McMurray takes Atlanta Nationwide crown

HAMPTON, Ga., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Jamie McMurray held off a determined Kyle Busch in the closing laps Saturday, notching a win in the Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Jamie McMurray wins Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS, July 25 (UPI) -- Jamie McMurray hung on to win the Brickyard 400 Sunday after holding off late challenges by Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle at Indianapolis.

McMurray wins Sprint Cup pole

JOLIET, Ill., July 9 (UPI) -- Jamie McMurray won his third Sprint Cup pole of the season Friday by leading the qualifying for Saturday's running of the LifeLock.com 400.

Kurt Busch wins NASCAR pole

BROOKLYN, Mich., June 11 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch won his second pole of the season Friday with the fastest qualifying lap for this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.
Kyle Busch dominates Dover Nationwide

Kyle Busch dominates Dover Nationwide

DOVER, Del., May 15 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch had little trouble dominating Saturday's Heluva Good! 200 Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Hamlin wins Darlington for weekend sweep

Hamlin wins Darlington for weekend sweep

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 9 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin took advantage of pit miscues by Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton Saturday to win the Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.

McMurray wins Darlington pole

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 7 (UPI) -- Jamie McMurray grabbed the pole Friday for the Showtime Southern 500 with the fastest Sprint Cup qualifying lap in the history of Darlington Raceway.

Keselowski takes Talladega Nationwide race

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 25 (UPI) -- Brad Keselowski took the lead in the final lap and claimed a dramatic win in Sunday's Aaron's 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega, Ala., Superspeedway.

Harvick edges McMurray at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 25 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick barely got by Jamie McMurray to win the Aaron's 499 Sunday at Talladega, Ala., Superspeedway, his first Sprint Cup win in 115 races.
McMurray wins bizarre Daytona 500

McMurray wins bizarre Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Jamie McMurray emerged as the winner of the Daytona 500 Sunday in a bizarre race marked by lengthy pothole delays and crashes.
Jamie McMurray wins Talladega race

Jamie McMurray wins Talladega race

TALLADEGA, Ala., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Veteran NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray was a surprise winner Sunday at the crash-marred Sprint Cup Amp Energy 500 at Talladega, Ala.

Harvick wins Budweiser Sprint Shootout

DAYTON BEACH, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick drove past Jamie McMurray on the final lap Saturday night to win the Budweiser Shootout Sprint at Daytona International Speedway.
Edwards wins race, Johnson wins title

Edwards wins race, Johnson wins title

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the Ford 400 Sprint Cup auto race at Homestead, Fla., Sunday afternoon, but Jimmie Johnson captured his third straight points championship.

Busch takes Camping World 300

FONTANA, Colo., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch led 144 of 150 laps Saturday in winning the Camping World RV Service 300 Nationwide Series race in Fontana, Calif.

Kyle Busch wins at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., April 27 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won his second Sprint Cup race of the year Sunday, finishing just ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya in the Aaron's 499 at Talladega, Ala.
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Jamie McMurray
Jeff Gordan (24), Jamie McMurray (26) and Kevin Harvick (29) pit during the the Goody's 500 at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia on Sunday, April 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Karl B. Dedlaker)

James Christopher "Jamie" McMurray (born June 3, 1976) is a professional American race car driver. McMurray is best known for winning the 2002 UAW-GM Quality 500 as a substitute driver in his second Winston Cup start, and is one of three drivers to win both the Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400 in the same year. He currently drives the #1 Bass Pro Shops/McDonald's Chevrolet Impala in the Sprint Cup Series for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with crew chief Kevin Manion.

In 1999, McMurray made four starts in the Craftsman Truck Series. In 2000, he ran 15 Craftsman Truck races and posted one top-five and four top-ten finishes. During 2001 and 2002, he competed full-time in the NASCAR Busch Series, driving the #27 Williams Travel Centers Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Brewco Motorsports. The latter year was better for McMurray, as he won two races and finished sixth in the overall points standings.

Before the fall race at Richmond in 2002, Chip Ganassi announced McMurray would be the driver of a Texaco-Havoline sponsored Dodge in 2003. Ganassi planned to have Jamie drive the #42 Dodge for seven races in 2002.

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