BUSCH: Bristol II: Jon Wood preview

ST Motorsports No. 47 Team Notes * Jon Wood will be making his 28th career start on the NASCAR Busch Series circuit in the Food City 250 and his second career start at the Bristol Motor Speedway. He finished 11th there in April. *...

ST Motorsports No. 47 Team Notes

* Jon Wood will be making his 28th career start on the NASCAR Busch Series circuit in the Food City 250 and his second career start at the Bristol Motor Speedway. He finished 11th there in April.

* Wood is 18th in the NASCAR Busch Series standings with $592,200 in earnings.

* Wood is the grandson of legendary driver/car owner Glen Wood and son of current Cup car owner Eddie Wood.

Jon Wood Quotes

On Bristol: "We were 11th in our first race at Bristol in April, and we came away with several things that could have made the day even better. So we're going back with a better feel for the track and what it takes to be successful there. The big thing is to stay out of trouble and keep all the fenders on the car. To be successful there, you have to find a rhythm and pick your fights."

On the season: "None of us are happy when we don't finish in the Top 10, but we knew there would be a lot of learning involved in this rookie season. We've come a long way this year. We get a better idea of what the car needs every week. The challenge is to take all that information each week and put it to practical use. As we continue to grow, the results will improve."

Crew Chief Jay Guy

On Bristol: "The best part about Bristol is we can just turn Jon loose and watch him drive. He loves to drive hard, and he's not afraid to mix it up. We're not one of the teams fighting for a championship. We're building for the future. That means he can drive hard and not worry about the standings. Bristol isn't the kind of place where you can be careful. You have to attack it, you have to be aggressive from start to finish."

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jon Wood