MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 6, 2024) – Sam Hunt Racing (SHR) announces today that British racing driver Ed Jones will compete in multiple races in 2024 behind the wheel of an SHR GR Supra. Jones will compete in three road course events including Circuit of the Americas, Portland International Raceway and Sonoma Raceway. 

“I’m really excited to be joining Sam Hunt Racing and Toyota Racing Development for my Xfinity Series debut and to compete in multiple races this season,” said Ed Jones. ‘After spending time with Sam’s crew and the Toyota team, I have a lot of confidence in the program. I feel confident that we will be able to achieve some strong results.”

Jones, the 2013 Formula 3 Champion, is a road course regular who is making the transition to stock car racing following a career in Formula, IndyCar, IMSA and FIA’s World Endurance Challenge. The 28-year-old is the 2016 Indy Lights Champion and has collected three IndyCar podium finishes, including one third-place finish in his Indianapolis 500 debut. Additionally, Jones has multiple podiums in the World Endurance Challenge, including a third-place finish in the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 class.

Jones has one NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series start at Circuit of the Americas.

“I’m looking forward to implementing Ed into our program at SHR, beginning at COTA,” said Sam Hunt, owner of Sam Hunt Racing. “He’s a super smart, mature guy who is hungry to build a career in NASCAR over the next couple of years , and to build it the right way. He’s professional and has raced at very high levels in IndyCar and Sports cars. We’re excited to tackle the learning curve of competing in stock cars with him, and we know he will only get stronger and stronger with experience.”