SHARPE, JR. WRAPS UP SEASON IN GOBBLER 100
(November 28, 2021)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team closed out their version of the 2021 racing season on November 26-27 at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia. The Super Late Model special - dubbed as the 'Gobbler 100' - shelled out a $21,000 paycheck. Jimmy clicked off the twelfth quickest lap overall during the qualifying session before placing fifth in his loaded heat race on Friday night. Jimmy then completed 32 circuits during the 50-lap headliner on Saturday evening and was ultimately paid for a ninth place performance in his season finale. Complete results from last night at Cochran Motor Speedway can be viewed online at www.cochranspeedway.com.

FUEL PUMP PROBLEMS SLOW JIMMY SHARPE, JR.
(November 21, 2021)
Next up for the #26jr team was a visit to Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia on November 19-20 for the annual running of the 'Early Bird.' The Crate Racin' USA Series presided over the doubleheader in the Peach State and action got underway on Friday night with a $2,000 to win shootout. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. unfortunately suffered fuel pump problems throughout the evening, which cost him a shot at advancing into the 25-lap opener. More issues on Saturday unfortunately derailed the weekend for Jimmy, as he was not able to compete for the $10,000 top prize. Complete results from both races that made up the 2021 'Early Bird' weekend can be found online at www.crateracinusa.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. BACK IN ACTION AT SENOIA
(November 14, 2021)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team invaded Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia over the November 12-13 weekend for the inaugural running of the 'Peach State Classic.' On Friday night in the $10,000 to win weekend opener, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. placed eighth in his loaded heat race and sixth in his B-Main, while he ran fifth in both his heat race and his B-Main on Saturday evening in the $52,052 to win grand finale. Unfortunately on both occasions, Jimmy was not able to find his way into the feature events, which were won by Kyle Bronson and Chris Madden respectively. Complete results from the 'Peach State Classic' doubleheader at Senoia Raceway can be found online at www.senoiaraceway1969.com.

SHARPE, JR. SIXTH IN LAST MINUTE MODOC TRIP
(October 24, 2021)
Next up on the racing calendar for Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. was a visit to All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida over the October 22-23 weekend for the annual running of the 'Powell Family Memorial.' The Crate Racin' USA Series presided over the action and 73 competitors showed up to do battle for the whopping $26,000 top prize. Jimmy unfortunately got into the wall during his qualifying laps on Friday night and later placed tenth in his stacked heat race.

Due to starting deep in his B-Main on Saturday, the #26jr team instead loaded up and headed to Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina for a $7,500 to win Super Late Model contest. Jimmy stopped the clock fifth fastest overall during the qualifying session to earn the inside of the third row for the start of the 40-lap headliner. The Peach State native then fought hard for a top five showing in the race before settling for a solid sixth place effort behind only race winner Trent Ivey, Anthony Sanders, Dennis Franklin, Thomas Robinson, and Bryson Harper. Full results from last night at Modoc Raceway can be viewed online at www.modocraceway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. TENTH IN RACE FOR THE KIDS!
(October 17, 2021)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team traveled to County Line Raceway in Elm City, North Carolina on October 15-16 for the annual running of the 'Race for the Kids.' The FUEL Series special drew a 22 car field to vie for the $5,000 winner's check. In preliminary action, Jimmy laid down the eighth fastest time overall during qualifying prior to running third in his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the fourth row in Saturday's 60-lap headliner, Jimmy was unfortunately collected in an incident with several other cars running towards the front, but was able to soldier on to post a solid tenth place performance. Full results from last night at County Line Raceway can be found online at www.countylineracewaync.com.

SHARPE, JR. SOLID IN OUTLAWS VISIT TO SENOIA
(October 3, 2021)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team returned to competition on Saturday night, October 2 on the gray gumbo at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia. The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour rolled into the Peach State facility and a $10,000 payday was up for grabs. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. clicked off the sixth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session prior to grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his stacked heat race. After rolling off from the inside of the eighth row in the 40-lap feature event, Jimmy wound up being paid for a sixteenth place performance. Complete results from last night at Senoia Raceway can be found online by clicking on www.woolms.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. ENTERS DOUBLE WORLD 100S
(September 12, 2021)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team invaded the hallowed grounds of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 8-11 for double 'World 100s.' Each of the double 'World 100s' featured $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary events followed by a complete show headlined by a 100-lap headliner. With right at 80 cars in attendance at the 1/2-mile, high-banked oval, it was very difficult just to make the main event during each of the four nights of racing action. Unfortunately, Jimmy was unable to make the start in both of his 25-lap prelims, as well as the $54,000 to win A-Main on Thursday and the $53,000 to win grand finale on Saturday. Complete results from the busy weekend in the Buckeye State can be viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com. (Todd Healy Photo)

SHARPE, JR. DEBUTS NEW BWRC IN BUSY WEEKEND
(September 6, 2021)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. unloaded a brand-new Barry Wright Race Cars ICON machine in a busy Labor Day holiday weekend of racing action in the states of South Carolina and Georgia from September 2-5. On Thursday night at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina, Jimmy timed in twelfth fastest in Group A during the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series qualifying session and later wound up eighth in his stacked heat race due to some brake issues. Due to the "new car blues," Jimmy then opted to scratch from the B-Main and was not able to transfer into the $40,000 to win 'Rock Gault Memorial' headliner that was ultimately won by Brandon Overton.

The #26jr team then loaded up and headed to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia over the weekend for the annual running of the 'Chevrolet Performance World Championship,' which shelled out a $20,000 top prize for the Crate Late Models. On Saturday evening, Jimmy was passing for a coveted transfer position in his heat race, but was put into the wall by another competitor. Following the disappointing ninth place finish in his heat race, Jimmy wound up seventh in his B-Main on Sunday and was unfortunately not able to make the start in the 75-lap main event that was won by Matt Henderson. Full results from both lucrative shows can be accessed online at www.woolms.com and www.crateracinusa.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. BATTLES BACK TO POST TOP TEN
(August 1, 2021)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team roared into Sumter Speedway in Sumter, South Carolina on Saturday evening, July 31. The Ultimate Super Late Model Series presided over the action and Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. started off the night by laying down the twelfth quickest lap overall during time trials. After rolling off from the outside of the sixth row and surviving a grinding pile-up, which left him on his side, Jimmy rallied from the tail of the $5,000 to win contest to finish in the tenth position following 40 green flag circuits. Full results from last night's race in South Carolina can be accessed online by clicking on www.ultimatesupers.com. (Kevin Ritchie Photo)

SHARPE, JR. TACKLES SOUTHERN NAT'LS DOUBLE-DIP
(July 26, 2021)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team invaded a pair of Peach State venues with the Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series over the July 24-25 weekend. On Saturday in the annual 'Rebel Yell' at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia, Jimmy qualified thirteenth fastest in Group A during time trials before placing seventh in his stacked heat race and eighth in his B-Main. Unfortunately, those finishes were unable to advance him into the $10,053 to win headliner that was ultimately won by Ross Bailes. At Rome Speedway in Rome, Georgia on Sunday, a $4,053 top prize was on the line. Jimmy knocked down the eighth quickest lap in Group A during qualifying prior to starting and finishing fifteenth in the 40-lapper. Complete results from both weekend races can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. COMPETES IN DOUBLE DREAMS
(June 13, 2021)
Georgia native Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. made his first visit to Eldora Speedway in a Super Late Model from June 9-12 for a pair of 'Dirt Late Model Dream' spectaculars. Each of the Double Dreams featured $10,000 to win Twin 25 preliminary events followed by a complete show headlined by a 100-lap headliner. With over 70 cars in attendance at the Rossburg, Ohio facility, it was very difficult just to make the main event during each of the four nights of racing action. Unfortunately, Jimmy was unable to make the start in both of his 25-lap prelims, as well as the $127,000 to win A-Main on Thursday and the $126,000 to win feature on Saturday. Complete results from both the 26th and 27th Annual 'Dirt Late Model Dreams' can be viewed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.

 

 

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