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JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Hamlin, Busch, Jones, 1-2-3 at Daytona with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission

Denny Hamlin, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500.  Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Kyle Busch was second, and Erik Jones was third.  Drivers using JASPER products took three of the top five finishing positions, and five of the top ten, at the checkered flag.  Brandon Jones, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished second in Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series NASCAR Racing Experience 300.  Drivers racing JASPER products took two of the top ten positions at the finish.  Both races were held at Daytona International Speedway.

A recap of the results from this weekend's races at Daytona International Speedway follows.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Daytona 500 - Daytona International Speedway

1st      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 Winner
3rd      Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Ty Dillon #13 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Ross Chastain #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Parker Klingerman #96 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Corey Lajoie #32 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Matt DiBenedetto #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th    David Ragan #38 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
32nd   Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
33rd    Daniel Suarez #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
35th    Martin Truex, Jr. #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th    Bubba Wallace #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
39th    Cody Ware #52 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2019 Points Standings

1st      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Ty Dillon #13 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Matt DiBenedetto #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
22nd   Corey Lajoie #32 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Daniel Suarez #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Martin Truex, Jr. #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
29th    David Ragan #38 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th    Bubba Wallace #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
34th    Cody Ware #52 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Ross Chastain #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th    Parker Klingerman #96 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
42nd   Joey Gase #66 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Xfinity Series - NASCAR Racing Experience 300 - Daytona International Speedway

2nd     Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
12th    Chase Briscoe #98 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Ross Chastain #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 2 Winner
14th    Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Jeffrey Earnhardt #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Justin Haley #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 Winner

 

Customer Service at the Highest Level

Customer Service at the Highest Level

When someone asks you to think of a company in your town known for excellent customer service, most people have a hard time thinking of more than one. Sometimes none. Are you one of them? Can you be?

The process of becoming world class in customer service is a difficult journey and requires much more than an occasional meeting, poster on the wall or slogan. It is a process, not an event. It requires commitment from the CEO that is practiced with every move and decision.

Some organizations rise to temporary success in this area, but soon fall back to mediocrity. Still, most businesses today have a goal of delivering excellent service to their customers and yet their customers could not put them in high esteem.

Very few teams understand that reaching a high level of service requires a change in culture and successful implementation of many processes while creating an outstanding customer experience.

Why is culture necessary in a top service company? We are in an age of technology and commodities along with more competition than ever. Search and reviews have made it so easy to find automotive service and distinguishing yourself from the competition involves every associate providing unparalleled customer service. A huge part of the building blocks of superior customer service is the trust factor. Is your customer at ease? Do they feel safe when doing business with you? Do they feel that they have a relationship? Is their experience with your company like no other automotive service experience they have ever had? Keep in mind that bad customer service experiences will hurt you and your brand. You heard the saying that customers love to tell friends and family about their bad experiences. On average an unhappy customer will tell at least nine people about their bad experience and the secondhand conversations can also be damaging to your reputation. You cannot afford even one bad review.

The process of creating, managing and maintaining a culture of service is hard work. It starts with the buy-in of your entire team. Be sure they are involved in the creation of your ‘creed’ and the processes it will take in making it the foundation of your business. Do this and your team will notice the change in your customer. You will hear ‘how great it is to do business with your company’ and new customers will find you because they will seek out what you offer through word of mouth and five-star reviews. Customers will value how they are treated and the positive experiences you have created for them and they will hopefully reward you with their business.

So now, let’s talk culture for a minute. Culture is the combination of behaviors, actions and attitudes that define an organization. Having an overarching culture is the foundation to creating a five-star customer experience. What behaviors can you look at and use that define your culture? Do you or your associates spring into action when a customer walks in your door or when they call?  What attitudes characterize the way you think about servicing your customers? Do you show respect to your customers? Are you helping each other improve?

The greatest service companies (and you will be one of them) are known for consistently delivering excellent service. They have invested a lot of time and resources to ensure each associate does not have to be reminded of the standard of service they provide every day. It becomes second nature! They know what to do every day in different circumstances and do it without their supervisors watching. They make strong customer centered decisions that exceed expectations. But it only happens if the culture of the company has exceptional customer service as one of its foundations.

As a side thought regarding your culture, here is another very powerful adage: Take care of your people and they will take care of your customers or “If you make a big deal out of little things, then the little things won’t become a big deal” David Dennis. Leaders must have passion for details, but our associates at every level in our organization must see the value in doing even the smallest task with excellence. Great organizations are built on the shoulders of associates who do their assigned tasks with precision and passion. Each person can positively or negatively impact a customers experience by the way he or she smiles, greets, speaks, looks and listens.

Plan on 2019 being “the year of the customer”. Set a goal of 50 five-star reviews in the next six months. You may already be there, but keep putting in the work to keep that level going. If you are not there yet, pull the team together. Talk to you customers. Catch them in your waiting room or call them, ask about their service experience and evaluate every transaction. What could have been done better? Exceptional customers service cannot be transmitted via telepathic waves. You cannot wish it. Stop hoping, or even wishing, that your team delivers exceptional customer service. Define it and set accountability to it one customer experience at a time.

 

Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Carm Capriotto: Seeding Our Future Technicians is Your Responsibility

Seeding Our Future Technicians is Your Responsibility.

I keep hearing about that greatest challenge in the aftermarket, a technician shortage. Recently instead of listening to the ‘woe is me’ story, I asked, ‘How are we going to fix it?’ and no surprise, there were great answers to this question.

The top solutions to the tech shortage are not new, but they will require action and if we do nothing to close the gap we have no one to blame but ourselves. We are hurting on a few different fronts mainly with the lack of young people enrolling in automotive CTE programs (Career and Technical Education) at both high-school and college levels, and the poaching of our technicians from other industries that are also desperately in need of technicians, including: diesel, fleet, government, and fork lift among others.

The fix is not an easy task and will require a level of volunteerism like we have never seen before in our industry. If you have ever searched for a technician, and you do not want to be in that position again, then let that feeling drive your decision to change.

Shop owners must understand that their future and the future of our industry is to involve our young people into appreciating the automotive world. There is a lot of momentum that makes the automotive world attractive today. Simply put, we are driving a computer-controlled machine that is connected to the world which can be an attractive talking point to young people who want to work with their hands and computers.

So, is it enough to tell the kids, “Hey would you like to work on high tech computer-controlled cars?” Maybe not. Who we need to tell are their parents. That does not mean that we stop talking to the kids and hope that they tell their parents, instead we need to talk to our middle school parents, counselors, principals and superintendents. We do this by volunteering for advisory committees, speaking at career days, talking to the rotary clubs, chambers and the many other local volunteer service groups in your community. If we do not sell/recruit our industry at the middle school and parental level, we miss our chance when career paths start to form.

Do not wait for an invite, walk into a high school and ask about their automotive program and ask to be involved; same for college (post-secondary). Most need advisory board members, especially independents to get involved. They need your support to help grow their program and engage their students.

We have a vibrant auto care industry with 535,508 registered business, and 278 million registered motor vehicles. The auto care industry reached $368 billon in 2016 and it is projected that vehicles in operation will increase by 10.4% by 2021. The auto care industry employs 4.6 million professionals. Speaking of vibrant and opportunistic.

Here are some important elements of your contribution that goes beyond the schooling if we are to fix our tech shortage.

  • Start holding Automotive STEM classes for middle schoolers in your shop. They will be so impressed to learn about the “rolling computer”.

  • Create a summer boot camp for students who want to learn about the automotive industry.

  • Get involved with high school and post-secondary education. You can join an advisory board and simply ask what they need and then set out to help fulfill those needs.

  • Develop a comprehensive apprentice program - they are available with government help.

  • Improve the integration of our young people into the industry.

     

For much of our image and career pathing problems we need to look internally, maybe even research why entry technicians left the industry. Check your business culture, work environment, commitment to training, pay and benefits, tooling, image, marketing, etc. There is a ground swell from independent shop owners that are making improvements to their businesses in the form of margin and labor rate improvements and managing their key performance numbers. They realize that a stronger bottom line and improved business culture will help negate the technician shortage because they can retain and recruit talent from a stronger position.

If we get involved and talk up our exciting trade the message will start to be discussed at the dinner table. Let us be proud of the industry we earn our living with, where technology is ruling every new advancement and will require talented, computer ‘nerds’ to repair today and tomorrows future transportation needs. Welcome the parents, kids and teachers to your place and share the future.

 

Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Are There NEW Ideas in Your OLD Journals?

There was a great discovery in Oklahoma City when chalkboard drawings from 1917 were found at a high school. While remodeling Emerson High School, contractors found lessons nearly 100 years old underneath old chalkboards that were to be replaced with new whiteboards. The school principal said, “It was like a spiritual moment because people who had lived, played and worked in here – a part of them, is preserved”.

Have you unearthed some of your old writings lately? Go and find an old folder in the back of the file cabinet drawer. Search for the leather-bound journals you used years ago to write your plans or thoughts. What about that pile of yellow note pads stuffed in a drawer? Open the training binders you’ve boxed up for ‘safe keeping’ and look in the margins for your written thoughts or ideas. If you’ve saved these ‘important’ documents, what was the reason?

I recently pulled out a few old journals and read through them. I was amazed at how much my thinking hadn’t changed, but evolved. I also was impressed with how many ideas I implemented.

How rare is it to visit your writings or notes from years past? For some, never. I recommend you do it. With a view of your world today, your notes or writings may look or seem familiar; even as things have changed, the core message to yourself may be golden today. The tactic may have changed, but the strategy may be solid.

Don’t discount the ‘thoughts’ you had back then. If anything, your thoughts, and writings, may bring you valuable points to help you accomplish your goals today. Use your past thoughts and ideas to freshen your to-do list and get more meaningful work done.

Where are you today in position, success, and role? How can you connect or relate what was back in the day to your world now? Recycling, refreshing and reusing your old thoughts may save you time and bring joy and rewards in seeing the foundation you had, back in the day, come to life today.

You may also use these old notes or journals to see just how far you have come in your responsibilities and leadership role.

If you want a quality trip through memory lane to truly evaluate your personal and professional growth, get out your old meeting notes, journals or folders and get back to the future.

Carm Capriotto, AAP
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The Dreaded Comeback: Four Keys To Prevention

In a recent forum with three shop owners we discussed comeback prevention, they all agreed that prevention starts at the front door.  There were some very common themes that resonated with this discussion and I want to share four of them with you.

  1. It is all About Communication.
    When you provide enough information to a technician, the better the tech can handle the diagnosis. Asking good customer questions and writing a detailed repair order for the technician is the perfect start to a quality repair.
  2. Improve Your Processes.
    Quality, not a quota, is the strategy you need to adopt to reduce comebacks. Quality control checklists at the end of the repair can only do so much, you should always be looking to improve your processes. A good quality control (QC) process is important to tighten up the overall operation. Sometimes you must ‘slow down’ in order to ‘speed up’. You need the ability to throw down the STOP card. Spend a lot of time on internal procedures and processes so repair QC is nearly perfect every time. Follow your repair procedures100% of the time, no exceptions!
  3. Track Every Comeback.
    Tracking every comeback is a necessity if you are going to reduce your comebacks. By logging every comeback you will discover if it was communication, process or part quality. Track all costs associated with the comeback including rental car and supplier warranty credit. If failure rates are too high on a product line, you will need to take this up with your supplier. You must log where the part was purchased and the brand. You need to be able to spot trends.
  4. Reputation.
    In the eyes of the customer, even a missed oil change sticker shows a breakdown in the process. The customer may think, what else did they miss? You need to follow up with each customer on each job. Check with them and understand the post-transaction.  Follow up is so important for first-time customers because their anxiety level is high. It will help to ease their mind (when you call the customer back) 48 – 72 hours after the repair.  Your overall reputation for quality, honesty and integrity can lessen the shock of comebacks.

Comeback prevention and management starts at the top. Your quality will be determined by how well you lead others. Remember success comes from managing the details and leading people. When meeting with your team, include a low comeback rate on your praise list.  Bring acclaim to the behaviors you are looking to see in your team.

In a survey, these shop owners rated these three top failure conditions: Communication 50%, Part Failures 40% and Technician Errors 10%. Look inside your business and compare your percentages and work to make the improvements to prevent and lower costly comebacks.

“Perfection is not attainable, but if you chase perfection we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi

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JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Kansas

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Harvick Wins Kansas, Seven of Top Ten with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission

Kevin Harvick, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Saturday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Speedway.  It was Harvick's second consecutive win, and fifth victory of the season.  Martin Truex, Jr. was second, as drivers running JASPER products took three of the five finishing positions, and seven of the top ten, at the checkered flag.

 

A recap of the results from Saturday's race at Kansas Speedway follows.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - KC Masterpiece 400 - Kansas Speedway

1st      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Casey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
35th    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
5th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
22nd   Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
27th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

 

Harvick Wins Dover, JASPER 4-Speed Transmission Drivers Sweep Top Five

 Kevin Harvick, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway.  Harvick lead 201 of the 400 laps enroute to his fourth win of the season.  Drivers running JASPER products took the top five finishing positions, and six of the top ten, at the checkered flag.  Christopher Bell, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished fourth in Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series OneMain Financial 200 at Dover.  Drivers running JASPER products took three of the top ten finishing positions in Saturday's race.

 

A recap of the results from this weekend's races at Dover International Speedway follows.

 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - AAA 400 Drive for Autism - Dover International Speedway

1st      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 & Stage 2 Winner
2nd     Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
35th    Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Cody Ware #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
4th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
22nd   Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
27th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - OneMain Financial 200 - Dover International Speedway

4th      Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Noah Gragson #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
10th    Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
22nd   Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
24th    Dylan Lupton #28 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Joe Nemechek #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
32nd   Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th    Kaz Grala #24 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

 

JASPER® Named to Forbes List of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2018

Jasper Engines & Transmissions was recently named as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2018 by Forbes magazine.
 

According to Forbes, JASPER ranked 72nd out of 500 nationwide companies with 1,000 to 5,000 employees.   JASPER was ranked as America’s top midsize company in the Automotive and Suppliers sector, and was one of seven Indiana-based companies to make the list.

 

For over 75 years, JASPER has strived to be, not only, the Brand of Choice for our Customers, but the Company of Choice for our Associate-Owners.  JASPER’s Vision Statement asks all Associate-Owners to work as a Team, in the spirit of Mutual Trust and Mutual Respect, while focusing on a never-ending commitment to Safety, Quality, Productivity, Customer Service and the Reduction of Waste.

 

Zach Bawel, President, said, “We are honored that JASPER has been recognized by Forbes for this award.  It is a testament to the Associate-Owners that make JASPER a great place to work.  Our Associate-Owners exhibit our core value of Mutual Trust and Mutual Respect, while living out our Mission Statement of Do it Right… and Have Fun!”                   

 

The 2018 Forbes list was based on an independent survey conducted by the market research company Statista.  The anonymous survey asked 30,000 Americans, working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees, to rate how likely they’d be to recommend their employers to others.  Statista then asked respondents to nominate organizations in industries outside their own.

 

The rankings were divided into two lists: one for the top midsize companies with 1,000 to 5,000 employees, and another for the top large companies with more than 5,000 employees. 

 

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has been remanufacturing quality products since 1942 and today we are the nation's largest remanufacturer of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, rear axle assemblies, marine engines, sterndrives, performance engines, and electric motors. 


 

 

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Talladega

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

 

Kurt Busch 2nd at Talladega with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, Jones 2nd in NASCAR Xfinity Series Race

Kurt Busch, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished second in Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.  Drivers running JASPER products took four of the top ten finishing positions at the checkered flag.  Brandon Jones, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished second in Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega.  Drivers running JASPER products took four of the top ten finishing positions in Saturday's race.

 

A recap of the results from this weekend's races at Talladega Superspeedway follows.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - GEICO 500 - Talladega Superspeedway

2nd     Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Timmy Hill #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
39th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
4th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
22nd   Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
29th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - Sparks Energy 300 - Talladega Superspeedway

2nd     Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Noah Gragson #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
9th      Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th    Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Chase Briscoe #98 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Kaz Grala #24 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Joe Nemechek #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
33rd    Mike Harmon #74 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
34th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Dylan Lupton #28 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th    Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Richmond

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

 Three Straight for Kyle Busch with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, Bell Wins Richmond NASCAR Xfinity Series Race

Kyle Busch, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, earned his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of 2018 in Saturday's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway.  Busch came from 32nd starting position to equal Kevin Harvick's run of three straight wins this year at Atlanta, Las Vegas and Phoenix.  Drivers running JASPER products took five of the top ten finishing positions at the checkered flag.  Christopher Bell, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Friday's NASCAR Xfinity Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond.  Drivers running JASPER products took five of the top ten finishing positions in Friday's race.

 

A recap of the results from this weekend's races at Richmond Raceway follows.

 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Toyota Owners  400 - Richmond Raceway

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
29th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Harrison Rhodes #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
4th      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
22nd   Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th    Harrison Rhodes #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - ToyotaCare 250 - Richmond Raceway

1st      Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Noah Gragson #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) 
6th      Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
24th    Tony Mrakovich #28 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Joe Nemechek #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
27th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th    Kaz Grala #24 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Mike Harmon #74 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)