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Liberty-sponsored racecar driver takes second in his first race

March 12, 2014 : Liberty University News Service

The JR Motorsports No. 9 Liberty University new model racecar.

Driving the No. 9 Liberty University car, JR Motorsports driver William Byron took second place in his first-ever Late Model Race at Hickory Motor Speedway in Newton, N.C., on March 9.

Byron, who is just 16 years old, signed with JR Motorsports in January after a widely successful stint in the U.S. Legends Young Lions (ages 12-16) division. Liberty established a partnership with Byron in early March to become his main sponsor.

  • Read more about the race in a report from JR Motorsports.