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Team: TriStar Motorsports-14-NNS
Age / DOB:  (35) / 11/11/1978
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 175

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Coming off a 24th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway, Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team headed to Darlington Raceway to try their luck with "The Lady in Black".
Despite qualifying 30th, McClure was able to earn a track-best finish of 21st. With this finish, the team advanced one position to 24th in the Owner Standings.-TriStar Motorsports NC Apr 13 - 12:02 PM

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Eric McClure will make his 7th start at Darlington Raceway this weekend in the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200.

After starting 37th last year, McClure brought home a 26th place finish. McClure has an average start of 35.0 and an average finish of 31.7 at the track that is "Too Tough to Tame".-TriStar Motorsports NC
Apr 8 - 8:54 PM

Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® Camry qualified 29rd for the first NASCAR Nationwide Series night race of the 2014 season.

He was fast throughout the race as the team continued to make adjustments to help with the handling of the No. 14 Camry. On lap 56, the caution flag waved and McClure came to pit road for four tires, fuel and a wedge adjustment. He finished 24th at Texas and gained 20 drivers points during the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300.-TriStar Motorsports NC, LLC
Apr 7 - 9:21 AM

This weekend's event at Texas Motor Speedway will mark Eric McClure's 232nd career Nationwide Series start and his 15th at the 1.5-mile speedway.

In 14 starts, he has completed 87.2% of the total laps completed and has an average finish of 28.9. Last year during the Spring Texas race, McClure only ran until the first caution, when Jeff Green took over, due to the stomach flu.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Apr 2 - 9:55 PM

Eric McClure will make his 12th start at Auto Club Speedway this weekend during the TreatmyClot.com 300.

Coming off of a 27th place finish last weekend in Bristol, McClure is looking to get his first top 15 finish of the 2014 season in California this weekend. McClure's best finish in Fontana came back in 2011 when he finished 21st.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Mar 19 - 9:52 AM

Eric McClure returns home to race at the track that closest to his home, Bristol Motor Speedway.

This weekend will mark the Virginia driver's 230th career Nationwide Series start and his 15th at the "world's fastest half-mile". In 14 starts, he has completed 81.2% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 29.5. He's also ranked 6th on the "Closer" chart, which ranks drivers based on the number of positions improved in the last 10% of laps in each race. One year ago, McClure posted a 21st-place finish after starting 24th.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Mar 12 - 9:36 PM

This weekend's 300-mile event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will mark Eric McClure's 229th-career Nationwide Series start and his ninth at the 1.5-mile speedway.

In eight starts, the 35-year-old driver has completed 86% of the total laps attempted and he has an average start of 30.2 and an average finish of 25. One year ago the team was relegated to a 40th-place finish after the No. 14 Camry's engine expired on lap two of the 200-lap event.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Mar 5 - 11:20 PM

This weekend will mark Eric McClure's 228th career Nationwide Series start and his 14th at Phoenix Int'l Raceway.

In 13 starts, the 35-year-old driver has an average start of 32 and an average finish of 27.2. One year ago McClure was on track to beat his track-best finish of 19th when an engine failure forced him behind the wall 13 laps shy of the event's completion.-TriStar Motorsports NC
Feb 27 - 8:25 PM

Eric McClure and the No.14 Hefty® /Reynolds Wrap® Toyota Camry qualified for the DRIVE4COPD 300 in the 13th position with a best time of 47.213 and a best speed of 190.625.

"I am really happy with the way all five TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camrys qualified today," said McClure. "All of our Toyota Camrys have great speed and it should be a great race tomorrow!"-TriStar Motorsports
Feb 21 - 7:23 PM

With backing from long-time sponsors Hefty® and Reynolds Wrap®, Eric McClure will be attempting double duty this weekend at Daytona.

Besides competing in Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 in the No. 14 Toyota for TriStar Motorsports, he will also attempt to make in his first-career start in the "Great American Race", the Daytona 500, in the No. 35 Front Row Motorsports Ford. He posted a career-best 8th-place finish during the season-opener in 2013. This will be his 227th Nationwide Series event and 16th at Daytona. In 15 starts, McClure has completed 89.9% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 28.3.-Team McClure
Feb 18 - 12:41 PM

Eric McClure will make a return to NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series, joining Front Row Motorsports for the season-opening Daytona 500 in the No. 35 Ford Fusion.

The veteran driver will carry the support of Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® as primary sponsor in what would be his first start in "The Great American Race." McClure is an 11-year veteran of NASCAR's Nationwide Series. He earned a career-best eighth-place finish at Daytona International Speedway last February in the Nationwide Series' season opener. The 35-year-old Chilhowie, Va., native also has three career Sprint Cup starts. The Daytona 500 would be his first Cup start for Front Row Motorsports.-Breaking Limits
Jan 29 - 2:03 PM

After a four week hiatus, Eric McClure will return to the seat of his No 14 Camry for Saturday’s running of the Dollar General 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

He was sidelined with acute renal failure after the Watkins Glen race weekend in early August. This weekend’s event will mark McClure’s 10th start at the 1.5-mile track. In nine starts, the Chilhowie, Virginia native has one top-20 finish and has completed 90.7% of the total laps attempted (1804). His best finish of 18th came during his first season with TriStar Motorsports in 2011.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 09:56:00 PM

This weekend’s US Cellular 250 will mark Eric McClure’s 219th-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start and his sixth at the 7/8-mile tri-oval Iowa Speedway.

In five starts, the Virginia driver has completed 97% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 23.6. In the first event at Iowa Speedway earlier this season, McClure posted a track- best finish of 18th.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 09:59:00 PM

Four months ago, in the season-opener at the 2.5-mile superspeedway, Eric McClure captured his career-best finish of 8th, and he looks to have a similar result this weekend.

The upcoming Subway Firecracker 250 will mark his 215th-career Nationwide Series start and his 15th at the historic track. In 14 starts, the Virginia driver has completed 89.2% of the total laps attempted (1556) and has been running at the end of 12 events. Furthermore, McClure has occupied the number one position in the running order three separate times at the speedway.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 08:47:00 PM

Eric McClure will compete in his 213th NASCAR Nationwide Series event this weekend and his fourth at the historic 14-turn Road America facility.

This race marks the one year anniversary of the 34-year-old driver’s return after missing six weeks last season due to injuries sustained in an accident at Talladega Superspeedway. In three starts, the Virginia driver has completed 94.3% of the total laps attempted and has an average finish of 25. Last season, McClure finished 21st, a track-best for the Virginia native.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 10:01:00 PM