Jeffrey Brian "Jeff" Burton (born June 29, 1967), also referred to as JB, is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver who drives the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet Impala SS for Richard Childress Racing. Jeff Burton is the younger brother of Ward Burton, who is a former Sprint Cup driver. Married to Kim Burton, they have two children, Paige and Harrison.
Burton began driving a handful of races in the Busch Series in 1988 in car number 69 owned by his father John Burton. He competed in the full season for Busch Series Rookie of the Year in 1989 in the #12 Burton Autosports Pontiac In 1990, he drove the #12 Armour Lower Salt Bacon Buick for Sam Ard, where he won his first career race. He moved to J&J Racing's #99 Armour / Food Lion Chevrolet in 1991 for one year before moving on to FILMAR Racing owned by Filbert Martocci where he would drive an Oldsmobile sponsored by TIC Financial Systems in 1992, and a Ford sponsored by Baby Ruth in 1993. Burton would later make his first Winston Cup start in 1993 in car #0 owned by Martocci.
He married Kim Burton