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Tommy Joe Martins gets Bristol Sponsors
Driver: B.J. McLeod / Tommy Joe Martins
Sponsor: JW Transport
The Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway will be a special weekend for B.J. McLeod Motorsports. On April 14th, 2018, B.J. will race in his 75th NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Race. The sponsors and team are over joyed of this achievement of their owner/ driver.
B.J.’s racing career started when he was 3 racing ATV’s. He transitioned in his racing career to Go-carts at 5 years old and dominated the track with over 300 wins and 18 championships at regional, state and national levels. The driver from Florida continued to let his passion for motorsports drive him. He started stock car racing at 13 years old. In 1997, McLeod added another impressive accomplishment to his record; he was the youngest driver to win his first Super Late Model race at Orlando Speed World. McLeod’s success in Super Late Models with over 100 wins continued to fuel his dream to race in NASCAR.
Be sure to tune into the Fitzgerald Gilder Kits 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway at 1:00pm to witness this historic day in B.J.’s career.
B.J. will be driving the #78 car and Tommy Joe Martins will be in BJMM’s second car the #8.
"Awesome to have some decals on this car for a change," Martins said. "Seriously this is a big deal for us. Ken Gilreath & I have worked hard to put all this together, & I can't thank him enough. It's neat to have Knoxville companies on this car for a home race at Bristol. BJ McLeod Motorsports has come such a long way since last season - it's cool to see some of that hard work being rewarded."
Martins has run four races in the #8 car this season with a 27th place average finish, nearly four positions better than the #78 car he drove for BJMM in 2017. In his only Xfinity start at Bristol Motor Speedway, Martins qualified & finished 33rd. The Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 starts at 1:00 ET April 14th on FS1. – Martins PR
EPIC Racewear and B.J. McLeod Motorsports (BJMM) have formed a partnership to have EPIC Racewear design and produce the team’s multi-car crew shirt and some fan apparel for the 2018 NASCAR season. Epic Racewear is a company fueled by the passion of racing, with operating standards where the customer is treated as we would like to be treated – fairly and honestly. Dan and Bob Bailey founded EPIC, and have exploded into the racing community. Family ties & friendships, plus a 40 year old family business has paved the way for instant trust. Quality customer service throughout the ordering process and post-sale follow up to ensure client satisfaction pledges word of mouth advertising, and ensures repeat customers. EPIC is proud to offer individual custom designs - most of which are included with a race wear purchase. EPIC strives to avoid minimums, setup fees and other supplemental charges whenever possible.
B.J. McLeod Motorsports is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The team is owned by B.J. McLeod and his wife Jessica. Please email PR@BJMcLeodmotorsports.com or call (704)230.8720 for any public relations requests.