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|Posted: Thursday Mar 5th, 2020 05:12 PM||
|CHARLOTTE, NC (March 5, 2020) - The start of Jesse's rookie Xfinity season has already been filled with many first time and exciting experiences both on and off the track.
With a new year comes a new team - JD Motorsports with Gary Keller - and new sponsors for the team including Series Seating and Kabat, Schertzer, De LaTorre, Taraboulos & Company (KSDT CPA), and returning as partners with Jeses Little Racing Skuttle Tight and Dkota Investments.
In addition to all of the firsts of the season, Jesse's season started strong as he pulled double duty during the season openers at the historic Daytona International Speedway in both the Xfinity and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series'.
Restrictor plate racing is infamous for the drivers having to avoid the inevitable wrecks, and Jesse stayed out of trouble until the last few laps during each of the races. Jesse and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team brought home a 19th place finish during the NASCAR Racing Experience 300, and with the Teletrac Navman Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Silverado Jesse and the Diversified Motorsports team finished 24th in the NexEnergy250.
Week 2 of the Xfinity season brought us to our first stop on the West Coast tour with a stop in Sin City. The desert provided unusual weather with several rain delays and attempts at starting the Boyd Gaming 300 before the race was postponed to Sunday following the Cup race. Jesse had another great race and brought home a 14th place finish.
During the second leg of the West Coast tour the Xfinity series visited the beautiful Auto Club Speedway in Fontana CA. Before Jesse made any laps around the track there was some off track activities that he was looking forward to. Thursday afternoon Jesse visited with the patients and staff at Shriners for Children Medical Center where he toured the facilities, signed autographs and spent time with Shriner Patient ambassador Sebastian Perez. Sebastian and his family also joined Jesse and his JD Motorsports team at honorary crew members and guests for the race weekend. Friday evening after practice Jesse and teammates also visited 4th and Mill in Ontario, CA. where they had the opportunity to sign autographs for guests.
Saturday Jesse and the JD Motorsports team got back to work and rolled off the grid with a solid 16th position for the Production Alliance Group 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Again, Jesse was able to avoid the on track incidents and finished 28th.
Looking forward to Phoenix, Jesse is excited to again provide the opportunity for another Shriners Ambassador and patient Kaitlyn Leingangt and family to visit with Jesse and join the team as honorary crew members. Keep watching for these special moments through the remainder of the season as Jesse partners with Shriners for more experiences with additional Ambassador patients.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children: Shriners has a mission to:
Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.
Provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families.
This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin, or ability of a patient or family to pay.
Our vision is becoming the best at transforming children's lives by providing exceptional healthcare through innovative research, in a patient and family-centered environment.
About KSDT CPA: Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Company (KSDT CPA) is one of South Florida's largest and fastest-growing accounting and advisory firms, providing a full range of tax and estate planning services, audits and reviews, forensic accounting, litigation support and businesses valuation services to a broad range of individuals and
About Series Seating: Series Seating is an industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of ergonomic seating systems. Series Seating is based in Miami, Florida, and has over 35 years in the seating industry.
About Dkota Investments: The Dkota team includes a blend of experienced Construction, Managerial and Client Services professionals with over 30 years experience in real estate development projects, working with Fortune 500 companies on Build-to-Suit projects. We conduct regular Client meetings that include feedback during the design-build process as well as follow-up meetings to assess the Client's continuing and changing needs and an evaluation of our performance as part of Dkota's full service package.
About Skuttle Tight: Skuttle Tight is a new insulated sealing attic access system. Whether it's installing in new construction or replacing that old drafty attic hatch, Skuttle Tight is America's premier attic entry system manufacturer. Skuttle Tight is based in Willmar, MN.
About JD Motorsports with Gary Keller: Johnny Davis, CEO and General Manager has been affiliated in NASCAR Competition for over 27 years. Johnny and his team are determined to build teams with character that will paint a professional image and offer cost-effective advertising and marketing programs to sponsors, provide exciting entertainment to our fans, and keeping n mind the ultimate goal: "Winning while enjoying the sport."
About Diversified Motorsports: Diversified Motorsports Enterprises is a brand new NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series team to debut in 2020 in the 2020 NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Friday, February 14, 2020. DME is owned by the entrepreneur and the second youngest Truck Series owner Logan Puckett.
Follow Jesse on the Track:
Xfinity Series IK9 Service Dog 200 March 7, 2020
Practice: March 6 2:35 & 5:02 PM
Qualifying: March 7 1:05 PM
Race Day: March 7 4:00 PM Television FS1
"Sometimes it's to your advantage for people to think you're crazy." - Thelonious Monk
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