Brandon Jones Prepares For Atlanta

Brandon Jones

No. 19 Menards/Jeld-Wen Toyota Supra News and Notes:

·     JONES AT ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY:  After a very impressive team performance and third place finish in Daytona, Atlanta, Georgia native Brandon Jones heads to his home track at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The team is riding a wave of momentum from 2018 and Daytona and have high expectations for this challenging 1.54 mile tri-oval. Jones and the 19 team will be back in the Menards /Jeld-Wen Toyota Supra at Atlanta this season.    

·     JGR AT ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY: JGR has 43 total starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), earning two wins, 12 top-five finishes, 21 top-10 finishes and four pole starting positions. The team has led 523 laps, completed 7,998 of 8,044 attempted laps (98.8%) and earned an average start of 8.80 and an average finish of 12.1. Kyle Busch won in 2016 and 2017.  

·     WELCOME BACK MENARDS: Menards home improvement stores along with several of their best vendor partners will be the primary sponsors for Brandon Jones for 12 races in the NXS in 2019. Starting in Atlanta this weekend the No. 19 Menards Toyota Supra will proudly display Jeld-Wen on their hood and have one partner-specific brand on the hood of the racecar for each of the following Menards races. Jones will be piloting the No. 19 Menards Supra for JGR at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 2, Auto Club Speedway on March 16, Bristol Motor Speedway on April 6, Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, Chicagoland Speedway on June 29, Kentucky Speedway on July 12, Iowa Speedway on July 27, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 10, Bristol Motor Speedway on August 16, Dover International Speedway on October 5, and ISM on November 9. 

·     IT’S GREAT TO HAVE MENARDS RETURNING AS PART OF THE JGR TEAM: Menards has been involved with NASCAR since 2001 and has supported a wide variety of racing ventures for several years. Currently, Menards is the title sponsor of the ARCA Racing Series as well as sponsoring entries in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck, Xfinity, and Monster Energy Cup Series, and in the Verizon Indy Car Series. Menards is a family-owned company that started in 1958 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, which remains Menards headquarters today.  Menards has grown to be a highly innovative home improvement industry leader totally dedicated to delivering superior customer service in sparkling, modern, well-stocked stores. 

·     RACE INFO: The NASCAR Xfinity Series 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway is scheduled for Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Watch and listen live on FS1, SiriusXM Channel 90 and PRN Radio.


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