CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brandon Jones will join GMS Racing for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season.
Jones, a winner this year in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and ARCA Racing Series, will pilot the No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado in two of the final three races this season beginning with the Kroger 200 on Oct. 25 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. The 17-year-old will also enter the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway on Nov. 7. The team will be led by crew chief Shane Huffman.
“I couldn’t be more excited to continue our Truck Series efforts this season with GMS Racing at Martinsville and Phoenix,” Jones said. “The opportunity to start our relationship at a familiar track like Martinsville is a great benefit and I’m incredibly excited to tackle Phoenix for the first time. GMS Racing has had impressive performances this year and I can’t wait to get back on track working with Shane Huffman and the entire organization.”
Jones has made six career Truck Series starts since 2013 with a best finish of fourth at Dover (Del.) Int’l Speedway earlier this year for Turner Scott Motorsports. In addition to his Truck Series efforts in 2014, Jones campaigned full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, where he finished fourth in the championship standings and earned a victory at Iowa Speedway. Jones also competed in three ARCA events and claimed victories at Winchester (Ind.) Speedway and Lucas Oil Raceway Park in Clermont, Ind.
“Everyone at GMS Racing is thrilled to welcome Brandon into the fold of the No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado,” said Nic Moncher, general manager of GMS Racing. “He has shown a great deal of talent this season across every series he has competed in, and we’re looking forward to great performances together at both Martinsville and Phoenix. Brandon has all the tools you like to see in a young driver and he will be a great asset to our Truck Series program.”