FAQ FOR NASCAR'S 2017 RACE FORMAT ENHANCEMENTS

NASCAR's race enhancements announced Monday detailed how and why races will be run in stages in 2017. Below are answers to some of the potential questions. [...]
Countdown to Daytona: Elliott Sadler’s rare 2004 DIS win in No. 38

Just 38 days from today, the green flag will fly to start the Daytona 500 on FOX and, frankly, we can’t wait. A look through history reveals that the No. 38 once won a race at Daytona International Speedway in what is now known as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. [...]
Elliott Sadler to Pilot No. 1 Hunt Brothers® Pizza Entry for Two Events in 2017

JR Motorsports and Hunt Brothers Pizza have extended their partnership with a multi-year deal, as the brand joins Elliott Sadler and the No. 1 team as primary sponsor for two NASCAR Xfinity Series races in each of the next two seasons. In 2017, Sadler will drive the Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet Camaro at Atlanta Motor Speedway (March 4) and Kansas Speedway (Oct. 21).

“Hunt Brothers Pizza has been a great partner of mine for many years and a great supporter of JRM,” Sadler said. “As an owner of several Hunt Brothers Pizza locations, it’s awesome to sport their colors again in 2017. I live off of pepperoni pizza, so this is a natural fit for us to reunite once again on the track.” [...]
Elliott Sadler to compete in Daytona 500

Elliott Sadler, driver of the OneMain Chevrolet in the Xfinity Series announced today that he will compete in the 59th running of the Daytona 500 behind the wheel of the Tommy Baldwin Racing No.7 Golden Corral Chevrolet. [...]
For ex-Cup racers in Xfinity, the thrill of a title is all the same

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A driver's Sprint Cup career often doesn't end with the driver deciding to walk away. For many, it's a colder reality, a game of musical chairs with available rides and sponsors, and at some point the music stops and some drivers are left standing without anywhere to sit.

So they go looking for something else to make them happy, another car to race. For the three former Sprint Cup drivers competing in the Xfinity Series' inaugural elimination-style playoff system, they look forward to the chance to win a championship. They don't seem all that bitter and at least two of them aren't looking to run weekly on Sundays. [...]
Elliott Sadler holds on for Xfinity victory at Darlington

Elliott Sadler scored his first-career Darlington victory with a win Saturday’s VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. But it didn’t come easy, and he nearly gave it away. Sadler passed Denny Hamlin on a restart with 36 laps to go and led the rest of the way, but had to hold off one final challenge from Hamlin with two laps to go to preserve the victory for his second win of the season. [...]
Elliott Sadler survives brush with wall to best Denny Hamlin at Darlington

It looked like Elliott Sadler was in big trouble after making contact with the wall at Darlington as Saturday's XFINITY Series race wound down, but he held on for the victory. Elliott Sadler won the XFINITY Series race Saturday at Darlington Raceway, holding off Spint Cup driver driver Denny Hamlin despite brushing the wall with two laps to go. Sadler first passed Hamlin for the lead on Lap 112 of the 147-lap race. Then he held on for the victory -- even after hitting the outside wall and having Hamlin pull right up to his bumper with two to go. "I've thrown one away before -- and I almost threw this one away," Sadler said. ".. I've been wanting to win here a long time." [...]
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Elliott Sadler currently leads the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings and has amassed one win, four top-five and eight top-10 finishes for JRM in 2016[...]
Monday Rundown: Austin and Ty Dillon run strong; Elliott Sadler wins by the book
For several minutes after the Sparks Energy 300, it was a surreal scene as the cars of Brennan Poole and Elliott Sadler sat facing each other, about 50 feet apart near the start/finish line of Talladega Superspeedway, as the drivers waited for NASCAR to decide who actually won the Xfinity Series contest.

Sadler helped trigger a wreck that unfolded behind the leaders as they raced to the line. Running in second place exiting Turn 4, he got into the back of leader Joey Logano, sending Logano's car slewing out of control while Sadler veered across the double yellow line toward the infield grass, putting two wheels off the pavement. [...]
Elliott Sadler wins Xfinity race in a wild overtime finish at Talladega
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Elliott Sadler celebrated his 41st birthday Saturday with his first victory in almost two years.

Mired in a drought that dated to May 4, 2014, Sadler didn't mind waiting through a five-minute postrace review by NASCAR to be named the winner of the Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

NASCAR had to determine the leader after a caution froze the field in overtime. Brennan Poole crossed the finish line first but was denied his first career Xfinity Series win when NASCAR said the field was frozen with Sadler still ahead of Poole. [...]
NASCAR EXPLAINS REVIEW OF TALLADEGA FINISH
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- NASCAR XFINITY Series Managing Director Wayne Auton said officials felt "100 percent that we got it exactly right" in flagging Elliott Sadler the winner in Saturday's Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.

The official results were delayed after a hard crash involving Joey Logano and Blake Koch brought out the caution flag as the field raced to the checkered flag following an overtime restart at the fast, 2.66-mile superspeedway. [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Talladega Superspeedway
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, took home the victory in Saturday’s Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Talladega Superspeedway. The win, Sadler’s first with JR Motorsports and 11th in NXS competition, puts him back atop the series points standings.

Talladega Superspeedway is best known for tight bumper-to-bumper pack-racing as well as crazy finishes, and it definitely lived up to its hype today. Sadler knew that the OneMain Chevrolet was fast and he would prove it as he started the race from the ninth position and advanced to the fourth position in only 10 laps. The move all but cemented Sadler among the top five, where he displayed his restrictor-plate prowess for the bulk of the race. [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Talladega Superspeedway
“Talladega is a 200-mph chess match, and as fast as we were in Daytona, I know we will have a shot at winning this weekend. I’ve always enjoyed plate racing and go into it with a win-or-bring- the-steering-wheel-back mentality.” [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Richmond International Raceway
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished third in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Richmond International Raceway. Sadler fought hard all afternoon and regained second position in the NXS point standings.

Richmond International Raceway (RIR) hosted the second of four Xfinity Dash 4 Cash races. Starting fourth in the first of two heat races, the No.1 Camaro was fast and consistent. Sadler would lose one position at the start of the race, but would remain in the fifth position as the checkered flag for heat one fell on lap 35 [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Bristol Motor Speedway
“I love coming to Bristol Motor Speedway. It’s one of my favorite tracks and provides a very unique atmosphere. The heat races are going to be interesting, so we will see how that all plays out. Bristol is a place we know we have a chance to win” [...]
Dash 4 Cash Heat Racing Debuts for NASCAR XFINITY Series at Bristol
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 11, 2016) –The NASCAR XFINITY Series will take racing back to its roots with Heat races, beginning with the first of four Dash 4 Cash events Saturday, April 16, at Bristol Motor Speedway (12:30 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers will each compete in one of two 50-lap Heat races for the chance to be eligible to win $100,000 in the 200-lap Main event. As in years past, the potential for a $1,000,000 total payout stands. New for this year, a driver who wins multiple Dash 4 Cash bonuses will earn a spot in the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase, provided he/she remains eligible per the NASCAR rule book [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Texas Motor Speedway
“Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished seventh in Friday’s Texas 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Texas Motor Speedway. Sadler earned his sixth consecutive top-10 finish of 2016 and remains second in the NXS point standings. Sadler started his OneMain Chevrolet from the 15th position, maneuvering his way to the top 10 in only 17 laps and up to seventh by lap 42. Caution fell at Texas Motor Speedway on lap 45 and the No. 1 team went to work. The OneMain team made a tremendous pit stop and gained two positions on pit road, advancing Sadler to the top five. The No. 1 Camaro ran consistently in the top 10 for the majority of the first half of the race [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Auto Club Speedway
“Texas is one of my favorite mile-and-a-half tracks. It’s very fast and we spend a lot of time in the corner, so handling is a premium. This is one of the races I circle on the schedule. I love the state of Texas. We’ve had a couple of weeks off, so I’m ready to get back at it with Kevin (Meendering) and my guys.”
-Elliott Sadler [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Auto Club Speedway
“It’s the last week of the West Coast swing and we have high expectations for this weekend. We have a nice top-10 streak going and our cars have a lot of speed. We’re going to keep working hard to get our OneMain Chevrolet into Victory Lane” [...]
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished a solid eighth in Saturday’s Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Phoenix International Raceway
Sadler, who started his 300th career NXS race, earned a fourth consecutive top-10 finish in as many races this year and maintains the runner-up position in the championship standings. Sadler was methodical from the race’s outset, skillfully navigating pack traffic and gaining positions from a 16th-place starting spot. The OneMain Chevrolet showcased a lot of speed through the event, but was strongest on long green-flag runs. By lap 42, Sadler had worked his way into the 10th position [...]
Elliott Sadler and the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Phoenix International Raceway [...]
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished eighth in Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Las Vegas Motor Speedway [...]
Elliott Sadler hopes to find success racing for his friend Dale Earnhardt Jr. [...]
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished 9th in Saturday’s Heads Up Georgia 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and retained the top spot in the NXS championship point standings [...]
Entering Atlanta, Sadler leads the NXS standings with a total of 38 points and is three points ahead of second place [...]
After Saturday's XFINITY race at Daytona, Joey Logano and Elliott Sadler had a funny exchange in the media center [...]
Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet, finished fourth in Saturday’s POWERSHARES QQQ 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) race at Daytona International Speedway and secured the top spot in the NXS point standings.
Sadler started 10th and battled at the front of the pack for the entire race. Fighting a tight condition on the OneMain Chevrolet, Sadler leveraged superb pit stops by the No. 1 team and kept himself in the hunt all afternoon. With a fast ride that worked extremely well in the draft, Sadler maintained a position at the front of the field with JRM teammates Kasey Kahne and Chase Elliott. [...]
No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro at Daytona International Speedway
“I have always had a lot of success at restrictor-plate tracks, and with my cabin fever setting in, I’m ready to get down to Daytona. Kevin [Meendering, crew chief] and all the guys are anxious to get down there, too. We all feel like we have a great chance to win Daytona with the caliber of cars and teammates we have at JRM.” [...]
OneMain to Sponsor Cole Custer in Three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Events
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 16, 2016) – Cole Custer’s No. 00 Chevrolet Silverado will wear OneMain blue and white for three races in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) this season, beginning at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway (July 20).

OneMain, which joined JR Motorsports as backer of the No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet Camaro in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Elliott Sadler, will also be on Custer’s No. 00 entry at Talladega Superspeedway (Oct. 22) and again the following week at Martinsville Speedway (Oct. 29). [...]
2016 No. 1 OneMain Chevrolet
Elliott Sadler will carry OneMain’s familiar No. 1 on his Chevrolet Camaro in 2016 but with a fresh, new paint scheme, JR Motorsports announced today.

“We have a lot of exciting things happening already in this new partnership with JRM, and it’s great to be able to retain the number one and have a fresh, fun paint scheme for 2016,” said Sadler, who will begin his 19th season of Xfinity Series competition. [...]
Elliott Sadler to Drive OneMain Financial Chevrolet in NASCAR XFINITY Series
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2015) - JR Motorsports announced today a key component of the company’s future with the addition of OneMain Financial and driver Elliott Sadler to its NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) program for 2016. Sadler will compete full-time for JRM next season and pilot the OneMain Financial Chevrolet Camaro in pursuit of the NXS championship. [...]