Mooresville, NC 7/12/21 – CARS Late Model Stock Tour Rookie of the Year contender Conner Jones will thank his former mentor Jeff Jordan with his 2001 Synergy Late Model Super Truck paint scheme that was recognized at multiple short tracks in the region, including Hickory Motor Speedway.
Jones will pay tribute to Jordan who helped guide him to early wins in his legends car racing days at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Summer Shootout. With Jordan’s guidance, Jones went from struggling around the ¼ mile track during the 2019 season to scoring multiple top fives, top tens, and a single victory.
That relationship has carried over to Jones career behind the wheel of a Late Model Stock Car as well as off the track on a personal side. Jordan has blossomed into a family friend of the Jones family, and the opportunity to show his appreciation could not be passed up for the Throwback 276 weekend at Hickory. Long-time fans of the speedway may have watched Jordan race his Super Truck during the 2001 season, which Jones will duplicate on July 31st.
Jones, who drives from JR Motorsports, is competing for R&S Racecars Rookie of the Year this season on the tour. Currently 14th place in the championship standings the Fredericksburg, Virginia native accomplished his best finish (10th) at Langley Speedway on June 5th.
Tickets for the 4th Annual Baker Distributing “Throwback 276” presented by Honeywell Homes are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate on sale via the CARS Tour website at www.carsracingtour.com. Fans can also pre order Throwback 276 merchandise via the website by clicking on the “Store” button located on the menu at the top of the page.
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