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Rick Hendrick’s Jet

Rick Hendrick’s Gulfstream V Jet The Gulfstream V is the Rolls Royce of private jets, and that’s the jet that Rick Hendrick owns. In fact it’s powered by two Rolls Royce BR710 jet engines that produce 15,365 lb/ft of thrust each. That’s enough to propel this jet to a maximum speed of 0.850 Mach, or [...]

N1JM Learjet Jamie McMurray

Learjet 31A Corporate Jet: N1JM N1JM is a 2000 Learjet 31A owned by Jamie McMurray. It’s registered to his company JM 500 LLC in Salisbury, North Carolina. The red tail and striping give this Learjet a unique look. The Learjet 31A is one of the most popular planes in the NASCAR Air Force. Kevin Harvick [...]

Photo of Kevin Harvick’s Learjet

Kevin and Delana Harvick’s Learjet 31 Kevin and Delana Harvick’s 1997 Learjet 31A rolls down the taxiway at Jackson County Airport in Michigan. Get all the details on this jet. Photo courtesy Woody Harrington

Barack Obama’s Jet

Barack Obama Wants A Jet — Looks Like He Will Get One. Barack Obama finally gets his own private jet. Barack Obama spent part of his Presidential campaign been flying around the country in charter jets and borrowed planes – including this Gulfstream jet owned by Atlanta pastor Eddie Long — while Obama was campaigning [...]

N100BL Learjet 31A

Bobby Labonte’s N100BL Learjet 31A The Learjet 31A is an extremely versatile corporate jet that normally seats 6 passengers and one or two crew members. The jet is pictured here sitting at Jackson County Airport in Michigan awaiting departure. It’s a fast jet that cruises at 596 mph at an altitude of 45,000 feet. The [...]

Cessna Citation III N119ES

N119ES is Elliott Sadler’s Jet It’s a 1990 Cessna Citation III Turbo-fan jet registered to Elliott Sadler Enterprises in Emporia, Virginia. The airplane is shown here preparing to depart Michigan’s Jackson County Airport following the NASCAR race. This jet was once the executive jet for First Tennessee Bank before Sadler acquired it in February 2007 [...]

Michigan Helicopters

Helicopters Ready To Go A fleet of helicopters prepares to leave after spending the day ferrying NASCAR drivers between Michigan International Speedway and Jackson County Airport in Jackson, Michigan. Some speedways like Atlanta, Talladega and Daytona have airports that are practically in the parking lot. Others, like Michigan, rely on helicopters to get drivers and [...]

Jet For Sale on eBay

1965 Hawker DH 125-1A Jet I was on eBay Motors looking at the vintage stock cars when I came across this Hawker jet for sale. The seller has it listed with a Buy It Now price of $75,000 — but it needs a 48 month inspection performed before the FAA will issue an airworthiness certificate. [...]

Cessna Citation III 650

Kasey Kahne’s N91KK Cessna Citation Enlarge photo N91KK is seen here departing Jackson County Airport in Jackson Michigan, following the 3M Performance 400, and headed to Statesville, North Carolina. Kasey Kahne flies in this 1991 Cessna Citation III 650. According to FAA records, the plane is owned by KK9 LLC, a North Carolina business entity [...]

Teresa Earnhardt’s Learjet 31

N1DE Learjet 31 Teresa Earnhardt’s Learjet 31 taxis at Daytona Beach International Airport. It’s hard to go wrong when you choose a Learjet 31 as your private jet. Teresa Earnhardt flies in this 1990 Lear 31. Like most executive jet owners she owns the jet through a separate corporation. This Learjet is registered to Champion [...]