SHARPE, JR. DEBUTS NEW XR1 IN TURKEY 100...
(November 26, 2017)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and the #26jr team closed out their version of the 2017 racing season on November 24-25 in the annual running of the 'Turkey 100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. The Crate Late Model biggie drew a stellar 41 car field - all of whom were eyeing the lucrative $20,000 paycheck. Debuting a new XR1 Rocket racecar by Brucebilt Performance, Jimmy laid down the second quickest time in his group during Friday night's qualifying session, but later suffered some new car blues early in his heat race. Jimmy wound up scratching from his B-Main on Saturday and was unfortunately not able to compete in the 100-lap headliner, which was eventually won by Chesley Dixon. Complete results from the 'Turkey 100' weekend can be accessed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. AWAITING ARRIVAL OF NEW XR1
(November 8, 2017)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team has been sitting idle for the last couple of months, but they plan to return to competition in the $20,000 to win 'Turkey 100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on November 24-25 in a new XR1 Rocket racecar. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. is awaiting the arrival of the brand-new machine, which is being built and assembled by Brucebilt Performance in Knoxville, Tennessee. As more news becomes available or schedule dates are released, you can find out first by clicking on www.JimmySharpeJr.com!

MOTOR ISSUES COST SHARPE POSSIBLE 441 VICTORY...
(August 27, 2017)
The #26jr team made a return trip to 441 Speedway in Dublin, Georgia on Saturday night, August 26 for another weekly $1,000 to win contest. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. earned Fast Time honors during the qualifying session and the pole position for the 25-lap feature event. After allegedly jumping the start of the A-Main, Jimmy was relegated to the tail of the field. The Soperton, Georgia ace then rallied all the way back up to the second spot and was looking for more when he unfortunately blew a motor, which caused him not to finish the race. Full results from last night at 441 Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.dublin441speedway.com.

SHARPE, JR. WINS FOR THIRD TIME ON SATURDAY!
(August 13, 2017)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. made a surprise visit to 441 Speedway in Dublin, Georgia on Saturday evening, August 12 and celebrated in victory lane for the third time in 2017! Jimmy, who presides in Soperton, Georgia, won his heat race in preliminary action and later led all 25 laps in the main event. In lapping all the way up to the third spot, Jimmy took the checkers over Chaz Haskins and Elijah Gonzalez to pocket the $1,000 winner's check. Full results from last night at 441 Speedway can be viewed by clicking on www.dublin441speedway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. SIXTH AT HISTORIC EAMS
(July 16, 2017)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team stormed into the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama on Saturday evening, July 15 for the 'Jimmy Thomas Memorial.' The Southern Thunder Late Model Series presided over the single-day shootout, which boasted a $2,000 top prize. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. clicked off the sixth fastest time overall during the qualifying session and later started the main event from the outside of the third row. After falling back several positions early in the race, Jimmy drove back up to finish sixth behind only victor Terrance Nowell, Joseph Brown, Larry Harrod, Garrett Lloyd, and Ricky Culpepper. Full results from last night at EAMS can be viewed online at www.eamsdirt.com.

SHARPE, JR. LEADS ALL BUT FINAL TURN AT COCHRAN
(July 4, 2017)
After getting rained-out at Swainsboro (GA) Raceway earlier in the weekend, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team made a last minute decision to head to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia on Monday evening, July 3. Jimmy laid down the quickest time overall of the 32 entrants during Southern Thunder Late Model Series qualifying and later started the $3,000 to win main event from the pole position. The Soperton, Georgia ace then paced the stellar field for the first 39 circuits before being passed for the win at checkered flag by Jason Fitzgerald. Jimmy finished a close second in the 40-lapper despite going for a spin on the frontstretch after the race due to a tangle with Fitzgerald and third-place runner Dalton Cook. Full results from the wild finish last night at CMS can be viewed online at www.cochranspeedway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. SETS NTR & WINS AT SWAINSBORO!
(June 11, 2017)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team reached victory lane for the second time in the 2017 campaign on Saturday evening, June 10 at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia! Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. set a New Track Record in Crate Late Model qualifying and later led from flag-to-flag in the 30-lap main event. Jimmy recorded the $2,000 windfall by beating Jimmy Thomas, John Henderson, Shane Riner, and Henry Carter to the checkered flag! Complete results from last night at Swainsboro can be accessed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

FLAT TIRE COSTS SHARPE, JR. PINETREE 100 VICTORY...
(May 7, 2017)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team strolled into Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on Saturday evening, May 6 for the annual running of the 'Pinetree 100.' The Crate Late Model special boasted a $5,000 winner's check. Jimmy knocked down the fastest lap overall during the qualifying session and later started the 50-lapper from the pole position. The Soperton, Georgia ace then led the first 45 circuits until a flat right rear tire sent him pitside to the attention of his crew. Jimmy returned to the track with new rubber and was able to salvage a fifth place performance in this year's edition of the 'Pinetree 100.' Complete results from last night at Swainsboro can be accessed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. BARELY MISSES OUT AT SENOIA
(April 23, 2017)
Next up for the #26jr team was a visit to Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on Saturday evening, April 22 for the 'Spring Classic,' which was sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. posted the tenth quickest time in Group B during the qualifying session and later ran seventh in his consolation event. Unfortunately, Jimmy was one mere spot away from a transfer position into the night's $4,000 to win headliner, which was eventually won by Shane Clanton. Complete results from last night at Senoia can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.

SHARPE, JR. ENTERS JACK STARRETTE MEMORIAL
(April 16, 2017)
The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team returned back to Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina on Saturday night, April 15 for the annual running of the 'Jack Starrette Memorial.' The Ultimate Super Late Model Series presided over the single-day throwdown and a $5,022 winner's check was on the line. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. timed in sixteenth fastest during the qualifying session and later started the 50-lap feature from the outside of the eighth row. Amidst rough-and-tumble track conditions, Jimmy was an early retiree in the 'Jack Starrette Memorial' and was eventually paid for a sixteenth place performance. Complete results from last night at Modoc can be accessed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. BAGS $5,000 IN MODOC 100!
(March 19, 2017)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team celebrated in victory lane for the first time in 2017 on Saturday evening, March 18 in the 9th edition of the 'Modoc 100' at Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina! Despite experiencing motor issues throughout the course of the night, Jimmy laid down the quickest time overall during the qualifying session to grab Fast Time honors and the pole position for the 50-lap headliner. The Soperton, Georgia ace then raced out to the lead at the drop of the green flag in the 'Modoc 100' and paced the Crate Late Model special from green to checkers. Down a couple of cylinders at the end of the feature distance, Jimmy beat Chris Ferguson to the finish line to bag the $5,000 winner's share! Full results from Modoc Raceway can be found online by visiting www.modocraceway.com.

SHARPE LEADS EARLY IN BAMA BASH; FINISHES FIFTH
(March 5, 2017)
The #26jr team rolled into the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama on March 3-4 for the annual running of the 'Bama Bash.' The Limited Late Model portion of the two-day spectacular paid $4,000 to the winner. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. clicked off the fastest lap of the 19 entrants during qualifying on Friday night to earn Fast Time honors. Following an impressive win in heat race action, Jimmy started Saturday's 40-lap headliner from the pole position. The Soperton, Georgia standout then led the first eighteen circuits until his tires sealed over after a caution period, which helped him slide back to fifth at the checkers to finish behind only winner Mark Whitener, Joseph Brown, Larry Harrod, and Ricky Culpepper. Complete results from EAMS can be accessed online at www.eamsdirt.com.

ENGINE WOES SLOW SHARPE, JR. AT SCREVEN...
(February 18, 2017)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing kicked off their version of the 2017 racing season on Friday evening, February 17 at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Georgia. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series presided over the first night of the 'Winter Freeze' doubleheader and an $8,000 payday was on the line. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. laid down the eighteenth quickest time in Group A during the qualifying session, but later wound up tenth in his loaded heat race due to engine woes. The mechanical troubles not only sidelined Jimmy for the rest of the evening, but also forced him to skip Saturday's $10,000 to win 'Winter Freeze' finale. Full results from Screven Motor Speedway can be accessed online at www.woolms.com.

 

 

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