JR Motorsports Revamps Crew Chief Lineup with Updated Roles, New Hires

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2022) – JR Motorsports has revamped its crew chief roster for the 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the organization announced today. Returning veterans Jason Burdett and Taylor Moyer will assume crew chief duties with the Nos. 9 and 8 entries, respectively, while the addition of Jim Pohlman on the No. 7 and Mardy Lindley with the No. 1 team completes the crew chief lineup.

Menards® Partners with JR Motorsports in 2023

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2022) – Menards will partner with JR Motorsports and Brandon Jones in 2023, the race team announced today. A Wisconsin-based company, Menards will be a primary partner on board Jones’ No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro in 33 NASCAR Xfinity Series races next season.

Josh Berry Returns to JR Motorsports’ No. 8 Chevrolet for 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series Season

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 18, 2022) – Fresh off a victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and a berth in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship 4, Josh Berry will return to JR Motorsports as driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro for 2023, the team announced today.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Announces Strategic Senior Executive Changes

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2022) – Today Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced a series of executive-level promotions to strengthen his overall enterprise and support the growth of new business as his company enters its third decade.

Brandon Jones Named to JR Motorsports 2023 Lineup

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2022) – There will be a new face behind the wheel of the No. 9 Chevrolet in 2023. JR Motorsports announced today the signing of 25-year-old Brandon Jones to the organization where he’ll compete full time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series next season.

Mike Bumgarner Promoted to JR Motorsports Director of Competition

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2022) – JR Motorsports today named longtime crew chief Mike Bumgarner to its director of competition role. Bumgarner, currently the crew chief for Josh Berry and JRM’s No. 8 team, will assume the position at the conclusion of the 2022 season.

Sam Mayer Back with JR Motorsports and No. 1 Team in 2023

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 9, 2022) – Sam Mayer will return to JR Motorsports and race full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2023, the team announced today. The 19-year-old will again pilot the No. 1 Chevrolet in his third consecutive season with JRM.

Carson Kvapil Joins JRM Late Model Team for 2022 in No. 8 Chevrolet

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2021) – JR Motorsports announced today that 18-year-old Carson Kvapil, son of former NASCAR Cup Series driver and 2003 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Travis Kvapil, will take over the team’s iconic No. 8 Late Model for 2022. Josh Berry, the linchpin of the team’s Late Model success over the past 11 years, will embark on a full-season effort with JRM’s NASCAR Xfinity Series team next season.

NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Kansas Speedway

After a wild race at the behemoth that is Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, the NASCAR Cup Series prepares for this Sunday’s Buschy McBusch Race 400 (3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at Kansas Speedway, its fourth event of the 2021 season on a 1.5-mile track.

Mike Bumgarner Named Crew Chief for JRM’s No. 1 Team

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2020) – JR Motorsports announced today that Mike Bumgarner will be the crew chief for driver Michael Annett on the No. 1 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet in 2021. The 45-year-old North Carolina native returns to the pit box after a seven-year stint as the team’s director of race operations from 2014-20. Prior to assuming that position, Bumgarner was a full-time crew chief for the team in 2013.