STATESVILLE, NC (October 22, 2003)-Evernham Motorsports announces Jeremy Mayfield signed an extension to his current contract with the organization. The extension outlines plans for Mayfield to remain as the driver of the No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW...
STATESVILLE, NC (October 22, 2003)-Evernham Motorsports announces Jeremy Mayfield signed an extension to his current contract with the organization. The extension outlines plans for Mayfield to remain as the driver of the No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge through 2005.
"Jeremy Mayfield remains a valuable asset to our organization," said Ray Evernham, president and CEO, Evernham Motorsports. "We have learned and accomplished a lot in the two years that Jeremy has been with our organization. He and the rest of the Dew Crew have worked hard this year and have proven that they have what it takes to contend for wins. I look forward to more success for the No. 19 Dodge with Jeremy behind the wheel."
Mayfield joined Evernham Motorsports in 2002 as driver of the No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge. Including his most recent race at Martinsville Speedway, he has five top-five and 13 top-10 finishes during his tenure at Evernham Motorsports. He earned the pole position at Talladega in April of this year and is currently 20th in the Winston Cup points standings.
"Over the past few years, driving for Evernham Motorsports has been the best opportunity for me to showcase my strengths as a driver," said Mayfield. "That's why I'm excited that we are going to continue what we started out to do. Our team has pulled together, and we're beginning to show what we are capable of on a weekly basis."
Evernham Motorsports is a professional race team fielding two cars, the No. 9 and the No. 19 Dodge Intrepids, in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. Backed by nearly 3,000 Dodge Dealers and 65,000 UAW DaimlerChrysler members, Evernham Motorsports is committed to building championship race teams through dedication, teamwork and technology. For more information about Evernham Motorsports, visit www.evernhammotorsports.com.