MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – Anthony Alfredo, a 17-year-old native of Ridgefield, Conn., will join the JR Motorsports Late Model program in 2017, the team announced today.  Alfredo will drive the No. 8 JRM Chevrolet in 20 Late Model events in the Southeast, competing alongside veteran Josh Berry in the No. 88 Chevrolet to solidify the team’s two-car […]

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The win in the biggest Late Model Stock race at South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Speedway came down to two JR Motorsports teammates on Saturday night.  Josh Berry, the 26-year-old veteran, and Christian Eckes, the 16-year-old newcomer.  The battle ended with one teammate in the wall, and the other celebrating in victory lane.   Berry took […]

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Christian Eckes can now call himself a winner at the Late Model Stock Car level.  He can also call himself a winner in one of Late Model Stock racing’s most prestigious races: the Myrtle Beach 400.   Eckes started Saturday night’s 225-lap race at Myrtle Beach Speedway from the fifth position.  After being fast […]

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Christian Eckes scored his fifth top five of the CARS Late Model Stock Tour season on Saturday afternoon at North Carolina’s Southern National Motorsports Park.  Eckes tied his best finish of third for the third time this season.   After starting fourth, Eckes went into tire conservation mode and began to drop back.  At one […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – Scott Bishop has been named to drive the No. 88 JR Motorsports Chevrolet late model for five races this season. Bishop, a 24-year-old native of Spartanburg, S.C., will compete with sponsorship from TrueTimber® Camo, a product innovator of realistic camouflage patterns that offer better concealment and versatility in the outdoors. The late-model […]

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Performing double-duty is difficult in any discipline of sports.  Few have found success while competing in two different realms.  In motorsports, often drivers can find themselves doing double-duty on a single day.  Christian Eckes found himself bouncing back-and-forth between two different race cars Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway for the CARS Tour event.  Fortunately, he […]

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On Saturday night Christian Eckes will try to do something that he hasn’t done before.  He’s going to run two races in one night in two different types of car at the CARS Tour HKY Soup Kitchen Race to End Hunger 250 at North Carolina’s Hickory Motor Speedway.   The 15-year-old driver will race his […]

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At the end of the 2015 racing season, many of the CARS Late Model Stock Tour regulars were breathing a sigh of relief knowing Josh Berry didn’t race the full season. Berry, the 2014 Hickory Motor Speedway track champion, scored three wins in just four CARS Tour starts last season, leading him to make […]

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Christian Eckes is set to have a busy year in 2016.  The 15-year-old driver will compete for three different teams in four different style of cars throughout the year with more than 40 races on his schedule.   “I believe it will be a lot of fun, racing in high quality cars and hopefully proving […]

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. -– Christian Eckes, a 15-year-old native of Middletown, N.Y., will join the JR Motorsports Late Model program in 2016, the team announced today. Eckes will wheel the No. 1 Chevrolet in 20 Late Model events, including the full CARS Tour and special events at tracks in the Southeast.   Eckes is coming […]

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