Jeb Burton Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will have some familiar faces in different car numbers at JR Motorsports. The team will no longer use the No. 5, instead, bringing the iconic No. 8, once driven by team co-owner Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in house. At least five drivers will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro SS throughout the season. Jeb Burton, Spencer Gallagher, Ryan Preece, Zane Smith, and Ryan Truex will each drive the iconic number associated with Earnhardt. Smith had previously been announced to driverRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For just the second time in his NASCAR career, Jeb Burton will be pulling double duty. The Virginia-native will drive the No. 51 JACOB Companies Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Rick Ware Racing at Martinsville Speedway. Earlier this week, it was announced that he would compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race for On Point Motorsports. The First Data 500 will mark the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start for Burton since Pocono in 2016. The 26-year-old has 30 starts in NASCAR’s PremierRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Jeb Burton will drive for On Point Motorsports in the Texas Roadhouse 200 as he attempts to capture a victory at his hometrack. The Halifax, VA native will be just the third driver to climb behind the wheel of the teams’ No. 30 Toyota Tundra. Burton will have SparrowRanch.org and Strutmasters.com as the primary sponsors of his Toyota Tundra. Burton made his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway in 2012. He earned his first career pole and top-five finish at the trackRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer It’s the 10th race of the season and only two full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars have scored a victory as the Xfinity Series returns to Dover International Speedway for the OneMain Financial 200. The final Xfinity Dash 4 Cash, zero Cup drivers, Spencer Gallagher’s suspension, and stage racing are just some of the story lines heading into Saturday’s race. Coverage for the OneMain Financial 200 is scheduled to start Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET. Dover has been on the schedule since the inception of the NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer In addition to having two drivers competing for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver’s Championship, Richard Childress Racing will have a third car competing for the 2018 Owner’s Championship. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Austin and Ty Dillon will be joined by veteran Brendan Gaughan, Jeb Burton, and newcomer Shane Lee behind the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro SS. On top of the pit box will be veteran crew chief Nick Harrison. Austin Dillon, who is entering his fifth full-time season in NASCAR’sRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer They say there’s a first time for everything, and for the first time, Harrison Burton has earned a top-five finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. One year ago, this weekend, Burton made his debut at Martinsville Speedway, and now he has scored his career-best finish, fourth, at ‘The Paperclip.’ Today’s race also marked the first time that he competed in the same race as his cousin, Jeb Burton, in their career. Harrison Burton slowly climbed his way up through the field in theRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway, Jeb Burton hopes to continue his momentum heading into his 100th career NASCAR start. Burton is coming off his first career top five in the NASCAR Xfinity Series as he returns to the site of his first career Top 10. After avoiding ‘The Big One’ at Daytona International Speedway, he finished fourth in the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry for JGL Racing. In his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in 2013, Burton started 13th and finished eighthRead More
By: Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In a wild race that ended more than 21 hours after it started, William Byron won his second NASCAR XFINITY Series event in seven days, taking the checkered flag in overtime in Saturday’s weather-delayed Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Byron took the lead from Joey Logano on Lap 98 of a scheduled 100, when off-center contact from Byron’s front bumper sent Logano’s No. 22 Ford plowing through the infield grass below the backstretch. “I was just trying to pushRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer  For the first time in his NASCAR Xfinity Series career, Jeb Burton earned a top five finish. Like his teammate Dakoda Armstrong, and fellow competitor David Starr, he scored his best career finish at Daytona International Speedway, finishing fourth in the Coca-Cola Firecracker 250. All of this comes even though Burton is not running a full season, his last start coming at Bristol Motor Speedway back in April in the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry. Burton squeezed through ‘The Big One’ with twoRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the last six months, Jeb Burton has been on the sidelines due to sponsorship, but will be making his first NASCAR Xfinity Series start of the season with Saturday’s running of the My Bariatrics Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Burton will pilot the No. 24 Estes Express Lines Toyota Camry for JGL Racing and will have Clinton Cram on the pit box as his crew chief this weekend. This will be Burton’s 97th career NASCAR National Series start. In his previous 96 starts, 50Read More