Genesys 300 and XPEL 375
Texas Motor Speedway – May 1-2, 2021
Ed Jones Summary:
Ed Jones will pilot the No. 18 Team SealMaster-Dale Coyne w/ Vasser Sullivan entry this weekend in the Genesys 300 and XPEL 375 on the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway D-shaped oval in Fort Worth, Texas. Jones has enjoyed some success at TMS finishing ninth in 2018 and leading his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES lap.
Ed Jones Fast Facts:
Jones is contesting his fourth NTT INDYCAR season and first with Dale Coyne w/ Vasser Sullivan.
The 2021 Genesys 300 and XPEL 375 will be Jones’ 50th and 51st career NTT INDYCAR SERIES starts.
Jones is 19th in the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship standings with 25 points.
In two previous races at TMS, Jones has a best starting position of 13 and a best finish of ninth both in 2018. He also led his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES lap in 2018 at Texas.
In his 49 career INDYCAR starts, Jones has earned 14 top-10 finishes including three podium performances Third at Indy in 2017, and third at Long Beach and Detroit Race 2 in 2018.
He has qualified in the top-10 seven times in his INDYCAR career with a best starting position of fourth at Detroit Race 2 in 2018 and the Indianapolis 500 in 2019.
Jones was the 2017 INDYCAR Rookie of the Year and was the top-rookie finisher in the 2017 Indianapolis 500, placing third.
Jones, 26, was born in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (of British citizenship) and currently resides in Miami, Florida.
Rounds 3 and 4 of the 17-race 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season will be the Genesys 300, May 1 and the XPEL 375, May 2 at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas. The Genesys 300 will be broadcast live on NBCSN at 7:00 p.m. ET. The XPEL 375 will be broadcast live on NBCSN at 5:00 p.m. ET.