JP Motorsports Tag

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer NASCAR Pinty’s Series regular Pete Shepherd III will make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Iowa Speedway. Shepherd will drive the No. 55 National Exhaust / Connell Construction / driven4communications Toyota Camry for JP Motorsports. Shepherd last competed at Iowa Speedway in 2006 in the USAC Silver Crown Series. Saturday’s US Cellular 250 will also be his first start in the top three levels of NASCAR since the 2007 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Shepherd’s best finish was a 15thatRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer With no Cup drivers in the field, the NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway provides an opportunity for many. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular Jennifer Jo Cobb, will be just one of many taking a chance in the unpredictable restrictor plate race. Cobb will pilot the No. 55 Toyota Camry for JP Motorsports, replacing Stephen Leicht. Cobb has had an up and down year to date. At Daytona, her truck was completely destroyed in a multi-truck pile-up. Cobb also made herRead More

Posted On February 15, 2018By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Up to Speed – PowerShares QQQ 300

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer  The NASCAR Series that says, “Names are made here,” will be back in action this weekend. The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to track this weekend with the title up for grabs. With 2017 Champion William Byron ascending to the Premier Series, NASCAR’s Second Series will have a new Champion for the seventh consecutive season. New faces in new places, new teams, and manufacturer changes are just some of the storylines heading into the season-opener. Coverage for the PowerShares QQQ 300 is scheduled to start SaturdayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer JP Motorsports will expand to a two-car operation in the Xfinity Series after announcing Monday that Josh Bilicki will run the No. 45 Prevagan Toyota for the entire season, beginning in the Powershares QQQ 300 at Daytona February 17. The initial plan was was to run a second car at Atlanta, but that all changed after acquiring a car from Joe Gibbs Racing Friday, allowing Bilicki to compete for Rookie of the Year honors. “I’m ecstatic to announce a full season effort in the NASCARRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer For the first time in nearly a decade, Stephen Leicht will compete full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Leicht will compete for the newly-formed JP Motorsports in the No. 55 Toyota Camry. The team will utilize Toyota Camrys purchased from TriStar Motorsports. Leicht last competed full-time in 2007 for Robert Yates Racing. During that stint, he earned one victory at Kentucky Speedway, three top-fives, and seven top-10s. Leicht has 16 top-10 finishes total in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. “We are excited to welcome Stephen LeichtRead More