ECR Engines is a high-performance research, development and engine production company located on the Richard Childress Racing campus in Welcome, North Carolina. The company has strong ties in worldwide motorsports and provides engines for NASCAR teams such as RCR, Germain Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing, Circle Sport – Leavine Family Racing, and others in the Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series.
Beyond NASCAR, ECR also produces engines for the Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype cars competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, SCCA, dirt and asphalt short track, and sprint car racing.
ECR was formed in 2007 when Richard Childress Racing and Dale Earnhardt, Inc. combined their engine development and production efforts. The subsidiary of RCR Enterprises has earned more than 250 victories, including two Daytona 500s, three Brickyard 400 championships, and championships in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. ECR Engines won the 2014 and 2015 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype.
With a focus on leading-edge development and world-class engine production, ECR Engines enjoys technical partnerships with market leaders in innovation, including Chevrolet, WIX Filters, Lucas Oil, Zeiss, PTC, Cometic Gasket, Bosch, Clevite, ARP, Smith Brothers, Spring Technologies, Total Seal, and others.
ECR’s success is a result of the combination of engineering expertise, a constant focus on innovation and the incorporation of technology throughout its operations.