Erik B. Jones, popularly known as That Jones Boy, a nickname given to him by the announcer Ken Squier, is a famous professional American stock car racing driver. Erik B. Jones is the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Cup Series champion. Erik Jones currently completes full-time driving Toyota Camry No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Erik Jones is a popular celebrity who is also a member of race car drivers.
Erik Jones Career Details
Erik Jones started his car racing career with the 1998 Carquest Auto Parts 250. Before moving to major NASCAR Series, he was a winner of NASCAR Midwest Series. He competed in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the 2001 GNC Live Well 200 at Milwaukee. Erik Jones entitled the winner of the 2013 Snowball Derby in December 2013.He won his first career Cup Series in the year 2018 at the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at the Daytona International Speedway.
Interesting Facts About Erik Jones
- Erik Jones began his racing career at a tender age of seven in quarter-midget racing.
- In 2010, at the age of 13, Erik Jones began competing in the ASA Late Model Series becoming the youngest racing winner ever of the Oktoberfest race at LaCrosse Fairgroungs Speedway.
- He was the first driver who was not a resident of Florida to win Governor’s Cup 200 late model race at New Smyrna Speedway in over thirty years.
- He was the first ever driver to compete in the series of ARCA Racing in 2012, at the mere age of 15 years.
Erik Jones Bio: Age, Education, Career, Early Life
Erik Jones is an American professional stock car racing driver who was born on 30th of May in the year 1996 in Byron, Michigan. He is graduated from Swartz Creek High School. Erik Jones went on to receive his high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway. Erik Jones has a sister younger to him named, Lindsay. His father Ron Jones was also a professional car racing driver. It is reported that he has been dating Holly Shelton, who is a dirt track racer, since 2018. Erik Jones lives in Cornelius, North Carolina.
Eric Jones Net Worth
In 2019, at the age of 42, Erik Jones’ approximate net worth is estimated around $ 1 million. His car racing profession forms the main source of his income. His net worth only tends to increase in the coming years. Nothing is yet known about his spending habits.