JIMMY CLOSES OUT 2018 SEASON WITH BIG WEEKEND
(November 26, 2018)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr., of Soperton, Georgia, wrapped up his version of the 2018 campaign from November 23-25 in a pair of high-profile specials in his home state of Georgia. In the annual 'Turkey 100' at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia, Jimmy drove the CVR House Car and eventually relied on a provisional to gain access into Saturday's $20,000 to win Crate Late Model headliner. Jimmy wound up retiring early in the 100-lap affair and was eventually credited with a twenty-fifth place performance. On Sunday, a $10,000 top prize was up for grabs in the rain-postponed 'Gobbler 100' at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia. Back in his own personal car, Jimmy timed in second quickest in Group A during NLMSCS qualifying, won his loaded heat race, and later wound up twelfth in the 75-lap main event after folding his nose under early in the distance. Full results from both showdowns can be viewed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com and www.cochranspeedway.com.

SHARPE, JR. MOVES UP TO EIGHTH IN EARLY BIRD!
(November 19, 2018)
The 7th Annual 'Early Bird 50' was next up on the schedule for the #26jr team on November 17-18 at Needmore Speedway in Norman Park, Georgia. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. suffered problems during his heat race, but was able to start thirteenth on the feature grid on Sunday. Despite the track taking rubber, which made it difficult to pass, Jimmy was able to work his way past five competitors to land in the eighth finishing position. Full results can be found online by clicking on www.raceneedmorespeedway.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. LANDS IN TOP TEN AT ALL-TECH
(November 4, 2018)
Soperton, Georgia ace Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. returned to racing action behind the wheel of a new car on Saturday, November 3 at All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida. The 'Deep Dixie Late Model Challenge' took center stage in the Sunshine State and a $10,000 top prize was on the line for the Late Model division. Jimmy did not qualify well in his first competitive laps in the new car, but later stormed to third in his heat race. After rolling off from the outside of the second row in the 100-lap main event, Jimmy was headed towards a possible podium effort in the extra-distance affair. While running in the third spot late in the feature, Jimmy's frame unfortunately dug into the race track and he went for a spin, which ultimately caused him to finish ninth in the final rundown. Complete results from the 'Deep Dixie Late Model Challenge' can be accessed online at www.alltechraceway.com.

SHARPE, JR. STREAKS TO TOP FIVE AT VOLUSIA!
(June 10, 2018)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team ventured south to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida on Saturday evening, June 9 for the annual running of the 'Powell Memorial.' Jimmy stopped the clock fourth fastest in his group during qualifying prior to running third in his loaded heat race. Armed with a crate motor in his XR1 Rocket Chassis in the $10,000 to win headliner, Jimmy streaked past thirteen competitors during the 67 lap affair en route to a stellar fifth place performance. The Soperton, Georgia ace trailed only winner Mark Whitener, John Kellum, Kyle Van Sickle, and Wil Herrington at the completion of the 'Powell Memorial' at VSP! Full results can be accessed online at www.vspracing.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. NABS TOP TEN IN PINE TREE 100
(May 6, 2018)
The #26jr team returned to dirt-slinging competition on Saturday night, May 5 at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia. The annual 'Pine Tree 100' was held for the Crate Late Models and a $5,000 winner's check was on the line. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. battled a tight racecar all night long and posted the fifteenth quickest time during the qualifying session. After starting the 40-lap feature event from the inside of the eighth row, Jimmy was able to scoot past five competitors on the one-groove racing surface to secure a solid tenth place showing. Full results from last night at Swainsboro can be viewed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

SHARPE, JR. INVADES SENOIA FOR SPRING NAT'LS
(April 1, 2018)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing made a last minute decision to invade Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on Saturday evening, March 31 for a $10,000 to win Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series shootout. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. knocked down the thirteenth fastest lap in Group A during the qualifying session before finishing seventh in his loaded heat race. Jimmy was then not able to transfer through his B-Main and unfortunately missed out on the 60-lap main event, which was eventually won by Dale McDowell. Full results from last night at Senoia Raceway can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.

UP-AND-DOWN WEEKEND FOR #26JR TEAM...
(March 25, 2018)
Soperton, Georgia native Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. suffered through an up-and-down weekend on March 23-24 at Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia and East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama. On Friday night in a $2,000 to win NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series showdown at Cochran, Jimmy led all but three circuits in the headliner and appeared to emerge victorious in the 'Cochran Clash' weekend opener. Unfortunately, his motor was not deemed legal in post-race inspection and he was dropped to twenty-fourth in the final finishing order. At EAMS on Saturday evening, Jimmy broke a motor in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series hot laps for the $12,000 to win 'Bama Bash,' which unfortunately sidelined him for the remainder of the night. Full results from both weekend shows can be viewed online at www.nesmithracing.com and www.lucasdirt.com.

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. BATTLES FOR SWAINSBORO LEAD
(March 18, 2018)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing rolled into Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on Saturday evening, March 17 for a $2,000 to win Crate Late Model battle. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. laid down the fifth quickest lap during the qualifying session before starting the 30-lapper from the inside of the third row. Jimmy then quickly moved up to second and was battling for the race lead when he accidentally hit the emergency shut-off, which caused his #26jr machine to spin. The Soperton, Georgia ace then rebounded from the tail to salvage a sixth place showing behind only winner Joshua Bishop, Joseph Brown, Cody Overton, Chesley Dixon, and Shannon Graham. Full results from last night at Swainsboro can be viewed online at www.swainsbororaceway.com.

SHARPE, JR. NEARLY REPEATS IN MODOC 100
(March 11, 2018)
Soperton, Georgia ace Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. returned to Modoc Raceway in Modoc, South Carolina on Saturday evening, March 10 looking for his second straight 'Modoc 100' race title. Jimmy easily earned Fast Time honors during the Crate Late Model qualifying session and later started the 50-lap headliner from the outside of the front row. Jimmy then had a good shot at the $5,000 payday, as he was leading with only four laps to go when eventual winner Travis Pennington muscled his way past the #26jr to grab the point. "The Showstopper" wound up slipping back to fourth - after washing up the racetrack - and crossed the checkers behind only Pennington, Brandon Overton, and Ben Faircloth. Full results from the 'Modoc 100' can be viewed online at www.modocraceway.com. (Richard Barnes Photo)

JIMMY SHARPE, JR. FIFTH IN CHEVY PERFORMANCE 100
(March 5, 2018)
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26jr team kicked off their version of the 2018 racing season on March 3-4 in the 'Chevrolet Performance 100' at the historic East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama. The Crate Late Model special at EAMS paid $10,000 to the winner. Jimmy qualified fifth fastest in Group B during the qualifying session, which locked him into the outside of the fifth row for Sunday's 100-lap grand finale. The Soperton, Georgia ace pitted on lap thirty to get a tire, but then started storming back through the pack from the tail. Jimmy eventually made it all the way up to fifth, which is where he finished behind only victor Joseph Brown, Rick Culpepper, Mark Whitener, and Clint Smith! Complete results from the 'Chevrolet Performance 100' can be accessed online at www.eamsdirt.com.

SHARPE, JR. WELCOMES OIL EXPRESS ON BOARD!!!
(February 21, 2018)
As their 2018 campaign rapidly approaches, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing would like to welcome Oil Express / Sharps Total Performance for coming on board as a sponsor for the upcoming season! Owner Scott Sharp has several Oil Change & Lube locations around Tennessee including his main location at 816 Merchants Drive in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. still plans to unload his XR1 Rocket racecar for the first time in '18 on March 3-4 at East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama in the 602 & 604 Late Model 'Crate Nationals,' which boasts a $10,000 top prize. Jimmy will pick up his XR1 ride from Rocket Chassis in Shinnston, West Virginia next week before heading straight to EAMS to kick off his racing season! Once again, Jimmy would like to thank Oil Express and all of his other great sponsors for their continued support of his #26jr team!!!

 

 

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