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JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Iowa

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report
 

Bell 2nd at Iowa with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission

Christopher Bell, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished second at Iowa Speedway Sunday in the NASCAR Xfinity Series' Iowa 250 presented by Enogen.  Bell was one of four drivers using JASPER products to finish in the top 10. 

A recap of the results from Iowa Speedway follows.

NASCAR Xfinity Series - Iowa 250 presented by Enogen - Iowa Speedway

2nd     Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Riley Herbst #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
29th    BJ McLeod #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th    Timmy Hill #13 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th    Mike Harmon #74 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

JASPER Opens Jacksonville, Florida, Branch

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has opened a branch office in Jacksonville, Florida, to better serve the businesses in all of northeastern Florida, and southeastern Georgia.

 

JASPER’s newest branch location is 7037 Commonwealth Avenue #8 in Jacksonville.    

“This region of northeastern Florida, and southeastern Georgia, has rapidly grown over the years, and continues to show phenomenal growth,” says Joe McDonald, JASPER Regional Vice President for the Jacksonville area.  “This new branch office in Jacksonville is our way of thanking customers for their loyal support.”

 

The 6,075 square foot Jacksonville facility will have diesel fuel and air components in its inventory, and the capacity for up to 450 units, including gas and diesel engines, transmissions and differentials.  The location also provides JASPER delivery drivers efficient drop-off and pick-up capabilities.

 

Jasper Engines & Transmissions currently has 46 branch offices and distribution centers in 28 states.

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Michigan

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Bowyer Wins Rain-Shortened Michigan Race... JASPER 4-Speed Transmission Drivers Sweep Top 4 Spots

Clint Bowyer, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season in Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400.  Bowyer was leading when rain stopped the race after 133, of the scheduled 200 laps, were complete.  Kevin Harvick was second and Kurt Busch was third in a 1-2-3 sweep for Stewart-Haas Racing.  Add a fourth place finish by Kyle Busch, and drivers running JASPER products swept the top four finishing positions.  Drivers running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission finished in four of the top ten positions of Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series LTi Printing 250.  Both races were held at Michigan International Speedway.

 

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

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - FireKeepers Casino 400 - Michigan International Speedway

1st      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 2 Winner
3rd      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th    Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
24th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - LTi Printing 250 - Michigan International Speedway

3rd      Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Kevin Harvick #98 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    BJ McLeod #74 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Matt Mills #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Pocono

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Martin Truex, Jr., Kyle Busch, Win Pocono Races with JASPER 4-Speed Transmissions

Martin Truex, Jr., running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, earned his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season in Sunday's Pocono 400.  Drivers running JASPER products finished in three of the top five positions, and four of the top ten, at the checkered flag.  Kyle Busch, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons, leading 64 of the 100 lap distance.  Three drivers running JASPER products earned top ten finishing positions.  Both races were held at Pocono Raceway.

 

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

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Pocono 400 - Pocono Raceway

1st      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 Winner
3rd      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 2 Winner
7th      Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
24th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Cole Custer #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
29th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
35th    Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Points Standings

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - Pocono Green 250 Recycled by J.P. Mascaro & Sons - Pocono Raceway

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 Winner
5th      Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd    Dylan Lupton #28 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
24th    Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
27th    Matt Mills #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
31st    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
33rd    Mike Harmon #74 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th    Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

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 procedures 100% 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

Carm Capriotto 
Host, Remarkable Results Radio Podcast

Listen to the entire roundtable discussion here: http://remarkableresults.biz/a062
All Town Hall Academy episodes:  http://remarkableresults.biz/academy/

 

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Charlotte

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Kyle Busch Dominates Charlotte, JASPER 4-Speed Transmission Drivers Sweep Top Three Positions

Kyle Busch, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Busch dominated the event, leading 377 of 400 laps to earn his fourth victory of the season.  Martin Truex, Jr. finished second, and Denny Hamlin was third, in a 1-2-3 sweep for drivers running JASPER products.  Cole Custer, also running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished 2nd in Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco 300.  Drivers running JASPER products finished in four of the top ten positions at the checkered flag.

 

A recap of the results from this weekend's races at Charlotte Motor Speedway follows.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series - Coca-Cola 600 - Charlotte Motor Speedway

1st      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1, 2 and 3 Winner
2nd     Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
33rd    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
40th    Kevin Harvick #4 (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      Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th    Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

NASCAR Xfinity Series - Alsco 300 - Charlotte Motor Speedway

2nd     Cole Custer #00 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd      Christopher Bell #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Ryan Truex #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 1 and 2 Winner
11th    Chase Briscoe #98 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th    Garrett Smithley #0 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th    Brandon Jones #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Joe Nemechek #15 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th    Ross Chastain #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Vinnie Miller #01 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
33rd    Dylan Lupton #28 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

 

As the Engine Turns

We are excited to officially debut a new series starting today on our YouTube channel! As the Engine Turns is a once a month series that highlights one of our programs or departments here at JASPER!

Click the link to watch and enjoy episode 1! www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZJxdtKv3QM&t=47s


 

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report - Charlotte

JASPER® Race Products Performance Report

Harvick, Suarez 1-2 at Charlotte, Five of Top Ten with JASPER 4-Speed Transmission

Kevin Harvick, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, won Saturday's Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

Daniel Suarez, who advanced into the All-Star Race through a stage victory in the Monster Energy Open, was second. 

Drivers running JASPER products took three of the five finishing positions, and five of the top ten, at the checkered flag.

 

A recap of the results from Saturday's races at Charlotte Motor Speedway follows.

Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race - Charlotte Motor Speedway

1st      Kevin Harvick #4 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Denny Hamlin #11 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Kyle Busch #18 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Kasey Kahne #95 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th    Martin Truex, Jr. #78 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th    Kurt Busch #41 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Clint Bowyer #14 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

Monster Energy Open - Charlotte Motor Speedway

2nd     Erik Jones #20 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th      Aric Almirola #10 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th    Darrell Wallace, Jr. #43 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th    BJ McLeod #51 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th    Daniel Suarez #19 (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission) - Stage 2 Winner, Advanced

 

 

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)