Jamie McMurray exploded onto the NASCAR scene when, in 2002, he scored a win in his second-career Sprint Cup Series start while substituting for the injured Sterling Marlin. The former world karting champion worked his way up through the NASCAR Truck Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series before signing with Chip Ganassi Racing, where he ran his first full season of Sprint Cup Series action in 2003 en route to being named the series’ Rookie of the Year. He joined Roush-Fenway Racing in 2006 and established himself as one of the top drivers in the Ford Racing stable, scoring two of his biggest career Sprint Cup wins at the famous superspeedways of Daytona and Talladega. For 2010, Jamie returned to race for Ganassi at Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing and continued his winning ways in his first race at the Daytona 500 and later took the prestigious Brickyard 400 for a sweep of NASCAR’s two biggest events of the season.
In 2014 Jamie again was victorious in one of NASCAR’s biggest events, with the biggest purse: The $1M-to-win Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Along with Chip Ganassi Racing team mates Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Kyle Larson, Jamie helped power Chip Ganassi Racing to victory lane in one of sports cars most prestigious events: The 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Made his first NASCAR Cup Series playoffs in 2015 and backed that up with consecutive post season appearances in 2016 and 2017.
Born June 3, 1976…raised in Joplin, Mo…resides in Mooresville, N.C. with wife Christy, their son and daughter…active with his charity, the Jamie McMurray Foundation, which has donated over $225,000 to Autism Speaks and other children’s charities.…as former standout in the karting world, participates in select karting races across the nation…focuses on his fitness and nutrition and completed his first marathon in December of 2017 with a time of 3:25:14…enjoys running, cycling, fishing, the outdoors and racing radio controlled cars.
» 2017, 2016 & 2015 qualifier for the NASCAR Cup Series post season
» 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona winner
» 2014 Sprint All-Star Race winner
» 2010 Daytona 500 winner
» 2010 Brickyard 400 winner
» 7 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories
» 11 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series poles
» Over 160 career NASCAR Sprint Cup top-ten finishes
» 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year
» Quickest winner in NASCAR History – 2nd career start
» 8 career NASCAR Nationwide Series victories
» 3 career NASCAR Nationwide Series poles
» 68 career NASCAR Nationwide Series top-ten finishes
» 1 career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory
» 3 career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series poles
Turned in one of the most consistent seasons of his career with 17 top-10 finishes and qualified for the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs for the third straight year.
Made the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs for the second consecutive year. Also made his 500th career Cup start.
Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona race winner. Made the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.
Sprint All-Star Race winner. Earned two poles, seven Top 5 and 13 Top 10 finishes.
One win, one pole, nine top-ten finishes and four top-five finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coming home 15th in the championship standings
Three top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a final ranking of 21st in the championship standings
One pole, two top-fives and four top-tens in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series along with finishing 2nd in the Rolex 24 at Daytona
Three wins (including the 2010 Daytona 500 and the 2010 Brickyard 400), four poles, nine top-five finishes, 12 top-ten finishes and 14th in the final points standings
One win, one top-five finishes, five top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
One win, one pole, four top-five finishes and 11 top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Spring Cup Series
Three top-five finishes and nine top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Three top-five finishes and Seven top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Four top-five finishes, ten top-ten finishes and 12th in the final points standing for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Nine top-five finishes and 23 top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series while also winning three NASCAR Nationwide Series races
First full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series where he earned one pole, five top-five finishes, 13 top-ten finishes, 13th in the final points standings and Rookie of the Year honors
McMurray captured his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Charlotte Motor Speedway while filling in for Sterling Marlin. He also ran a full-time NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule where he brought back two wins, six top-five, and 14 top-ten finishes. This performance brought him home 6th in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings.
Earned three top-ten finishes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series
Competed in 15 NASCAR Craftsmen Truck Series races where he earned two poles, one top-five and three top-ten finishes