Jamie McMurray


Biography


Jamie McMurray is the driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet SS in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) for Chip Ganassi Racing. Throughout his racing career, McMurray has more than 720 starts in NASCAR’s top three series.

McMurray is one of only three drivers to have won the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400 in a single season (2010).  In addition to his successful career in NASCAR, McMurray joined fellow CGR teammates Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Kyle Larson as the winning team in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2015. With the victory McMurray etched his name in the record books once again by becoming one of only four drivers to have ever won the Daytona 500 and the Rolex 24 At Daytona.  Racing legends A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, and newly minted Jeff Gordon are the only other drivers to have won both races. 

The 2017 season will mark the 15th full-time year of MENCS competition for the 2003 MENCS Rookie of the Year. To date, McMurray has more than 500 career starts in the MENCS resulting in seven wins, 58 top-fives and 143 top-10s. He also grabbed 11 pole awards and has led 1,867 laps of competition along the way.

About Jamie McMurray


Team: Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1
Birthday: July 03, 1976
Birthplace: Joplin, MO
Residence: Mooresville, NC
Height: 5'8''
Weight: 150 lbs
Primary Sponsor:
Car: No. 1 Chevrolet SS
Crew Chief: Matt McCall
Website: JamieMcMurray.com

Career Highlights


2016 Made second-consecutive appearance in the post-season playoffs, as a contender in The Chase for the NASCAR Championship. Made a milestone 500th series start in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Richmond International Raceway (Sept. 10).

2015 Won first Rolex 24 At Daytona. Earned a spot in The Chase for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series , four Top 5 and 10 Top 10 finishes.

2014 Sprint All-Star Race winner. Earned two poles, seven Top 5 and 13 Top 10 finishes.

2013 One win, one pole, nine top-ten finishes and four top-five finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series coming home 15th in the championship standings

2012 Three top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with a final ranking of 21st in the championship standings

2011 One pole, two top-fives and four top-tens in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series along with finishing 2nd in the Rolex 24 at Daytona

2010 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

2009 One win, one top-five finishes, five top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

2008 One win, one pole, four top-five finishes and 11 top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

2007 Three top-five finishes and nine top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

2006 Three top-five finishes and Seven top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

2005 Four top-five finishes, ten top-ten finishes and 12th in the final points standing for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

2004 Nine top-five finishes and 23 top-ten finishes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series while also winning three NASCAR XFINITY Series races

2003 First full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR 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 

2002 McMurray captured his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win at Charlotte Motor Speedway while filling in for Sterling Marlin. He also ran a full-time NASCAR XFINITY 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 XFINITY Series standings.

2001 Earned three top-ten finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series

2000 Competed in 15 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races where he earned two poles, one top-five and three top-ten finishes