BUSCH: Burr Motorsports fields two-car team

Burr Motorsports launches Busch Series effort. CHINA GROVE, NC -- James Burr, founder and Chief Executive Officer of National Peening Inc., has launched a two car team which will advance on the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series in 2003. Burr...

Burr Motorsports launches Busch Series effort.

CHINA GROVE, NC -- James Burr, founder and Chief Executive Officer of National Peening Inc., has launched a two car team which will advance on the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series in 2003. Burr Motorsports (BMS) will run a limited schedule in 2003, with plans to run a complete schedule in 2004.

National Peening Inc., is the United States' second largest company performing shot peening, a cold working metal treatment process that increases resistance to fatigue and stress corrosion failures, thus preventing premature fatigue failures in metal parts. The automotive industry and motorsports in particular are prime customers of the shot peening processes.

Having raced and worked with NASCAR greats such as Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, and Ernie Irvan--James Burr is well known within the NASCAR Community.Burr's personal experience in building his own race cars, combined with his business expertise in perfecting and utilizing the shot peening process, makes Burr Motorsports a natural to achieve greatness on the NASCAR circuit.

"I've been involved in racing from the outside in for a long time," Burr says. "I think now is a great time to be involved in this exciting sport and I am proud to be putting together a team that I expect to see in the Winner's Circle within the year."

Burr Motorsports will enter a two-car team in 2003. Negotiations are currently underway with top-name drivers as well as sponsors, and an announcement is expected soon. All administrative staff are in place, and road and shop crews are currently being assembled. The team will be based out of a 10,000 square foot facility in China Grove, North Carolina; construction to add an additional 4,000 square feet is currently underway.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Ernie Irvan