[mrn.com] MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Kyle Busch Motorsports announced today the additions of Brandon Jones, Spencer Davis and Riley Herbst to the organization's driver lineup for 2018. Davis and Jones will each compete in five races during the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, while Herbst will make two starts.
Jones has produced seven top-five and 15 top-10 finishes across 35 career NCWTS starts since making his series debut as a 16-year-old at Bristol in August of 2013. The 20 year old has finished second three times in Truck Series action, most recently at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta last July. He picked up his fourth career ARCA Racing Series victory at Michigan last year and also has one NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win (Iowa Speedway, 2014) on his resume. The Georgia native will compete full-time for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2018.
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The Sandusky, Ohio-based team owned by Duke and Rhonda Thorson has competed in the Camping World Truck Series since 1996 when it debuted with Chevrolet. The company transitioned to Toyota in 2012 until they announced last week the intention to change manufacturers.
“With 23 years in the NCWTS, we look forward to our new partnership with Ford Performance in NASCAR,” said team owner Duke Thorson. “Our pursuit of wins and championships remains at the forefront of our objectives.”