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Ernie Francis Jr. to Pilot 13th SRX Entry at I-55

Ernie Francis Jr. will return to the Superstar Racing Experience this weekend at I-55 Speedway, SRX announced July 11.

Francis will pilot the No. 99 Cornwell Tools car as a 13th entry for this weekend’s event.

This will be the third SRX event featuring a 13-car field rather than the typical dozen entries.

The Indy Lights driver has competed in two SRX races this season at Five Flags Speedway and South Boston Speedway, with finishes of 11th and seventh, respectively.

See also
Ernie Francis Jr. Holds Off the Field, Wins SRX Race at Lucas Oil

The SRX event at I-55 is scheduled for  July 16 at 7 p.m. ET on CBS.

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Luken Glover joined the Frontstretch team in 2020 as a contributor, furthering a love for racing that traces back to his earliest memories. Glover inherited his passion for racing from his grandfather, who used to help former NASCAR team owner Junie Donlavey in his Richmond, Va. garage. A 2023 graduate from the University of the Cumberlands, Glover is the author of "The Underdog House," contributes to commentary pieces, and does occasional at-track reporting. Additionally, Glover enjoys working in ministry, coaching basketball, playing sports, and karting.

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