Jamie McMurray comes out of NASCAR retirement to drive in the Daytona 500. … McMurray, 44, last competed in the race in 2019 following his retirement from full-time Cup racing in 2018. The Fox NASCAR analyst is set to make his start in this year’s event 11 years after winning the 2010 Daytona 500.
Is Jamie McMurray racing in 2021?
Jamie McMurray is set to return to NASCAR for the first time since 2019 to compete in the 2021 Cup Series season-opening Daytona 500.
Is Jamie McMurray still racing in NASCAR?
Spire Motorsports announced Tuesday that Jamie McMurray will return to NASCAR Cup Series competition next month, driving the No. 77 Chevrolet in the Daytona 500. McMurray last competed in NASCAR’s top division in 2019, also in a one-off start with Spire in The Great American Race.
How many races does Jamie McMurray have 2021?
NASCAR Cup Series Statistics
|2018||42||36 of 36|
|2019||43||1 of 36|
|2021||45||1 of 35|
Who came out of retirement in NASCAR?
The Californian broke barriers in both stock car and sports car competition. Bill Lester has another story to tell. It’s been eight years since Lester last took a green flag and it’s been another six since his last appearance in NASCAR.
Who is Jamie McMurray’s wife?
For 2021, he drives the No. 77 Chevrolet for Spire Motorsports. McMurray set a Cup Series record by earning his first win in just his second career start in October 2002.
Is Jamie McMurray still married?
Christy Futrell is the wife of NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray, and the two have been married for almost six years now.
Who is driving the 77 car in NASCAR 2021?
On January 19, 2021, Spire Motorsports announced that Jamie McMurray would drive the No. 77 at the 2021 Daytona 500.
Who owns the 77 car in NASCAR?
Spire Motorsports announced today that Stewart Friesen will drive the team’s No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in his NASCAR Cup Series debut in the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
What car is Jamie McMurray?
On Tuesday, Chip Ganassi Racing announced that McMurray, a current NASCAR on Fox analyst, will pilot the No. 77 Chevy in next month’s race. It will be McMurray’s first Daytona 500 since 2019, when he also ran a one-off race after retiring from full-time racing in 2018.
How old is Jamie McMurray?
Michael McDowell drives the No. 34 Ford for Front Row Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series. McDowell is in his fourth season with Front Row having joined the team prior to the 2018 season. In his 358th career start, McDowell scored his first Cup Series win in the 2021 season-opening Daytona 500.
When did Tony Stewart retire from NASCAR?
Stewart retired from full-time NASCAR competition after the 2016 season. He had 49 wins for his Cup career and won championships in 2002, 2005 and 2011.
Is Dale Earnhardt Jr retired?
The NASCAR legend retired from full-time racing in 2017 after racking up more than two dozen victories, including a pair of Daytona 500 wins in 2004 and 2014. Despite the fact he’s called it quits, there’s a part of him that questions if he made the right call.
Did Jeff Gordon retire?
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon retired in 2015 and had the conversation with Rick Hendrick that the Hall of Fame driver could pursue other ventures — broadcasting, business, travel — but one day would get the call to come home. Years later, Gordon is set to head from the broadcast booth back to the boardroom.