Race Weekend Central

IndyCar Veteran Ed Jones To Race for Young’s Motorsports at COTA

Young’s Motorsports announced Saturday afternoon (March 11) that NTT IndyCar Series veteran Ed Jones will make his NASCAR debut.

He’ll drive the team’s No. 20 truck in two weeks in the Craftsman Truck Series race at Circuit of the Americas.

A native of Dubai, Jones has three podium finishes in 63 starts in the IndyCar Series.

See also
Truckin' Thursdays: Vegas Ratings Get a Tune Up

“Excited to be racing in my first [Truck] race at [COTA] in two weeks time with [Young’s Motorsports]. [It’s a] new experience, and [I’m] ready for the challenge.” Jones posted on his Twitter page.

In two races this season, the Young’s Motorsports No. 20 has been driven by Derek Kraus and Matt Mills. Kraus finished 18th at Daytona International Speedway, while Mills finished 26th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The Xpel 225 from COTA can be seen on Saturday March 25, at 1:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

Sign up for the Frontstretch Newsletter

A daily email update (Monday through Friday) providing racing news, commentary, features, and information from Frontstretch.com
We hate spam. Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else.

1 Comment
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Mike Kalasnik

He is a native of DUBAI? With a names like Ed Jones I wouldnt of ever guessed that!

Share via