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Latitude 43 Motorsports

Latitude 43 Motorsports
Owner(s) Bill Jenkins
Base Mooresville, North Carolina
Series Sprint Cup Series
Race drivers Boris Said and Bill Elliott
Sponsors Air Guard
Manufacturer Ford
Career
Debut 2010 Daytona 500
Latest race 2010 Ford 400
Races competed 27
Drivers' Championships 0
Race victories 0
Pole positions 0

Latitude 43 Motorsports was a NASCAR team that competed in the Sprint Cup Series in 2010. They fielded the #26 Ford driven by Boris Said and Bill Elliott. The team was started after Vermont businessman Bill Jenkins purchased the team from Roush Fenway Racing to satisfy NASCAR's limit of four cars per race team. As a result, the owner's points were transferred and the team was guaranteed entry into the first five races of 2010.

History

The #26 Ford started off in the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with Boris Said as driver in the 2010 Daytona 500 with Window World Cares sponsorship, led one lap, and finished the race in 25th after being involved in a couple of accidents. The team's next race was at Auto Club Speedway a week later. They got sponsorship from Sacred Power, a New Mexico-based renewable energy company owned by Native Americans. They finished 38th.

David Stremme took over for the team at Bristol with Air Guard as a donated sponsor. The team failed to qualify for nine events and finished 37th in owner's points.

For the Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500, the team picked up sponsorship from GlobeTrack Wireless. At Sonoma, Said led eight laps and finished eighth. The team had sponsorship for the full 2010 season. Boris Said left the team and ended up in the 83 Red Bull Toyota for 1 race, wishing Stremme good luck.

Patrick Carpentier ran at Watkins Glen and Michigan after Stremme left on unfriendly terms. Carpentier and Jeff Green split the ride for the remainder of the 2010 season. Ken Schrader drove the car at Martinsville, Bill Elliott ran at Talladega, and J.J. Yeley at Phoenix.

The team closed up shop at the end of the 2010 season.

External links

  • Official Website
  • Bill Jenkins Owner Stats
  • http://www.sacredpowercorp.com/


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