JR Motorsports to field No. 88 Chevrolet in five NXS races




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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 26, 2022) — Today, JR Motorsports declared it will area a fifth automobile in five extra NASCAR Xfinity Sequence races this period. With major sponsorship from HendrickCars.com, recent Cup Series stars William Byron, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson will combine to make the starts in the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro.

Elliott, who won the 2020 NASCAR Cup Collection championship with Hendrick Motorsports, will kick points off at Darlington Raceway (Could 7). Byron will consider the wheel of the No. 88 at Texas Motor Speedway (Might 21) and New Hampshire Motor Speedway (July 16). Larson, the defending NCS winner, sees action at Watkins Glen Worldwide (Aug. 20) and Darlington Raceway (Sept. 3).

JRM operator Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a longtime partner with Hendrick Motorsports operator and Hendrick Automotive Team CEO Rick Hendrick with four franchises positioned in Tallahassee, Florida: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cadillac and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Buick GMC. Hendrick is also a minority operator of JRM.

“The NASCAR system has been instrumental in helping us establish HendrickCars.com into a nationwide manufacturer, and we search forward to continuing that momentum by way of this expanded effort,” reported Greg Gach, president of Charlotte-centered Hendrick Automotive Group. “We are committed to our racing packages and supporting our Hendrick Motorsports teammates each time we can, and we know these added races will profit our motorists and groups. We’re also enthusiastic to do the job with Dale Jr. on this prospect. He’s a wonderful partner whose dealerships have established remarkable price for our Normal Motors shoppers. It’s a earn-win for everybody.”

HendrickCars.com is Hendrick Automotive Group’s on the net vacation spot for new and pre-owned auto purchasing, finding centers for provider and collision fix, exploring job opportunities, and finding out about auto investment safety. It also sponsors Larson’s No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in the Cup Series in addition to NHRA driver Greg Anderson and other racing efforts at the grassroots amount.

All three motorists have beforehand driven for JRM. Byron and Elliott are both past NXS champions and multi-time winners with the group, whilst Larson made 1 get started for JRM’s Tenting Earth Truck Collection operation in 2015.

The news delivers the No. 88 team’s tally to nine gatherings in 2022, up from the four beforehand announced commences. In the two races to date this season, the crew has just one best-10 finish with Miguel Paludo at Circuit of the Americas.

Crew chief duties for the No. 88 workforce will be introduced at a afterwards date.