Brandon Jones NCWTS Preview: Dover International Speedway
The Monster Mile...The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) heads north to take on Dover International Speedway, aka the Monster Mile. Brandon Jones will be making his second NCWTS start of 2014 with Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) and his fifth overall. This will mark Jones' first NCWTS start at Dover, however, he competed at the 1.0-mile track in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East in 2013 and brought home a seventh-place finish.
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Previous Race Recap...The last time Jones was behind the wheel of the No. 33 Exide Chevrolet was in March at Martinsville Speedway. Jones put together a solid race in the rain-delayed Kroger 250, making his way up into the top 10 during different portions of the event. Jones was unable to stay inside the top 10 in the closing laps due to some late-race restarts. The 17-year-old finished the race in the 15th position, bringing home a career-best finish in the NCWTS.
Meet Brandon...Jones will be participating in the NCWTS autograph session at Dover International Speedway. Located in the Dover FanZone at the Lucas Oil display, the event will run from 2:00-2:45 p.m.
This Week's Silverado...Jones and the No. 33 Exide crew will unload chassis TSM-222 this weekend at Dover International Speedway. TSM-222 was most recently raced to a 10th-place finish by Cale Cale in the 2013 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Watch and Listen...The Lucas Oil 200 will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, Friday May 30. Race coverage begins at 5:00 p.m. EDT. The race can also be heard on MRN Radio as well as Sirius XM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.
Brandon Jones on Dover International Speedway:
"I'm really excited about our opportunity this weekend at Dover. I've been looking forward to getting back into the trucks since our run at Martinsville, and I think our team can build on a good run last time out. I've only raced at Dover once and it was a blast; we were able to put together a solid run in the K&N car and bring home a top-10 finish. Hopefully we can put together a similar run this time in the Trucks, and bring home another good finish."
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