Ray Evernham is an entrepreneur and NASCAR insider. In 1993, Hendrick Motorsports offered him the opportunity to team up with its up-and-coming driver, Jeff Gordon. As crew chief for the “Rainbow Warriors,” Evernham helped the team earn 47 wins and three championships.
In 1999, Evernham ventured into team ownership by forming Evernham Motorsports and led Dodge back into NASCAR in 2001. He currently races Sprint cars at select events in the Southeast and serves as an analyst with ESPN for its NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide coverage. The CEO of Ray Evernham Enterprises, he will serve as executive producer and host of “AmeriCarna,” a show to begin airing on the Velocity Channel in November 2013.