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Erik Jones to Race Charlotte — Not Homestead — in No. 5 Truck For Ballew, Finch and Wauters

Photo Credit: @JoeGibbsRacing on Twitter.

Before the 10-week break in NASCAR action due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a story had surfaced that created some buzz in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series.

Erik Jones would be returning to drive in an attempt to collect the Kyle Busch bounty in a combined effort between Wauters Motorsports with Billy Ballew and James Finch at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Billy Ballew, James Finch Teaming With Wauters Motorsports to Field Truck For Erik Jones For Bounty

Well, we now know that with the schedule shuffle, Jones will actually run Charlotte Motor Speedway this Tuesday in the No. 5 truck for the joint entry from Wauters Motorsports, Ballew and Finch.

Jones revealed the news by way of a tweet on Thursday.

Jones will join Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott and Timmy Hill as the other full-time NASCAR Cup Series drivers who have announced intentions to run the event.

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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