Michigan’s Erik Jones Driving Guns N’ Roses NASCAR In Daytona 500
Calling all Michigan NASCAR fans and Guns N' Roses fans.
Michigan’s own Erik Jones, driver of the legendary #43 car in the NASCAR Cup Series will be sponsored by Guns N’ Roses in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 19th.
Jones was born in Byron, Michigan, and is a graduate of Swartz Creek High School. According to Wikipedia, Erik Jones received his high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway prior to a race in 2014.
The race will start at 2:30 PM and will be broadcast on FOX. Initial qualifying for the race will take place tonight at 8:15 PM (FS1). This will lock in the top two starting spots and will be followed by the twin 150-mile duel races tomorrow night at 7:00 PM, (also on FS1).
These two races will determine the rest of the starting order for 'The Great American Race'. The team Erik Jones drives for was rebranded as Legacy Motor Club last month after 7-time series champion Jimmie Johnson joined forces with fellow seven times series champion Richard Petty in a co-ownership role.
Erik Jones is a 3-time cup series winner, including going to victory lane at the Daytona summer race in 2018. Here is to hoping for another win this Sunday for Jones, as he drives the coolest car on the track - Welcome to the Jungle indeed.
For more on Erik Jones and the Guns N' Roses car, check out the videos below.