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WELCOME, N.C. – Richard Childress Racing driver Jeff Burton had successful, minor wrist surgery Tuesday afternoon to alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
“After feeling some reoccurring symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, my physician and I decided routine surgery would be best for this situation,” said Burton, who was back at home soon after the outpatient procedure.
“There is no such thing as an offseason in this sport so I wanted to get it done as soon as possible to be ready for my Caterpillar Visitors Center appearance with Richard (Childress) early next month. Plus, we have many test sessions planned in December with the No. 31 Chevrolet team in preparation for the 2013 season with my new crew chief Luke Lambert. I will be ready to go.”
The 2013 Sprint Cup Series season will be Burton’s 20th fulltime year in NASCAR’s premier division. The South Boston, Va., native has amassed 21 wins, 132 top-five finishes, 248 top-10 finishes, six pole awards and led 6,513 laps during his illustrious career. Burton finished 19th in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series driver championship point standings with two top-five and six top-10 finishes. The RCR veteran driver qualified for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup from 2006-2008 and in 2010 with 14-time NASCAR championship winning car owner Richard Childress
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Jeff Burton and the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet team finished off the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a 19th-place effort in the season-finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Starting from the 33rd position, the South Boston, Va., native climbed into the top 25 early in the 400-mile event while battling a loose-handling condition on his Chevrolet.
Despite different chassis...
NASCAR driver Jeff Burton had surgery on his wrist to alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Richard Childress Racing said in a statement the procedure was done Tuesday on an outpatient basis.
Burton said in the statement he experienced re-occurring symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and made the decision with his doctor to have the procedure as soon as the season ended...
RCR driver Jeff Burton had minor wrist surgery Tuesday, in an effort to alleviate carpal tunnel syndrome."After feeling some reoccurring symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, my physician and I decided routine surgery would be best for this situation," said Burton, who was back at home soon after the outpatient procedure. "There is no such thing as an offseason in...
Turner Motorsports has signed Jeb Burton to drive a full Truck Series schedule next season and a limited Nationwide Series schedule.
Burton is the 20-year-old son of former Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton and the nephew of current Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton.
He signed a two-year deal with Turner Motorsports. His father, Ward, will help with driver development at Turner...
WELCOME, N.C. – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton and team owner Richard Childress will unveil the 2013 No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS on Wednesday, December 5 at the new Caterpillar Visitors Center located behind Caterpillar world headquarters in downtown Peoria, Ill.
“Caterpillar has invited Richard (Childress) and I to tour their new world-class Visitors Center...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Brendan Gaughan), fifth (Austin Dillon), ninth (Elliott Sadler) and 14th (Joey Coulter). Sadler and Dillon concluded the 2012 season second and third, respectively, in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, 23 (Sadler) and 24 (Dillon) points shy of champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. RCR’s three full-time Nationwide...
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. – Richard Childress Racing’s Austin Dillon was officially named the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Dillon joins his younger brother, Ty Dillon, as a 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. The younger Dillon clinched the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series version of the award on Friday evening.