30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Erik Jones

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. This week, we’re highlighting the 29th place finisher in the Pocono 400.

Name: Erik Jones

Age: 22

Hometown: Byron, MI

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing

Odd 6

  1. He got his high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway prior to the Camping World Truck Series race in June of 2014.
  2. Outside of the car, he enjoys scuba diving and golfing.
  3. His nicknames are EJ and That Jones Boy, which were given to him by broadcaster Ken Squier.
  4. His favorite sports teams are the Detroit Lions and the University of Michigan football team (as an Ohio State alum, I’m not thrilled with his choice of football teams lol).
  5. He’s the youngest Camping World Truck Series champion.
  6. He’s the youngest driver to complete triple duty (compete in all three national touring series in one weekend) when he did so at Texas Motor Speedway in November of 2015.

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