Jeb Burton to Make NASCAR Nationwide Series Debut in Our Sept. 21 Kentucky 300
Twentyone year-oldl egacy racer Jeb Burton will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) debut in the No. 34 Turner ScottMotorsports(TSM) machine in a 300-mile battle at Kentucky Speedway Sept. 21.The South Boston, Va., driver is the son of 13-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Ward Burton. Jeb Burton competes full-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) where he is a Rookie of the Year Award candidate. He will enter tomorrow's NCWTS Chicagoland Speedway event ranked fourth in the championship standings and 66-points off Matt Crafton's leading pace after delivering a June 7 Texas Motor Speedway victory along with a combined three top-five and eight top-10 finishes through 15 events this season.
Jeb Burton made his Kentucky Speedway track debut June 27 this season with a ninth-place NCWTS UNOH 225 finish. He will work with his current NCWTS crew chief, Mike Hillman, Jr., during the Kentucky 300 weekend.
"It's all about experience and opportunity. At the beginning of the season, I set a couple of goals for myself and racing in the Nationwide Series was one. My Turner ScottMotorsportsteam is the hardest working group of guys in the garage, so I'm confident we'll give it all we've got at Kentucky Speedway
"I'm really thankful for this opportunity and can't thank Arrowhead enough for its ongoing support," Burton said.
Tickets, campsites and daily infield Fan Zone passes for the Kentucky 300 and Sept. 20 ARCA Racing Series (ARS) ZLOOP 150 can be purchased through the tickets pages of of this website, by calling (859) 578-2300 or by visiting the speedway ticket office at 1 Speedway Drive, Sparta, Ky., 41086 just off Interstate 71 Exit 57 and Ky. Hwy. 35 N.