Jeffrey Earnhardt
Jeffrey Earnhardt
31-Year-Old Driver  
JD Motorsports with Gary Keller
JD Motorsports with Gary Keller
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Jeffrey Earnhardt in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Season Debut at Darlington
XFINITY Series
May 15, 2020
Earnhardt will make his 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Darlington Raceway next week, driving the No. 0 JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevrolet, frontstretch.comreports.
ANALYSIS
The 30-year-old veteran will get his first action of the season in next week's Darlington Raceway event. Earnhardt was originally slated to kickoff the season at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but the Coronavirus shutdown put those plans out of reach. Earnhardt has 73-career Xfinity Series starts to his credit, and he brings consistency and experience to the table for this race team.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Earnhardt started roughly half the schedule last season, split among several different race teams. He rounded out 2018 in 10 starts with Gaunt Brothers Racing in the No. 96 Toyota. At the time of this writing that team's plans for this season haven't been announced, but it has been widely speculated that Earnhardt could return and race with them in 2019. In his part-time slate with GBR, he forged just one Top-25 finish vs. four finishes outside the Top 35. It was a challenging situation for Earnhardt and this small race team. If they resume the upcoming season with Earnhardt, it would likely be Mark Hillman calling the shots from atop the tool box.
Earnhardt was released by Circle Sport Racing at the end of last season. He's currently a free agent driver and looking for opportunities in the Cup Series in 2018.
Signed with Circle Sport – TMG Racing in early February. Looks like he’ll get most, if not the entire, season in the team’s No. 33 Chevrolet. Earnhardt has only 24 starts of Cup Series experience and not racing very competitively in those efforts. It will be a steep learning curve and big challenge for him to have much impact if he does race the full schedule. Earnhardt is a fan favorite for the obvious reason, but he’ll face a tough test with this small race team in 2017.
The youngest of the racing Earnhardts will make his move into NASCAR's top division in 2016. The son of Kerry Earnhardt and grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt will take the wheel of the No. 32 Ford of Go FAS Racing, and take on a heavy part-time schedule. It's expected to be somewhere between 20 and 32 events for the young driver. Earnhardt has 66 starts of Xfinity Series racing over the last six years, but for small ill-equipped teams. He also made just two Sprint Cup starts last season for this very same Go FAS Racing team. It's great to see another generation of the Earnhardt family make it to NASCAR's top level, but we have to be realistic about his chances to impact the series. Due to this team's small size and limited resources, the lack of experience of Earnhardt in Cup cars, the anticipated impact will be very small.
The 23-year-old son of Kerry Earnhardt will get his first taste of full-time action in the Nationwide Series this year. Earnhardt will compete for Rookie of the Year honors in the seat of GGR’s Ford Mustang. The grandson of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr. has only had 10 spot starts in this racing series over the last four years, so this season will be a crash-course in full season action. Earnhardt only managed a top finish of 21st last season, so it could be a long year competing with this small race team.
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Limited Xfinity Series Schedule
XFINITY Series
February 7, 2020
JD Motorsports with Gary Keller is pleased to announce the return of Earnhardt to the driver lineup for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, JD Motorsports PR reports.
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Third in Alsco 300
XFINITY Series
May 25, 2019
Earnhardt finished third in the Alsco 300 Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon.
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Signs Part-Time Deal with Joe Gibbs Racing
XFINITY Series
November 10, 2018
Earnhardt will compete in a nine-race NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019 with sponsorship from Xtreme Concepts Inc. Earnhardt will make his debut in the No. 18 Xtreme Concepts Toyota Supra in the season-opening Xfinity Series race Feb. 16 at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR.com reports.
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More Races Planned with Premium Motorsports
NASCAR Cup
June 1, 2018
Expect to see Earnhardt competing in more Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races with Premium Motorsports, the driver confirmed to The Racing Experts.
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Parts Ways with StarCom Racing
NASCAR Cup
March 19, 2018
Earnhardt and StarCom Racing have decided to mutually part ways for the time being. Earnhardt, the fourth-generation driver, has piloted the No. 00 VRX Simulators Chevrolet for the first five MENCS events in 2018, Jeffrey Earnhardt PR reports.
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