Exciting Announcement from Remstar Racing Team and Fast MD Racing – Jagger Jones Named Featured Driver for Upcoming Race
Tampa, October 6, 2023 - Remstar Racing Team and Fast MD Racing have just wrapped up a rigorous two-day testing session at the iconic Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta circuit. The team evaluated five talented drivers in preparation for the thrilling challenges of the upcoming 2024 season, specifically the IMSA VP RacingSportsCar Challenge scheduled for October 11th to 13th.
Among the standout candidates was the remarkable Jagger Jones (21), whose racing pedigree is truly outstanding. As the grandson of the legendary racer and 1963 Indy 500 winner, Parnelli Jones, Jagger's passion for racing runs in his veins. Currently, he is making waves in the INDY NXT series by Firestone, showcasing his immense potential on the track.
Remstar with FastMD Racing is thrilled to welcome Jagger Jones to their lineup for the upcoming IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge race next week at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta circuit. With his exceptional skills, unwavering passion, and impressive racing lineage, Jagger is a valuable addition to the team as they prepare for this prestigious race.
Anticipation and excitement are running high as the team gears up for the IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge at Petit LeMans, featuring a showcase of talented drivers.
“First, I would like to thank Remstar Management, Remstar Racing, and Fast MD Racing for giving me this opportunity. I have a wide variety of racing experience between stock cars, open wheel racing, and off-road racing and now I get to add sports car racing to the list! We had a very productive test at Road Atlanta, and it’s an honor that the team selected me for the VP Challenge race. I’m really looking forward to this new challenge and putting the Remstar LMP3 up front.” - Jagger Jones.
Mike Hull, Managing Director at Chip Ganassi Racing, is among the individuals in Jagger Jones' circle and fully supports the decision to offer him this opportunity. Hull believes in the immense talent of the 21-year-old driver.
“It’s exciting that Remi Lantinga has chosen Jagger Jones based upon his talent to represent Remstar in the VP Challenge at Petit. Jagger’s proven versatility to win from a young age that started in Karting and then forward into open-and closed wheel racing provides him an opportunity to be showcased to an IMSA audience. The global sports car racing growth is being strengthened by the talented youth movement. Jagger fits what the next teammate generation provide: natural talent tempered equally by an ethic to unselfishly share.” – Mike Hull, managing director at Chip Ganassi Racing.
Jagger's journey in motorsports began at a young age, inspired by a family deeply involved in racing. At just 6 years old, he found himself in a go-kart and instantly fell in love with the sport. His prodigious talent led him to win the 'National Karting Championship,' which opened doors for him to compete in Europe. After two successful years overseas, Jagger returned to the U.S. and embarked on a promising NASCAR career, achieving notable success. In 2019, he secured an impressive 2nd place finish in the ARCA West Championship, along with the coveted Rookie of the Year honors and a standout victory in Roseville, CA. After a brief break, Jagger transitioned to open-wheel racing, earning victories at revered tracks like Barber Motorsports Park and another Rookie of the Year title in the USF 2000 Series. In 2023, he had a stellar rookie season in INDY NXT, highlighted by a 2nd place finish in Detroit and consistent top 10 finishes.
Stay tuned for more updates on the Remstar Racing Team and Jagger Jones as they prepare to take on the competition at the iconic IMSA Petit LeMans weekend in Braselton, Georgia.
For media inquiries and further information, please contact:
647 406 3002
Remstar Racing Team would like to express gratitude to its fans, sponsors, and partners for their unwavering support as the team embarks on this exciting journey alongside the talented Jagger Jones.
Copyright 2021 remstar management. all rights reserved.