In 2000, Jamie Mc Murray turned heads by winning the pole award in his first race for TKO Motorsports, at Michigan in the Camping World Truck Series. Based on the way he lit up the Camping World Truck Series in 2000, Jamie Mc Murray was one of the pre-season favorites for the 2001 Nationwide (now Xfinity) Series Raybestos Rookie of the Year Award. 27 Williams Travel Centers Brewco Motorsports Chevrolet wound up third behind Greg Biffle and Scott Wimmer.He made 16 starts in the Truck Series and finished 22nd in the standings with a single top-five and four top-10 finishes, plus a second pole. Mc Murray made his best start that year, sixth, at three very different venues: Daytona, Milwaukee and Las Vegas. While subbing for the injured Sterling Marlin, he won the UAW-GM 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in just his second career Cup start.Aside from the victories, Mc Murray more than doubled his career poles during the 2010 season, with four, capturing the season’s Coors Light Pole Award among all competitors.In addition, the team racked up quite an impressive list of statistics including nine top-five, 12 top-10 finishes, and 346 laps led.
His best finish was fourth in July at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Before that early success, Mc Murray was the 1997 Lebanon I-44 Speedway track champion in his home state of Missouri. That year’s best finishes, 10th-place, came at a similarly unique set of tracks: Indianapolis Raceway Park, Nazareth and Kentucky Speedway. Mc Murray then won back-to-back Xfinity Series races while leading a grand total of three laps.Havoline Racing and Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates marked history in 2003 as Mc Murray became the third rookie driver for Havoline to win the Cup Series Rookie of the Year.Mc Murray wasn’t able to make it to victory lane in 2008 but the Ford driver had a solid season in the COT’s first full-time year in Cup competition and ended the year on a high note.All four of Mc Murray’s top-five finishes came in the season’s last six races.