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Jamie McMurray

Team: Chip Ganassi Racing-1
Age / DOB:  (39) / 6/3/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'8 / 150

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Jamie McMurray has persevered most of this season and has been running at the end of every race with only two top-10s to show for his effort. One of these was a fourth at Talladega SuperSpeedway, but he has failed to complete all the laps in two races since.
McMurray has run well enough to maintain the 14th-place position in the points. Unless his results improve, however, there are a lot of drivers lined up between him and 20th who would love to take his position in the Chase. May 25 - 8:21 PM

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Danica Patrick apparently blew the engine on the No. 10 in the opening minutes of practice for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. She oiled down the track and collected teammate Tony Stewart and Jamie McMurray. According to Patrick outside of the media center, McMurray has a slight injury to his elbow.

The damage appears to be significant enough that all three drivers will need to roll out backups. If Stewart or McMurray do not change their engines, they should not have to go to the back of the pack after qualification. Patrick will almost certainly have to replace both the engine and the car.
May 13 - 11:21 AM

In his last 12 starts on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track, Jamie McMurray has finished 20th or better in 11 races. His outlier was a 21st at Atlanta Motor Speedway this spring and his average finish in that span of race was slightly worse than 14th.

McMurray would have an almost perfect record on this track type if not for an accident in the 2015 Atlanta race. He has not scored a top-five on these courses since 2014, but he ended that season with back-to-back results of third and fifth at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway respectively.
May 5 - 9:12 PM

Jamie McMurray won the fall 2013 race at Talladega SuperSpeedway and then finished outside the top 10 in his next four races. Three of these disappointments were outside the top 25, but he rebounded in the Geico 500 to finish fourth.

McMurray was at the eye of several storms, but he survived with minimal damage. At Talladega driver have to be both lucky and good.
May 1 - 5:28 PM

Jamie McMurray posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway. His top speed was 199.737 mph.

McMurray’s time was set in the draft and is representative of how fast the pack was going. McMurray tends to step up in high-profile races and has two wins on this track with the latest coming in 2013. His last two years have not been as productive though; he has only one top-25 in four starts.
Apr 29 - 3:39 PM

Credit One Bank will make its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) Teams as the primary partner on the No. 1 Chevrolet driven by Jamie McMurray for the first time this weekend at Richmond International Raceway.

The No. 1 Credit One Bank Chevrolet SS will make its first of three appearances on the NSCS circuit this season beginning with the Toyota Owners 400. The Credit One Bank signature blue paint scheme can also be seen on the No. 1 Chevrolet later this season at Daytona International Speedway (July 2) and Dover Speedway (Oct. 2).-CGR
Apr 20 - 2:42 PM

Jamie McMurray sits 13th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points’ standings, but he has done so with consistency instead of raw power. His Duck Commander 500 13th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway was only his second top-15 of 2016.

As McMurray’s salary cap decreases in Fantasy Live and Draft Kings, he becomes a better value. Fantasy players should also expect him to improve his results in the next couple of months as this team gets into a rhythm.
Apr 11 - 1:27 PM

Jamie McMurray earned the worst finish of his season last week at Martinsville Speedway. He crossed under the checkers one lap off the pace in 23rd.

McMurray sits 13th in the standings and as a result, he does not have much room for error. Martinsville should have been a track on which he was a strong dark horse and should have made up some ground. His last start on a similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track was just outside the top 15. He was 16th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Apr 7 - 6:06 PM

Jamie McMurray surged into 10th on the final lap of the Auto Club 400 and finished there. That was one of only about 10 laps he spent inside the top 10.

McMurray certainly did not have a dominant car, but the majority of points get paid at the end of a race. McMurray has now finished between 10th and 17th in four of NASCAR’s five races this season.
Mar 20 - 8:51 PM

Jamie McMurray finished worse than he started nine times in his last 11 Auto Club Speedway attempts, including a pair of 17th-place results in 2010 after sweeping the pole in both races that year. The 2010 season was the last time this track hosted two events in a year.

The good news is that two races in which he finished better came in his last two attempts. In 2014 he scored his first top-10 in his last 20 attempts after starting 25th. Last year he improved from 26th to 21st—and this year, he started the weekend with the 26th-fastest speed in the first practice session.
Mar 18 - 7:09 PM

Jamie McMurray will make his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.

In 13 previous starts he has four top-10 and one top-five finish. McMurray has finished on the lead lap in nine of those 13 races and has completed 3,472 of 3,492 (99.4%) of competition. He has never had a did not finish (DNF) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway along with an average start of 19.8 and average finish of 17.4, his best start and finish came in 2004 when he started and finished in fourth-place.-Chip Ganassi Racing
Mar 3 - 8:39 PM

Jamie McMurray (#1 McDonald's Chevrolet SS) finished 21st in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

He started second on the grid and completed 328 laps of the 330-lap race. McMurray, who also won the Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap contingency award, slipped back two spots to 19th in the 2016 NSCS championship standings after this event.
Feb 29 - 8:00 PM

Denny Hamlin may have posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500, but McMurray had the quickest 10-lap average with a speed of 181.480 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.

McMurray logged 56 laps total and brushed the wall midway through practice, but his damage was minimal. As a moderately-priced driver in most games, he will be a great value who could fly under the radar screen.
Feb 27 - 1:47 PM

Jamie McMurray scraped the wall about 30 minutes into final practice. He looked down to check his digital dashboard and drifted a little high just before the finish line.

There is a lesson for not only fantasy players, but every driver: don’t drive distracted. McMurray starts the race from the outside pole and is happy with his speed. Consider him a favorite to finish among the top 10.
Feb 27 - 12:08 PM

Credit One Bank has entered into a multi-year partnership with NASCAR to include official agreements with both the sanctioning body and Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR).

The collaborations designate Credit One Bank as the "Official Credit Card of NASCAR," in addition to being a partner of CGR. As part of the agreement with NASCAR, Credit One Bank will offer fans officially licensed NASCAR-themed credit cards. Credit One Bank will also be the primary sponsor of the No. 1 Chevrolet, piloted by "2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup" contender Jamie McMurray for three races, as well as an associate partner throughout the 2016 Sprint Cup campaign. The No. 1 Credit One Bank Chevy SS will debut on the track at Richmond International Raceway on April 24.-CGR
Feb 12 - 7:24 PM