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Elliott Sadler

Team: JR Motorsports-1-NXS
Age / DOB:  (41) / 4/30/1975
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 195

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Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Financial Chevrolet) enters the weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) as one of the four eligible drivers to win the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Chase.
Sadler has 10 NXS starts at HMS and has one top five along with four top-10 finishes. In 10 races at 1.5-mile tracks this season, Sadler has one win (Kentucky), four top-five and 9 top-10 finishes. JR Motorsports race operations manager Mike Bumgarner will serve as crew chief of the No. 1 OneMain Financial team at HMS.-JRM Nov 16 - 11:12 PM

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JR Motorsports race operations manager Mike Bumgarner will serve as crew chief of the No. 1 OneMain Financial team this Saturday at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway as driver Elliott Sadler vies for the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship.

Bumgarner will fill the role normally occupied by Kevin Meendering. Meendering is serving a one-race suspension as it was determined last Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway that two lugnuts were not satisfactorily fastened to the No. 1 car at the end of the Ticket Galaxy 200. NASCAR announced the infraction and penalty following the event. "We let Kevin ultimately make this decision because it’s his team," said general manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller. "Kevin chose Mike to sit in the crew chief’s seat and for good reason – he is experienced atop the pit box and very dependable. We have a great deal of confidence in Mike to give Elliott his best opportunity to win on Saturday."-JR Motorsports
Nov 15 - 12:41 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished 13th in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Ticket Galaxy 200 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started 10th in the lineup and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Sadler is ranked second in the point standings after this event and moves on to the season-ending Championship 4 round next weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, seeded #2, to compete for the 2016 NXS Championship.
Nov 14 - 9:39 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Financial Chevrolet Camaro) enters this weekend second in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) point standings, just one point back from leader Daniel Suarez heading into the cutoff race for the Championship 4.

The Virginia native has 15 NXS starts at Phoenix International Raceway with one win (2012), four top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Sadler is the only current full-time NXS regular with a win at the Arizona track. He has amassed three wins, 13 top fives and a series-leading 28 top-10 finishes in 31 races this season. His average finish is 6.7 which is the best average finish of all full time XFINITY Series drivers.-JR Motorsports
Nov 9 - 1:38 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started eighth on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Sadler, who was the leader in this round of the Chase for the 2016 NXS championship, slipped one spot to second after this event, 1 point behind new leader Daniel Suarez.
Nov 7 - 9:07 PM

With just two races left in the Round of 8, Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) heads to Texas tied with Daniel Suarez for first place in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Chase.

Sadler has two poles at Texas Motor Speedway (1998, 2011) and three top-five and 10 top-10 finishes in 17 NXS starts. In nine races at 1.5-mile tracks this season, Sadler has one win (Kentucky), four top-five and eight top-10 finishes. In one of his best seasons to date, the Emporia, Va. native has three wins, 13 top-five and 27 top-10 finishes. Sadler also has an average finish of 6.7 in 2016, the best among all NXS regulars.-JR Motorsports
Nov 2 - 7:39 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished second in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS.

He started eighth on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Sadler is tied in points with Daniel Suarez (finished third in the race) for the lead in the 2016 championship standings after this event. The tie-breaker is wins.. Sadler has three to Suarez's two victories.
Oct 17 - 2:42 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) enters the Round of 8 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Chase ranked second thanks to a win at Kentucky along with finishes of seventh and second at Dover and Charlotte, respectively.

In six NXS starts at Kansas Speedway, Sadler owns two top-five and four top-10 finishes, with a best finish of third (2011). The Emporia, Va. native recorded one win, three top-five and seven top-10 finishes on 1.5-mile tracks this season. With four races left in 2016, Sadler has already surpassed his previous career best of 25 top-10s in a single season (2014). He currently has 26, the most among all NXS regulars this year.-JR Motorsports
Oct 13 - 9:05 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished second in Sunday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.

He started 14th on the grid and completed all of the 200 laps run. Sadler is ranked second in the point standings after this event and moves on to the Round of 8 seeded second in the Chase for the 2016 NXS Championship.
Oct 11 - 4:02 PM

Elliott Sadler is locked in to the second round of the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Chase and is currently second in the NXS point standings, just two points behind leader Daniel Suarez.

In 19 NXS starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), the Virginia native has four top-five and eight top-10 finishes. Sadler’s best finish of second at CMS came in 2005. Sadler leads all NXS regulars in 2016 with 25 top-10 finishes and an average finish of 7.0. The No. 1 OneMain Chevy will feature a pink paint scheme in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and its hood will be adorned with 163 names of people affected by breast cancer. Those names were submitted by OneMain employees.-JR Motorsports
Oct 5 - 1:18 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) won the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, his 13th victory in 323 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.

With the victory he automatically advances to the Round of 8 in the Chase for the NXS championship, which starts after the next two races, on October 15 at Kansas Speedway. This is Sadler's third victory and 24th top-10 finish in 2016 and his first victory and eighth top-10 finish in 11 races at Kentucky Speedway (KS). Daniel Suarez (second) posted his third top-10 finish in four races at KS. Ryan Blaney (third) posted his first top-10 finish in one races at Kentucky Speedway. Elliott Sadler leads the point standings by 8 points over Daniel Suarez.
Sep 25 - 10:38 AM

Kentucky Speedway starts the Chase for the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) enters as the second seed, just six points back from leader Erik Jones.

The Emporia, Va. native has 10 NXS starts at Kentucky Speedway with four top-five and seven top-10 finishes. Sadler’s best finish was second in 2013. He has one top-five and five top-10 finishes at mile-and-a-half tracks in 2016 and finished sixth at Kentucky this past July. Sadler leads all NXS regulars with 23 top-10 finishes in 2016 and holds a 7.3 average finish which is the best average finish in the Series.-JR Motorsports
Sep 22 - 8:16 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished third in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series The Drive For Safety 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started fourth in the lineup, led six laps and completed all laps of the 200 laps run. Sadler is the leader in the point standings after the final race of the regular season. Only the top 12 in the points will continue competing in the Chase for the 2016 NXS Championship after this race. He made the cut based on points and two wins. He is seeded 2nd with 2006 points.
Sep 18 - 11:42 AM

In 13 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) starts at Chicagoland Speedway, Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) has one win (2012), two top-five and seven top-10 finishes.

The Emporia, Va. native has led a total of 152 laps at Chicagoland, the most among all NXS regulars. He has amassed two wins (Talladega and Darlington), nine top-five and 22 top-10 finishes this season. He currently leads the point standings by 58 markers over Daniel Suarez. Chicagoland marks the cutoff race for the inaugural NXS Chase. With two wins, Sadler is one of 10 drivers already locked in. The remaining two spots will be determined this weekend.-JR Motorsports
Sep 14 - 8:40 PM

Elliott Sadler (No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro) finished fourth in Saturday night's Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond (VA) International Raceway.

He started eighth on the grid and completed all of the 250 laps run. Sadler retains his position as the points leader in the 2016 NXS championship standings after the event, leading Daniel Suarez (finished eighth in the race) by 58 points.
Sep 13 - 4:40 PM