JR. TRANSFERS INTO POWELL MEMORIAL!
23, 2022) Next up on the racing calendar for the
#26JR team was a trip to All-Tech Raceway in Ellisville, Florida
on October 21-22 for the 27th edition of the 'Powell Family Memorial.'
The Crate Racin' USA Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned all of the
action at the Sunshine State speedplant and 73 competitors signed
into the pit area to do battle for the $27,000 first place prize.
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. clicked off the second fastest lap in his group
during the qualifying session on Friday night prior to running a
strong second in his loaded heat race. After starting the 67-lap
headliner on Saturday evening from the inside of the sixth row,
Jimmy was unfortunately turned into the wall by another competitor
early in the race and was ultimately placed twenty-ninth in the
final finishing order. Complete results from the 'Powell Family
Memorial' can be accessed online by clicking on www.crateracinusa.com.
TOP TEN FOR JIMMY SHARPE,
JR. AT SWAINSBORO
16, 2022) The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team made
the trek to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia on Saturday
night, October 15. The Schaeffer's Oil Southern Nationals Series
sanctioned the action and a $10,053 top prize was on the line. Jimmy
Sharpe, Jr. stopped the clock thirteenth fastest overall during
the Super Late Model qualifying session and later finished sixth
in heat race action. After starting the 53-lap feature event from
the inside of the sixth row, Jimmy raced hard for a top ten finish
in the contest - ultimately bringing his #26JR entry home in the
tenth finishing position. Complete results can be accessed online
(Richard Barnes Photo)
JIMMY TACKLES MICHAEL HEAD,
25, 2022) Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. made a last minute decision
to invade Senoia Raceway in Senoia, Georgia on Saturday evening,
September 24. The annual 'Michael Head, Jr. Memorial' was on tap
and a $5,054 winner's check was up for grabs. Jimmy laid down the
thirteenth fastest lap in Group A during Southern All Stars Dirt
Racing Series (SAS) time trials before placing eighth in his loaded
heat race. After starting the 54-lapper from the outside of the
twelfth row, Jimmy moved past several racecars before ultimately
retiring in the seventeenth finishing position. Complete results
from last night at Senoia Raceway can be viewed online by clicking
JIMMY SHARPE, JR. MAKES
FIRST TRIP TO FLORENCE
14, 2022) The 2022 campaign for the Jimmy Sharpe,
Jr. Racing team continued from August 11-13 in the 40th Annual 'North/South
100' at Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky. Following a rain-out
on Thursday night, a $5,000 to win preliminary event took place
at the Cincinnati-area venue on Friday evening. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr.,
who was making his first-ever visit to Florence, ran ninth in his
loaded heat race prior to winding up twenty-third in the final rundown
of his 25-lap feature.
Once Saturday rolled around at the 1/2-mile oval, all eyes at Florence
Speedway were fixated on the whopping $75,000 top prize in the 'North/South
100.' Jimmy finished seventh in his stacked heat race and thirteenth
in his B-Main. Unfortunately, Jimmy was unable to make the start
in the 100-lap crown jewel headliner that was ultimately won by
Jonathan Davenport. Complete results from the Lucas Oil Late Model
Dirt Series biggie can be accessed online by clicking on www.lucasdirt.com.
(Heath Lawson Photography)
SHARPE, JR. GRABS TOP TEN
AT TOCCOA RACEWAY!
27, 2022) Following a rain-out with the Schaeffer's
Oil Southern Nationals Series on Sunday, July 24 at Swainsboro Raceway
in Swainsboro, Georgia, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. followed the tour to Toccoa
Raceway in Toccoa, Georgia on Tuesday night, July 26 for the track's
67th Anniversary spectacular. Jimmy finished fifth in his loaded
heat race to advance into the $10,067 to win headliner. After rolling
off from the inside of the seventh row in the 67-lap contest, Jimmy
was able to work his way past four competitors to earn a strong
ninth place performance. Complete results from the historic Peach
State oval can be accessed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
(Rick Neff Photo)
JIMMY SHARPE, JR. ENTERS
MILLION & DREAM
12, 2022) After a long layoff, the Jimmy Sharpe,
Jr. Racing team paid a visit to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio
from June 8-11 to compete in both the 'Eldora Million' and the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream.' Following a washout on Wednesday night, the entire
'Eldora Million' extravaganza took place on Thursday at the 1/2-mile,
high-banked venue. In the $12,000 to win daytime preliminary event,
Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. finished tenth in his heat race and fourteenth
in his B-Main. In the nightcap that boasted a $1,002,022 top prize,
Jimmy ran thirteenth in his loaded heat race and was not able to
advance into a B-Main.
Over the weekend at the "Big E," all eyes
at Eldora Speedway were focused on the annual running of the 'Dirt
Late Model Dream,' which kicked off with another $12,000 to win
preliminary show on Friday evening. Jimmy placed twelfth in his
heat race and thirteenth in his B-Main. In Saturday's $128,000 to
win 'Dirt Late Model Dream,' Jimmy finished eighth in his stacked
heat race and eleventh in his B-Main. Unfortunately, he was unable
to transfer his #26jr BWRC mount into any of the four feature events.
Complete results from the rainy week in the Buckeye State can be
viewed online at www.eldoraspeedway.com.
(Zach Yost Racing Photography)
SHARPE, JR. BACK IN ACTION
IN EAMS VISIT
8, 2022) The #26JR team made their way to the historic
East Alabama Motor Speedway in Phenix City, Alabama on Saturday
night, May 7. The Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals Series sanctioned
the annual running of the 'Jimmy Thomas Memorial' and a $10,053
first place prize was up for grabs. Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. clicked off
the twenty-first quickest lap overall during qualifying before finishing
ninth in his loaded heat race due to a spin. He later rebounded
to run sixth in the B-Main, but that was a few mere positions away
from a coveted transfer spot into the 53-lap feature event. Complete
results from last night at EAMS can be viewed online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.
26JR TEAM CONTINUES SEASON
IN TAR RIVER RUMBLE
24, 2022) Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. and his #26JR team ventured
north to County Line Raceway in Elm City, North Carolina on Saturday
evening, April 23. The Ultimate Super Late Model Series presided
over the 'Tar River Rumble' and a $5,000 paycheck was up for grabs.
Jimmy stopped the clock tenth quickest in Group A during qualifying
prior to running fifth in his consolation race. After rolling off
from the inside of the tenth row in the 40-lap headliner, Jimmy
was unfortunately caught up in a wreck and was forced to rally from
the back of the pack. At the checkers, Jimmy had salvaged a steady
eleventh place effort at CLR. Complete results from last night can
be viewed online at www.ultimatesupers.com.
JIMMY SHARPE, JR. TENTH
IN SWAINSBORO STOP!
6, 2022) The Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. Racing team roared
into Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Georgia and Senoia Raceway
in Senoia, Georgia on March 4-5 for a pair of $10,053 to win Schaeffer's
Oil Spring Nationals Series shootouts. On Friday night in the series
opener at Swainsboro, Jimmy Sharpe, Jr. timed in fifth quickest
overall during qualifying, placed second in his heat race, and later
ran in the top five early in the 53-lap contest. At the checkers
at the 'Boro, Jimmy found himself paid for a solid tenth place performance.
At Senoia on Saturday evening, Jimmy finished seventh in his stacked
heat race and won the B-Main, but unfortunately was the first retiree
in the 53-lapper and officially wound up twenty-third in the final
rundown. Full results from both Peach State ovals can be viewed
online at www.southernnationalsseries.com.