Circle Sport with The Motorsports Group announced Monday on Twitter that Jeffrey Earnhardt will drive the team’s No. 33 car for the Daytona 500. The team has a charter, guaranteeing Earnhardt a spot in the field.
Jeffrey Earnhardt will not return to the No. 32 in 2017 as the team focuses on a single driver.
Jeffrey Earnhardt will make a third start in the No. 83 this week, after campaigning that ride in back-to-back 34th-place finishes.
For the first time in 20 races this year, Jeffrey Earnhardt finished worse than he started at Texas Motor Speedway.
Jeffrey Earnhardt will almost certainly earn positive place-differential points this week because in 20 career Cup races, he has never finished worse than he started.
Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his restrictor-plate, superspeedway debut this week in the No. 83 BK Racing entry.
BK Racing has announced that Jeffrey Earnhardt will be driving the No. 83 Starter Toyota Camry at Talladega Superspeedway on October 23, 2016.
Jeffrey Earnhardt finished 28th after starting 38th in his most recent attempt on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track. He missed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 two weeks ago at Chicagoland Speedway, so his last attempt came at Kentucky Speedway.
Rookie Jeffrey Earnhardt has made one previous start at Dover International Speedway. He finished 35th this spring after starting 39th.
Jeffrey Earnhardt scored a career-best 27th-place finish at Richmond International Raceway two weeks ago in the Federated Auto Parts 400 after starting 40th.
Jeffrey Earnhardt crashed in the final minutes of the first practice session for the Pure Michigan 400. He will be forced into a backup with no practice for qualification.
Thirty-something defines Jeffrey Earnhardt’s two-mile track record. In two previous starts at Auto Club Speedway and Michigan International Speedway, he qualified 39th and 38th respectively before finishing 34th and 37th. And of course, he did this in the No. 32 GO FAS Racing ride.
Jeffrey Earnhardt has made three starts on short tracks during his career and so far, Bristol Motor Speedway has been the site of his best result. He finished within two laps of the leader in the Food City 500 this spring in 32nd.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (No. 32 Ford) finished seventh in Sunday's NASCAR Pinty's Series (NPS) Can-Am 50 Tours at Circuit de Trois-Rivieres in Quebec.