JR. COMPETES IN XTREME DOUBLE-DIP
22, 2021) Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing rolled north
to South Carolina on February 20-21 for a pair of Drydene Xtreme
DIRTcar Series showdowns. On Saturday at Lake View Motor Speedway
in Lake View, South Carolina, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. timed in twenty-first
quickest overall during the qualifying session prior to grabbing
the sixth transfer spot through his heat race. He then rolled off
from the outside of the ninth row in the $7,000 to win headliner
before knocking down a seventeenth place performance. In Sunday's
$5,000 to win program at the renowned Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney,
South Carolina, Jimmy was unfortunately unable to make the start
in the 'Frostbite 40,' which was won by Chris Madden. Full results
from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.xtremedirtcar.com.
WINTER NATIONALS RESULTS
2, 2021) Another $10,000 top prize was up for grabs
at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida tonight in the final event
for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series during "Speedweeks
2021." Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. knocked down the thirteenth fastest
lap in Group A during time trials, but was unfortunately caught
up in an incident during his heat race and was dropped to an eleventh
place prelim finish. Jimmy wound up scratching from the remainder
of the program and did not compete in the 40-lapper that was ultimately
won by Shane Clanton.
(February 1, 2021) The
two-day 'Winter Nationals' with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
at Bubba Raceway Park kicked off earlier tonight on a chilly evening
in Ocala, Florida. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. timed in twenty-third quickest
in Group B during the qualifying session before running twelfth
in his stacked heat race. He then chose to forego the B-Main and
ultimately missed out on the $10,000 to win feature that was won
by Ricky Thornton, Jr.
WINTER NATIONALS RESULTS
23, 2021) Following last night's rain-out at All-Tech
Raceway, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season got underway
earlier this evening at the Ellisville, Florida facility. A star-studded
57 car field converged at the northern Florida oval to do battle
for a $15,000 paycheck in the series lid lifter. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr.
posted the fifteenth quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying
session prior to running seventh in his stacked heat race. After
finishing eleventh in his B-Main, Jimmy was forced to watch the
50-lap main event that was eventually won in dominating fashion
by NASCAR competitor and dirt racing star Kyle Larson.
(January 22, 2021) Tonight's
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener at All-Tech Raceway
in Ellisville, Florida has been washed out by afternoon rain showers.
The $12,000 to win program will not be rescheduled. Jimmy Sharpe,
Jr. Racing will now look to continue their 2021 campaign tomorrow
evening at All-Tech, as a $15,000 top prize will be up for grabs
in the 'Winter Nationals' weekend finale.
SHARPE, JR. RINGS IN NEW
SEASON AT ROUGH 411
3, 2021) Only five weeks removed
from his 2020 season finale, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. kicked off his 2021
campaign on Saturday, January 2 in the annual running of the 'Hangover'
at 411 Motor Speedway in Seymour, Tennessee. Jimmy stopped the clock
fourth fastest in Group A during Super Late Model qualifying, which
locked him into the inside of the fourth row in the $5,000 to win
headliner. During the course of the 50-lap contest, which was held
on a choppy racing surface due to several inches of rain on Friday,
Jimmy stayed out of trouble and survived the attrition-filled race
to finish in the fifth position behind only victor Pierce McCarter,
Christian Hanger, Tommy Bailey, and Drake Troutman! Full results
from the season-opening 'Hangover' can be viewed online at www.411motorspeedway.net.