Richard Childress Racing announced that Jeffrey EarhardtGrandson of the NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt with the 7 Cup Series title to its name, will drive the legendary RCR #3 car in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Talladega Superspeedway. It is sponsored by artificial grass manufacturer ForeverLawn.
Jeffrey Earnhardt is the son of Kerry Earnhardt who drove in the Xfinity Series from 1998 to 2009 and also competed in all three national NASCAR series. He has 135 Xfinity series starts and his best finish is third place Joe Gibbs Racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2019. Jeffrey Earnhardt is also the nephew of the NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr.
RCR Chairman and CEO Richard Childress said it’s great to have an Earnhardt back in the RCR car and Jeffrey Earnhardt is talented enough to do well at Talladega, saying: “It’s great to have an Earnhardt in one of our cars again. We think Jeffrey is a talented young rider and I’m confident he will do well in Talladega“.
Learn how Jeffrey Earnhardt came up with the announcement
Jeffrey Earnhardt admitted it was a dream come true for him, adding that driving the legendary No. 3 car had always been his longtime dream. He thanked sponsor ForeverLawn and RCR owner Richard Childress for the opportunity. Jeffrey Earnhardt went on to say that the #3 car is treasured by many people and means a lot to people. He said again that he will never forget his chance.
“What a dream come true. The chance to be behind the wheel of the #3 car for RCR that made my papaya famous has been a dream of mine for a long time and now it’s finally here. I can’t thank ForeverLawn enough for making my dreams come true and being such a big part of my career. I would also like to thank Mr Childress for making this possible.‘ said Jeffrey Earnhardt.
“The number 3 car is appreciated by many people and I know how much it means to him. I will never forget giving myself this opportunityadded Jeffrey Earnhardt.
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