Earlier today, it was announced that Parker Kligerman will replace John Wes Townley this weekend at Kentucky. Townley was also slated to race this weekend at Iowa Speedway in the ARCA 150. Cole Custer will substitute for Townley.
Townley is undergoing treatment. The team has not released the cause of the concussion.
According to Parker Kligerman’s Twitter account, he received a call Tuesday morning at 7:30 am that slated him to be racing this weekend at Kentucky.
According to an Instagram post, Kligerman stated, “Wishing @johsnwestownley (John Wes Townley) a speedy recovery. It is not under these circumstances that make me happy as much as I am grateful for the opportunity and hope to do a good job for the whole @getjive 05 team.”
Townley hopes to return to competition at Eldora Speedway on July 20th.