The 21-year- old Georgia native and up-and-coming NASCAR driver Brandon Jones starts a new chapter in his career in 2018 joining Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) driving the No. 19 Toyota Camry full-time.
After the past three seasons driving for Richard Childress Racing (RCR), Jones has compiled one top-five, 18 top-10s, won one pole and has led 63 laps. In addition to his full-time NXS schedule, Jones also ran a limited schedule with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. Jones earned his fourth-career ARCA Racing Series victory in June 2017 at Michigan International Speedway.
Jones reached the NASCAR ranks through the traditional progression to stock car success. The Atlanta native began his racing career in 2010 at the age of 13. The following year, he completed his first full season earning the Super Trucks points championships at Lanier Speedway and Gresham Motorsports Park. He won six pole awards, and had five wins, five second-place finishes and 16 top-five finishes in 17 starts.
In 35 NCWTS career starts Jones has compiled three second-place finishes, seven top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. He has accumulated one win, six top-five, 14 top-10 and led 55 laps in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. Additionally, he has 21 career starts in the ARCA Racing Series and earned a career-high four wins and added 14 top-five and 16 top-10 finishes, 3 poles and led 308 laps.
When he’s not on-track, Jones enjoys hunting, fishing and farming. He is also passionate about his partnership with Hope For The Warriors and his involvement within the military community, supporting service members and veterans.