Home » Jeffrey Earnhardt Hoping to Add to Family’s Legacy at Talladega
Motorsport

Jeffrey Earnhardt Hoping to Add to Family’s Legacy at Talladega

motorsport

Jeffrey Earnhardt, the grandson of Dale Earnhardt, a seven-time Cup Champion will pull double duty this weekend. This will be the first time in his career to do so. On Saturday, he will take part in Xfinity series, and on Sunday he will participate on Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series event. The events will take place at Talladega Superspeedway.

Jeffrey will be driving Joe Gibbs Racing driving No.18 Toyota on Saturday. Then on Sunday, he will be making cup debut with Xtreme Concept Racing, driving No.81 Toyota. He is looking forward to maintaining his family legacy.

Jeffrey says that double duty racing will be a new experience, but they are well prepared. He added that the race will be a bit different given that Xtreme Concepts team is still new and it is their first Cup start this year. Joe Gibbs Racing, however, has been helping them prepare for the race. After doing well at Dayota, Jeffrey is prepared to have a shot this race.

History of Talladega

Earnhardt family has won most Cup at Talladega. Dale Sr. set the record with 10 Cup victories and one Xfinity win. Earnhardt Jr. has so far won six Cup races and one Xfinity. Jeffrey Earnhardt says that Talladega has been unique to him and his family starting with his grandfather and uncle. It has also not been bad for him at Talladega.

Jeffrey says that Talladega is peculiar because fans are emotionally connected to what is going on. Thus the feeling one gets when pulling a huge truck with all fans in the field, which is something unlikely to get anywhere else. Then knowing the family history and what they have accomplished also make Talladega special in a way.

Source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/motorsports/jeffrey-earnhardt-hoping-to-add-to-familys-legacy-at-talladega/ar-BBWi219

About the author

Isaac Munga

Isaac Munga

I am a person with sound background in imparting knowledge. I enjoy the challenges of a busy and demanding work environment, self motivated and work under minimum supervision. I always seek the position of responsibility, professional development and growth opportunity.

Uphold the ethics of my profession by distinguishing myself with absolute integrity and striving to work within the confines of my employer’s policies and procedures. I use my education and experience to work towards improving human clause.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

The following GDPR rules must be read and accepted:
This form collects your name, email and content so that we can keep track of the comments placed on the website. For more info check our privacy policy where you will get more info on where, how and why we store your data.

Trending Now