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.
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.
Hunting for redemption at Charlotte. Was .005 of a second away from a win the last time I raced a Truck there in 2015. Coming back to get that W. Catch me in the No. 5 Phoenix Construction Toyota Tundra with @BillyBallew, @JamesFinch & @WautersMotors5 May 26 at @CLTMotorSpdwy. 🏆 pic.twitter.com/EpmEPEzLTx
— Erik Jones (@Erik_Jones) May 21, 2020
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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