JR Motorsports announced Wednesday that it has hired Justin Allgaier to expostulate a No. 7 Chevrolet subsequent deteriorate in a Xfinity Series with sponsorship from Brandt.
The cultivation tradesman has been Allgaier’s unite given 2011, a final dual in a Sprint Cup Series with HScott Motorsports. Brandt, that sensitive a employees Wednesday it was relocating with Allgaier, will unite 18 of a 33 Xfinity Series races subsequent season.
“We set high goals and we aim to lead in all we do,” pronounced Brandt President Rick Brandt. “We see a partnership with JRM as a subsequent judicious step for a brand. The resources JRM provides, both on and off a track, will continue to build a business, rivet growers and tell a certain story of agriculture.”
JR Motorsports will fill a remaining 15 races on a automobile with sponsorship from existent JRM partners, including TaxSlayer.com, Breyers, Hellmann’s and Suave.
Jason Burdett will sojourn organisation arch of a No. 7 Chevrolet. He’s led Regan Smith this year to dual wins and 23 top-10 finishes.
“I’m respected and vehement to expostulate for JR Motorsports,” Allgaier said. “Having a ability to come to a lane each week with a automobile able of winning races and eventually run for a Xfinity Series championship is a event of a lifetime. “
Allgaier has 3 victories in a Xfinity Series in 174 career starts. He was rookie of a year in 2009 and finished a career-best third in a standings in 2011.
He has spent a final dual seasons in a Cup Series pushing for Harry Scott Jr., though is being transposed in a No. 51 subsequent year by Clint Bowyer. Allgaier has one top-10 finish this deteriorate and is 30th in a Cup standings.
JR Motorsports formerly announced Elliott Sadler would expostulate a second full-time entrance for a group in 2016. Chase Elliott now drives a No. 9 that Sadler will fill once Elliott moves to a Cup deteriorate subsequent year.
The third JRM team, a No. 88 Chevrolet, will be driven subsequent year by Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne and additional drivers as sponsorship is found.