Eric Wayne McClure (December 11, 1978 – May 2, 2021) was an American professional stock auto racing driver and team owner.
Eric Wayne McClure (December 11, 1978 – May 2, 2021) was an American professional stock auto racing driver and team owner. He last competed part-time within the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 0 Chevrolet Camaro for JD Motorsports.McClure died on May 2, 2021, aged 42. He was engaged to Keira Brinegar Tibbs at the time of his death.
McClure Personal Life
McClure was born in Chilhowie, Virginia, he was a graduate of Emory and Henry College. He was married, to Miranda, (M.2004 – D.2018) and had seven daughters, Maybreigh Elizabeth (b. Mar. 5, 2007), Maryleigh Isabella (b. Aug. 27, 2008), Mirabella Rileigh (b. July 11, 2010), Merritt Hetteigh Mae (b. Mar. 12, 2012), Myanna Brookleigh (b. July 31, 2013), Meraline Everleigh (b. May 8, 2015), and Melania (b. March 1, 2017). McClure’s range in Abingdon, Virginia suffered major damage in an April 27, 2011 tornado. However, McClure and his family sat out the storm in their basement and were uninjured.On February 11, 2018, McClure was arrested for violence.
McClure Net Worth
Eric McClure’s income source is mostly from being a successful Driver. He is from United States. We have estimated Eric McClure’s net worth $1 Million – $5 Million.
McClure Racing Career
McClure made three career starts in NASCAR’s Cup Series. His debut came at Talladega, driving the No. 04 I Can Learn Chevy in 2004. He made the sector in 35th position, and went on to end 26th. McClure then attempted to form the July race at Daytona, but didn’t qualify.
McClure then landed a ride with the No. 73 Raabe Racing Enterprises Chevy for 2005. McClure didn’t qualify for the primary two races, but did make the race at Las Vegas , starting 41st. His engine blew midway through the race and relegated McClure to 32nd. McClure left the team that week and didn’t run until August, when he attempted three races with Front Row Motorsports. However, McClure didn’t make any of these races. In 2006 he attempted and made the UAW-Ford 500, where handling issues relegated him to a 32nd-place finish within the No. 04 Morgan-McClure Motorsports Chevy, with a sponsorship from Hefty. In 2008, McClure attempted the Daytona 500 within the No. 37 Front Row Motorsports Chevy sponsored by Hefty, but did not qualify.
McClure made his Busch Series debut in 2003, running at Rockingham Speedway. He qualified the No. 05 I Can Learn Chevy in 22nd and finished 26th despite an accident. McClure made four starts in 2004, running two races for his family team (MMM) and two more for Mac Hill Motorsports. His best run was at Memphis, where he finished 22nd. He also finished three of his four starts.
McClure added eight starts in 2005, seven for Means Racing, but only managed a best finish of 30th at Texas. McClure did attract the attention of James Finch and ran one race for that team at Daytona. However, he finished 32nd with a blown engine and didn’t follow that run up with any starts, returning to Means. McClure didn’t qualify for 2 races. At Bristol, McClure was sent home due to a rainout of qualifying, and at Memphis, McClure missed the sector by one spot.
During the 2012 Aaron’s 312, McClure was involved during a 16-car compile on lap 117, when cars spun ahead of him and he slammed the within wall head on. McClure was extracted from his car. He was airlifted to the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama for further evaluation. NASCAR stated that McClure was lecture the rescue crew while he was being extracted from his car.