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John Wes Townley

Team: Athenian Motorsports-05-CWT
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/31/1989

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John Wes Townley (No. 05 JIVE Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet) finished second in Thursday night's SCOTT 150 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.
He started third in the lineup and completed all laps of the 100-lap race. Townley, who has competed in 10 of the 18 ARCA races so far this season, is currently 14th in the 2016 championship standings after this event. Sep 16 - 2:35 PM

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John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxbys Chevrolet Silverado) led the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session for the American Ethanol E15 225 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He ran a quick lap of 175.182 mph. No. 9 William Byron, No. 88 Matt Crafton, No. 17 Timothy Peters and No. 00 Cole Custer round out the top five of the 31 trucks completing laps in this session. Norm Benning in the No. 6 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Sep 15 - 5:35 PM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 JIVE Communications Chevrolet) finished 5th in Saturday night's Eddie Gilstrap Motors Fall Classic at Indiana's Salem Speedway.

He started 10th in the lineup and completed 197 of the 200 laps run. Townley, who has competed in 9 of the 17 ARCA races so far this season, is currently 14th in the 2016 championship standings after this event. He is also currently 17th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings
Sep 12 - 1:02 PM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) finished 12th in Sunday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Ontario's Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

He started 21st in the lineup and completed all of the 66 laps run. Townley, who started in 13 of the 15 truck races so far this season, advanced one spot to 17th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Sep 6 - 1:42 PM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) finished 12th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan Int'l Speedway in Brooklyn, MI.

He started on the pole and completed all of the 100 laps run. Townley, who started in 12 of the 14 series races so far this season, gained two spots to 18th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Aug 28 - 8:31 PM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) won the Keystone Light Pole Award for the Careers for Veterans 200 Presented by The Cooper Standard Foundation & Brad Keselowski's Checkered Flag Foundation with a lap of 183.697 mph.

This is his second pole in 104 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races. It is his second pole and fifth top-10 start in 2016 and his first pole in four races at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). Matt Crafton (second) posted his eighth top-10 start of 2016 and his eighth in 15 races at MIS. William Byron (third) posted his 11th top-10 start in 14 races this season.
Aug 27 - 11:19 AM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice leading up to the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.

The average speed of 182.287 mph was best of the four trucks that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 33 Ben Kennedy (181.691 mph), No. 50 Travis Kvapil (174.941 mph) and No. 71 Enrique Contreras (154.579 mph) are the others on this list.
Aug 26 - 7:16 PM

John Wes Townley (No. 05 Jive Communications/Zaxby's Chevrolet Silverado) finished 10th in Wednesday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 200 at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.

He started 19th in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Townley, who started in 11 of the 13 series races so far this season, moved up from 21st to 20th in the 2016 NCWTS Championship standings after this event.
Aug 18 - 9:53 PM

John Wes Townley (#05 JIVE Communications Chevrolet) finished second in Friday's ARCA Racing Series ModSpace 150 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

He started 13th in the lineup and completed all of the 60 laps run. Townley, who has competed in 6 of the 13 series races so far this season, is currently 20th in the 2016 ARCA Championship standings after this event.
Jul 31 - 2:51 PM

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitor John Wes Townley will not compete as scheduled in Thursday's truck series race because he is undergoing treatment for a "possible concussion," his team said in a statement Wednesday.

Townley's No. 05 Jive Communications Chevrolet will be driven by Parker Kligerman this week at Kentucky Speedway. A team release announced the news without further detail. It said Townley is hopeful to return to the seat of his truck for the July 20 race at the Tony Stewart-owned Eldora Speedway in Ohio.-NASCAR.com
Jul 6 - 3:07 PM

John Wes Townley (#05 Jive Communications/Zaxbys Chevrolet Silverado) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Texas Motor Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 179.420 mph. #9 William Byron, #23 Spencer Gallagher, #41 Ben Rhodes and #88 Matt Crafton round out the top five of the 34 trucks practicing for the Rattlesnake 400. Timothy Viens in the #86 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
Jun 9 - 9:47 PM

John Wes Townley (#05 JIVE Communications Chevrolet) finished sixth in Friday's ARCA Racing Series General Tire #Anywhere Is Possible 200 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

He started ninth in the lineup and completed 79 of the 80 laps run. Townley, who has competed in five of the seven series races so far this season, gained one spot to 10th in the 2016 ARCA Championship standings after this event.
Jun 5 - 8:30 AM

John Wes Townley (#05 Jive Communications Chevrolet Silverado) won the Keystone Light Pole Award for tonight's Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway with a lap of 177.253 mph.

This is his first pole in 96 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. It is his third top-10 start in 2016. William Byron (second) posted his second top-10 start of 2016. Byron, the fastest qualifying rookie, is making his first start at Kansas Speedway. Tyler Reddick (third) posted his first top-10 start at Kansas and his second in four races this season.
May 6 - 8:25 PM

John Wes Townley (#05 Jive Communications Chevrolet Silverado) led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice session at Kansas Speedway.

He ran a quick lap of 176.980 mph. #23 Spencer Gallagher, #13 Cameron Hayley, #29 Tyler Reddick and #88 Matt Crafton round out the top five of the 32 trucks practicing for the Toyota Tundra 250. Jennifer Jo Cobb in the #10 Chevrolet Silverado was the slowest.
May 5 - 8:10 PM

Camping World Truck Series driver John Wes Townley had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the XFINITY Series Sparks Energy 300 at Talladega Superspeedway.

His average of 184.942 mph in the #05 Jive Communications Chevrolet Camaro was best of the nine cars that ran at least 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. #42 Justin Marks (184.898 mph), #7 Justin Allgaier (184.639), #28 Dakoda Armstrong (184.411), #43 Jeb Burton (184.392), #48 Brennan Poole (184.364), #62 Brendan Gaughan (178.462), #20 Erik Jones (178.442) and #16 Ryan Reed (177.827) are the rest on this list.
Apr 29 - 12:58 PM