Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 Race Report

Jesse Little, No. 97 Rustic Rub Co. | JJL Motorsports Ford
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS)
Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 

Box Score Report
Race No. 10 of 23

Stats:
Started: Ninth
Finished: Seventh
Laps: 160| 160
Status: Running

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Jesse Little; JJL Motorsports look for another career-finish at Gateway Motorsports Park

MADISON, Ill. – On the heels of their impressive sixth-place outing last weekend at Iowa Speedway, JJL Motorsports and driver Jesse Little look to duplicate or better their performance in Saturday night’s Villa Lighting delivers the Eaton 200 at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park.  Read More

Jesse Little earns career-best NASCAR Camping World Truck Series finish at Iowa Speedway

Jesse Little, No. 97 JJL Motorsports | Rustic Rub Ford
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS)
Iowa Speedway | M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General StoresBox Score Report
Race No. 9 of 23

Stats:
Started: 13th
Finished: Sixth
Laps: 200 | 200
Status: Running

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JJL Motorsports and Jesse Little focused on another strong performance at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, Iowa – Excited to return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) scene, JJL Motorsports heads to Iowa Speedway this weekend confident about contending for a win in Saturday night’s M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store.  Read More

JJL Motorsports gearing up for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series return

SHERRILLS FORD, N.C. – It’s been nearly two and a half months since JJL Motorsports has hit the track. But, the wait is nearly over.

After contending for their first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway in February, crew chief Matt Noyce and veteran driver Jesse Little have been diligently working on their family-owned operation preparing for next weekend’s JEGS 200 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway.

With the “Monster Mile” being one of Little’s favorite race tracks, the JJL Motorsports team sees the 200-lap race as a perfect opportunity to propel their team into the spotlight.

“Atlanta went incredibly well for us,” recalled Little the son of former NASCAR driver Chad Little. “We went there with a brand-new truck, manufacture and engine package. Our result showed how hard Matt (Noyce) and team worked and how determined we are at JJL to be competitive.”

Even though Little found himself trapped on the final restart and slid back to a career-best eighth place finish, the team’s performance motivated them to go back to their Sherrills Ford, N.C.-shop more determined than ever.

Under the guidance and leadership of Noyce, the team has spent the last nine weeks prepping the No. 97 Ford F-150 they’ll boast at Dover next weekend. Little says the downtime for the part-time organization has allowed them to be more attentive to detail – something he hopes will paid dividends on the race track.

“Our biggest advantage right now is our time of preparation,” added Little. “We have the ability to take our time and do things exactly the right way, not just the easiest. We are able to plan far ahead and prepare for almost any situation.”

With a flux schedule still ahead for the JJL Motorsports team, the 21-year-old Little knows another worthy performance could help propel his team forward to more races whether he’s behind the wheel or not.

“We’re building JJL for the future,” added Little. “I want us to succeed whether I’m behind the wheel or not. I think we were able to show at Atlanta that despite being a under budget team – our determination and hard work makes up for everything else we’re lacking.

“The important thing for us though is to keep showing speed. Matt is a gifted crew chief and my guys that work on these trucks are second to none. We just have to keep digging and hope everything else falls into place. I’m ready for Dover.”

Last May the team qualified fifth and contended for their first top-five finish before a pit strategy backfired on the team and others – which left them playing catchup late in the race. The team settled for a 14th place finish.

“I’m absolutely thrilled for our Dover truck to see the track,” sounded Little. “Matt and the guys have built a beautiful truck and cut zero corners. We have put an immense amount of energy into making it light and aerodynamic. I hope it runs as good as it looks.

“Dover has been circled on my calendar all year. I truly believe we can go there and battle for the win. It’s my favorite track. It’s a brand-new truck. All the pieces seem to be there for a good weekend.”

In 14 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts, Little has earned two top-10 finishes at Iowa Speedway (2017) and Atlanta Motor Speedway (2018) respectively.

For additional information on JJL Motorsports, please visit JJLRacing.com.

Stay tuned for a new JJL Motorsports website, but in the meantime, find JJL Motorsports on Twitter @JJL_Motorsports.

Jesse Little 2017 NCWTS Lucas Oil 150 Race Preview

“I’m excited to go to Phoenix and run competitively with our truck. We have put a lot of time and effort into each and every detail and I believe it will show on the track. I was very close to winning the K&N Pro Series West races there a couple years back and feel the track truly suits my driving style.

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Jesse Little 2017 NCWTS UNOH 200 Race Preview

“Coming off a strong top-10 run at Iowa in our last race with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series we’re capable of putting together another solid effort Wednesday night at Bristol. This track is a challenge on handling, but we’ve been able to have good speed in the corners each time out. We are excited to have High Tec Industrial Services onboard with us this week along with TRIAD CNC and Gaunt Brothers Racing. It’s going to be a great night of racing as we continue to showcase JJL Motorsports and what we’re able to do on and off the track.”

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