Erik Jones (born May 30, 1996) is an American professional stock car racing driver. The 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, he currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing, and part-time in the Sprint Cup Series, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Kyle Fowler (born June 7, 1992 in Smyrna, Georgia) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 26 Toyota Camry for JGL Racing, and he also competes part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 1 Chevrolet Silverado for MAKE Motorsports.
Jones, born May 30, 1996 in Byron, Michigan, is a graduate of Swartz Creek High School. Jones received his high school diploma at Texas Motor Speedway before the WinStar World Casino 400K Camping World Truck Series race on June 6, 2014.
The WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 is an annual 250.5-mile (403.14 km) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race held at the Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth, Texas. It is normally held the Friday before the IndyCar Series Firestone 600.
Jones began his racing career at the age of seven, in quarter-midget racing; he began racing stock cars at age 13, and began competing in the ASA Late Model Series in 2010, becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Oktoberfest race at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway.
Moving to the Champion Racing Association's CRA All-Star Tour in 2011, he won the series championship in his rookie year; Jones also was the winner of that year's Governor's Cup 200 late model race at New Smyrna Speedway, leading every lap of the event; he was the first driver not born in the state of Florida to achieve that feat in over thirty years.
During Benson's rookie season in the ASA he captured one pole position, led 174 laps and scored eight top 10 finishes to blitz the competition for the ASA's Pat Schauer Rookie of the Year award.
In 1991 Benson compiled 13 top 10's including four second-place finishes. Benson ranked fourth in the ASA AC-Delco Challenge Series in 1991. Benson later went on to win the 1993 ASA championship. During his time in the ASA series he drove the #21 Valvoline Chevrolet for Throop Motorsports.
Jones moved to the ARCA Racing Series for the 2012 season, becoming the first-ever driver to compete in the series at the age of 15; competing in 10 of the series' 19 races (he was not eligible at tracks longer than one mile), he posted a best finish of third at Winchester Speedway and Berlin Raceway.
In December of that year, Jones held off NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch to win the prestigious Snowball Derby.