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JGR Xfinity Duo Going TA2 Racing At Charlotte | SPEED SPORT


Brandon Jones (left) and Harrison Burton (proper) will be a part of the Trans-Am Sequence’ TA2 class this weekend on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. (Toyota Racing images)

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A pair of NASCAR Xfinity Sequence regulars will drive Silver Hare Racing-prepared TA2 Camaros throughout this weekend’s Trans-Am Sequence offered by Pirelli Professional-Am occasion on the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL.

Harrison Burton and Brandon Jones, each four-time winners within the Xfinity Sequence for Joe Gibbs Racing, are not any strangers to Trans Am competitors, having made a number of begins between 2018 and ’20.

Each drivers shall be working round their Xfinity Sequence commitments on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Along with fielding a number of full-season, Trans-Am TA2 entries, Silver Hare Racing makes use of the TA2 platform to supply highway course driver growth and testing alternatives to NASCAR groups.

Burton and Jones are utilizing the Professional-Am occasion to realize precious seat time forward of the ROVAL race that’s a part of the Xfinity Sequence playoffs in October.

“We’re actually wanting ahead to having Brandon and Harrison be a part of us on the ROVAL,” mentioned Silver Hare Racing workforce supervisor Michael Self. “Each should not solely nice drivers that I’ve had the prospect to work with and race in opposition to, they’re additionally nice individuals and good pals of mine. I’ve watched each of them win by means of their racing careers and climb from the NASCAR Ok&N stage up by means of the Xfinity sequence, so it’s actually particular for me to have them competing within the Silver Hare TA2 automobiles this weekend.

We’re placing a giant deal with highway course driver growth at Silver Hare Racing and having two profitable Xfinity Sequence drivers in our automobiles at a NASCAR playoff monitor actually highlights our program.”

The Charlotte ROVAL Professional-Am occasion is the primary of back-to-back Trans Am weekends. The sequence visits Highway Atlanta in Braselton, Ga., subsequent weekend.