Johnny Davis is the Man Behind JD Motorsports in the Nationwide Series


Johnny Davis is our next guest on Fan4Racing Fan2Fan NASCAR & Race Talk on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 9:25 pm ET.  Call 347-996-5176 during the LIVE broadcast with any questions or comments.  

JD Motorsports Mission Statement:

The JD Motorsports team is dedicated to becoming a top competitor in NASCAR events, developing and executing creative and effective advertising campaigns for our sponsors, and providing our fans with exciting entertainment and merchandise.”

Now, the CEO and General Manager of JD Motorsports, Johnny Davis’ affiliation with NASCAR competition has spanned over 27 years. He started as a crew member and fabricator for several teams formerly in the Winston Cup – now Sprint Cup – and Busch – now Nationwide – Series teams.

Davis won a NASCAR Busch Series Championship with Larry Pearson in 1987.

In the early 1990’s Davis opened a competition Go-Kart shop while building NASCAR Show Cars. He built the largest model stock car in the US – CARZILLA – which is on display at NASCAR Cafe in Las Vegas.

Also a Crew Chief in USAR Pro Cup competition, Davis launched his own NASCAR Busch Series Team in 2002 in Blacksburg, SC.  He relocated into a bigger facility in Gaffney, SC in 2007. Now, the team operates full-time in the Nationwide Series with the No. 01 and No. 4 team with drivers Landon Cassill and Jeffrey Earnhardt.

As indicated in their Mission Statement, Davis and his JD Motorsports team build race teams with character and with determination they paint a professional image and offer cost-effective advertising and marketing programs to sponsors. But also a big part of the organization is providing exciting entertainment to fans, with the goal of “Winning while Enjoying the Sport.”

Each week as the team heads to a track, they offer fans a unique chance to become a part of the sport through JD Motorsports and their website  NASCAR fans can have their photo displayed in a mosaic on the hood of Jeffrey Earnhardt or Landon Cassill cars as they race in the Nationwide Series, becoming a ride along marketing partner with JD Motorsports. For just $25, fan partners also receive a hero card and one free promotional gift of their choice demonstrating their status as a marketing sponsor with the team.

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