JJL Motorsports Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Jesse Little’s rewarding top-10 finish from last Sunday’s Pocono Green 225 at Pocono Raceway still brightens up his day. Not only showcasing how much progress he’s made as a NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie, but finally allowing him to find his racing rhythm. “I’m comfortable with the cars,” Jesse told Motorsports Tribune. “I’ve had enough laps, even though I haven’t had a lot of practice. I’ve had enough laps in the races being week-to-week-to-week that I’m comfortable in myself.” Prior to surviving the mayhem that took outRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After a marketing push from primary sponsor Skuttle Tight, Jesse Little and his family owned JJL Motorsports team will have 30 associate sponsors at Iowa Speedway. Logos of the 30 companies will adorn the sides and the truck bed of the No. 97 Ford F-150 in the M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store on June 15. The team will appear with the truck at Ruff’s Wings and Sports Bar on June 11 to begin their partnership with the establishment. The full list can beRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent After competing in nine NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races in 2018, Jesse Little and his JJL Motorsports team are set to run between 12 and 15 races in 2019. Despite competing part-time in the Truck Series in 2018, Little excelled in his limited starts. He earned six top-10 finishes in his No. 97 Ford F-150. Little led the first laps of his career at Dover International Speedway and was in contention for the win until a late-race pit road penalty relegated him to a ninth-placeRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The JEGS 200 looked to be Jesse Little’s best chance to snatch a victory away from the big budget teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, but it all unraveled during a late pit stop at Dover International Speedway. Under caution at lap 157, Little, along with the rest of the leaders hit pit road. His No. 97 PFC Brakes / Penske Racing Shocks Ford F-150 slid into the box for service. However, the right-front tire for Little was on the boundary line forRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Ford Performance is making gains in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the season hasn’t even started yet. After gaining ThorSport Racing, JJL Motorsports will follow suit, moving from Toyota Racing’s Tundras to a Ford F-150. JJL Motorsports will use equipment acquired from the now-defunct Brad Keselowski Racing. The team will have Jesse Little behind the wheel for about eight to 10 races. Little has 13 Truck Series starts, including a ninth-place finish at Iowa Speedway last season. He has driven for his uncles’Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Entering the M&M’s 200 at Iowa Speedway, Jesse Little and his JJL Motorsports team were coming off his career best finish of 14th at Dover International Speedway. Competing part-time in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, this marked Little’s second start of the 2017 Truck Series season. It was clear that Little’s No. 97 Triad CNC Toyota Tundra had speed after unloading off the transporter as he was third fastest in the first practice. In the second practice, Little slipped back to 10th onRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time since the 2016 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jesse Little will return with JJL Motorsports to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover International Speedway for the Bar Harbor 200. New alliances with both Gaunt Brothers Racing and Triad Racing Technologies are making JJL Motorsports’ Dover effort possible. Little will also have support from long-time partner Performance Friction Brakes. Little has nine previous starts in the Truck Series including his 2015 debut that came at Dover. He ran well earlyRead More