According to a report, originally from Motorsport.com and then rehashed by other media outlets, Elliott Sadler will back up his bags, including sponsor OneMain Financial, at season’s end and depart from Roush Fenway Racing to head for JR Motorsports for 2016, still taking on NASCAR Xfinity Series competition. The Motorsport.com report claims to have multiple sources, but nothing has been confirmed nor denied by Sadler, Roush Fenway Racing and/or JR Motorsports, the Xfinity Series team co-owned by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Sadler is in his first year at Roush Fenway Racing, driving the No. 1 Ford team. He arrived at RFR from Joe Gibbs Racing. Prior to JGR. Sadler raced in the Xfinity Series for Richard Childress Racing, joining that organization when the now-defunct Kevin Harvick Inc. Nationwide (now-Xfinity) Series program was merged into RCR. He was a part of the Nationwide program at KHI. After several years at the Sprint Cup level, Sadler returned to the then-Nationwide Series full-time in 2011 with KHI. OneMain, then called CitiFinancial, has been with him in some sponsorship capacity since his return to NASCAR’s second-tier series.
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