Services

JR Motorsports announced on Wednesday, Nov. 5th that Regan Smith’s No. 7 JR Motorsports Chevrolet will carry sponsorship from Fire Alarm Services, Incorporated this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. This year marks the second year of Fire Alarm partnering with JR Motorsports. The company “provides superior Fire Life Safety and Security services and products for protecting...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans Preview

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The NASCAR Nationwide series heads to the desert for Saturday’s DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans from Phoenix International Raceway. In the second to last race of the year, will we see a Nationwide regular take the checkers or will it be a non-Nationwide regular that steals the spotlight? If recent history is any determination on who might win the race...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Preview

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — As the NASCAR Nationwide Series heads home to Charlotte for the Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Regan Smith and Ty Dillon feel the pressure now more than anything. Both drivers are chasing rookie Chase Elliott in the standings by 38 and 40 points, respectively, with just four more races remaining this season. Elliott...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Motorsports and Pinnacle Foods Extend Sponsorship Agreement

JR Motorsports announced today a multi-year sponsorship extension with Pinnacle Foods Inc. that will start with four NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2015 with drivers Kasey Kahne and Kevin Harvick. Pinnacle Foods is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products, and its brands can be found in more than 85 percent of American households. The sponsorship...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A Dominate Stretch for Elliott and NAPA

NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Chase Elliott set sail on the longest uninterrupted portion of the NASCAR Nationwide season 18 weeks ago. It all started on Saturday, June 14th, and now the end is in sight with this weekend’s Friday night race under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Through the demanding stretch, Elliott and the NAPA KNOW HOW team have reeled off a win at Chicagoland...
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tough Day in Kansas Results in Points Gain for Elliott and NAPA

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, finished 10th in Saturday afternoon’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway.  Elliott continues to lead the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship standings by 38 points over JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith with only four races to go.  Race winner Kyle Busch led a total of 34 laps, passing JRM driver Kevin Harvick...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott leads Nationwide Series points, full standings following Kansas Speedway

Rookie driver Chase Elliott continues his reign atop the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings. The driver of the No. 9 Napa Chevrolet Camaro holds a 38 point lead over teammate Regan Smith following Saturday’s running of the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. Elliott’s lead is nearly a full race over second place Smith and is a full race over fourth place Brian Scott...
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Early Adversity at Kansas Puts Smith’s Championship Hopes in Doubt

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Trailing  his rookie teammate and current points leader Chase Elliott by 26 points entering Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at the Kansas Speedway, Regan Smith needed a strong run in order to get back into the championship conversation. Unfortunately, his weekend at the 1.5-mile speedway thus far has been anything but a walk in the park. When persistent rain...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Regan Smith re-signs with JR Motorsports, still wants Cup ride

Regan Smith is currently second in the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings and while the driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro re-signed with JR Motorsports recently that has not stopped him from dreaming of a return to the Sprint Cup Series. “I definitely want to get back to Cup,” said Smith. “I don’t think I’ve ever denied that or said that I don’t. That’s the...
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Regan Smith re-ups with JR Motorsports for 1 year

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Regan Smith still harbors dreams of driving for a Sprint Cup team again. He just isn't in such a hurry to get there that he was willing to give up a pretty sweet gig. Smith has agreed to a one-year extension with JR Motorsports to continue driving in the Nationwide Series, which will be rebranded the Xfinity Series next season. Smith, who is second in points...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Regan Smith to drive for JR Motorsports in 2015

As announced on twitter earlier this week by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Regan Smith will once again be behind the wheel of the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports in 2015. @DaleJr @JRMotorsports can’t wait! Looking forward to 2015, and a strong finish to 2014! — Regan Smith (@ReganSmith) October 1, 2014 The 2013 season marked Smith’s second full season with the team after they brought...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. re-signs Regan Smith for 2015 with JRM

Regan Smith has enjoyed a stellar two years in the Nationwide Series with JR Motorsports. His reward? A 1-year contract extension to remain with the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-owned company for 2015 in what will be rebranded next year as the Xfinity Series. Earnhardt Jr. and Smith both confirmed Smith's new deal on Twitter this week, and seemed equally excited to make the plans known. In...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Elliott, Clint Bowyer, And Loads More News

NASCAR Legend Bill Elliott has sold 143 acres of land for 4.2 for a new housing development that is going to open. Clint Bowyer is finally a father. Regan Smith will be back next year in the #7 Nationwide Series car. Blue Cross Blue Shield is the sponsor for the Nationwide Series race at Charlotte. American Ethanol is going to be a sponsor at Kansas for Austin Dillion. Mike Ford...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott leads Nationwide Series points, full standings following Dover

Chase Elliott will again leave the race track with the points lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The driver of the No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet Camaro will leave Dover International Raceway with a 26 point lead over Regan Smith. Up next for the Nationwide Series is the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway next Saturday afternoon. Nationwide Series points following Dover – RK DRIVER POINTS...
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cool customer: As he pursues NNS title, young Chase Elliott keeps it real

As rookie Chase Elliott enters today's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway, he holds a 20-point lead in the series standings over JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith. With three wins on the season already, the second-generation driver has been leading the points since winning at Chicagoland Speedway in July, and looks to continue that trend all the way to...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Monster Task Ahead of Elliott and NAPA Team in Dover

NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Chase Elliott enters the second Dover weekend with a 20-point edge over JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings with only six races to go. While each race presents the potential for triumph or disaster, Elliott and his No. 9 NAPA team realize the ‘Monster Mile’ is a challenge for even the sport’s most-seasoned drivers...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Elliott leads Nationwide Series standings, points following Kentucky

Chase Elliott will leave Kentucky Speedway as the points leader in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The rookie driver remains atop the points following Saturday’s race at Kentucky. Entering Saturday’s running of the 300 his point lead was 18 over Regan Smith. It is now 20 points. WINNER: Gaughan wins at Kentucky, full results The next race on the schedule...
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Josh Berry Tagged to Pilot No. 5 at Homestead

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — JR Motorsports announced Wednesday that Josh Berry, who made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut last month, will get behind the wheel of the No. 5 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ragu, who has sponsored the team since 2011, will be featured as the primary sponsor. The company has served as the country’s leading pasta sauce since around the 1940s. Ragu made...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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