Jeb Burton
28-Year-Old Driver  
Kaulig Racing
2020 Fantasy Outlook
JRM has signed Daniel Hemric to pilot the team's car for most of the schedule, a total of 21 starts. Youngster Burton will take the wheel for 11 starts, and Earnhardt Jr. will get one start early in the season at Homestead. While there are three drivers for this team, it will mostly be an effort for Hemric. He comes over from the Cup Series last year in the RCR No. 8 Chevrolet. When Hemric last raced in the Xfinity Series he stacked up 16 Top-5 and 23 Top-10 finishes for old boss Richard Childress in 2018. The 28-year-old driver now has well over 100 combined starts in NASCAR's lower divisions. That experience will show in the No. 8 JRM Chevrolet Camaro. Read Past Outlooks
Joins Kaulig Racing for 2021
November 16, 2020
Kaulig Racing announced the addition of Burton to its NASCAR Xfinity Series driver lineup. Burton, son of NASCAR legend Ward Burton, will compete for the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship, Kaulig Racing PR reports.
Burton will shift to full-time Xfinity Series competition with Kaulig Racing in 2021. He'll take the wheel of the team's No. 10 Chevrolet in pursuit of the Xfinity Series championship. Burton grabbed three Top-5 and six Top-10 finishes in an 11-race effort with JR Motorsports last season. He'll be seeking his first-career series win with his new race team next season.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Burton will make at least five starts in the strong No. 8 Chevy of JR Motorsports. This team is a multi-driver operation, however, with a lot of upside due to the team's strength, personnel and good equipment. Burton made only three Xfinity Series starts last season with a pair of Top-15 finishes in those efforts for Richard Childress Racing.
Burton's 2018 plans have not been announced.
Burton signed with Richard Petty Motorsports in February 2016 to drive the No. 43 Ford in the Xfinity Series.
The 20-year-old son of Sprint Cup Series driver Ward Burton will get his first full taste of NASCAR action in the truck series. Burton will follow his five-start effort of 2012 with a full 22-race slate in 2013. The up-and-coming driver earned one Top-10 finish in those five starts, so talent is clearly there. However, lots of lessons will be learned this season. Burton will pilot the No. 4 Turner Motorsports truck, so good equipment and good team support will be there. Mike Hillman Jr. will do the honors at crew chief and make Burton’s quest for Rookie of the Year an easier task.
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Runner-up Finish at Richmond
September 12, 2020
Burton finished second in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 Xfinity Series race at Richmond Raceway Saturday afternoon.
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Xfinity Pole at Indianapolis
July 2, 2020
Burton will start from the pole for the Pennzoil 150 Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon.
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Third at Talladega
June 20, 2020
Burton finished third in the Unhinged 300 Xfinity Series race at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon.
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Shuffled to rear after failing inspection
June 20, 2020
Burton will start Saturday's race at the rear of the field after failing tech inspection three times, Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports reports.
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Xfinity Series Sponsor Named
February 7, 2019
State Water Heaters has joined JR Motorsports as a sponsor for the NASCAR Xfinity Series season. In the agreement, the team's No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro will carry the State Water Heaters brand as primary partner in five events during Xfinity Series competition with Burton, reports.
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