CRA: Perris Auto Speedway news 2009-03-28

HEEEEEEE'S BAAAAAACK! TONY JONES ENDS BRIEF RETIREMENT TONIGHT! (MARCH 28, 2009, PERRIS, CA) In a retirement that was almost as short as Mike Tyson's 1988 91 second knockout of Michael Spinks, Tony Jones announced on Saturday morning that he...

HEEEEEEE'S BAAAAAACK! TONY JONES ENDS BRIEF RETIREMENT TONIGHT!

(MARCH 28, 2009, PERRIS, CA) In a retirement that was almost as short as Mike Tyson's 1988 91 second knockout of Michael Spinks, Tony Jones announced on Saturday morning that he will return to the seat of Mark Alexander's silver #4 Sprint Car at tonight's (March 28) USAC/CRA Sprint Car race at Perris Auto Speedway.

The story started gaining momentum early in the week, but died and was revived several times. Friday night it looked like Jones would be back, but early Saturday morning the deal was done again. After a series of early morning phone calls, the 2000 Oval Nationals and 2007 USAC/CRA champion confirmed around 10:00 AM that he was indeed back.J "I talked it over with my family (wife and three children) and we all wanted to come back," Jones said. "My dad (Hall of Famer Bubby Jones) will be excited, too."

Spectator gates will open at 4:00 PM this afternoon with the first race at 6:00.

Between 4:00 and 5:00 PM, all fans can purchase two for the price of one food items. This offer does not include drinks or value menu items.J Advance tickets for this Saturday are available 24 hours a day by calling 1-800-595-4849. They can also be ordered on the Internet at tix.com or perrisautospeedway.com.

-credit: pas

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