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John Wes Townley |

Team: Athenian Motorsports-5-NCWTS
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/31/1989

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Athenian Motorsports, LLC is proud to announce it will field a Chevrolet Camaro full-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and a Chevrolet Silverado in all 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events in 2015 with engines provided by Hendrick Motorsports.
John Wes Townley will compete full-time for AMS in the Truck Series and run a partial schedule on the circuit previously known as the Nationwide Series. A search is underway to find a driver with sponsorship who will pilot the No. 25 Camaro in the remaining XFINITY Series events. Veteran crew chiefs Mike Ford and Michael Shelton will continue to call the shots for AMS. Ford, a multiple-race winner in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series, will return to lead the XFINITY team. Michael Shelton, who guided James Buescher to a NASCAR Truck Series title, will direct Townley’s 2015 effort in the Truck Series.-Athenian Motorsports Nov 21 - 4:00 PM

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John Wes Townley was credited with a 35th place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 12th on the grid for the Ford EcoBoost 200. He made it to lap 6 of the 134 lap event before exiting the race (Accident). He closed out the season 15th in the 2014 NCWTS Championship standings.
Nov 16 - 10:42 AM

Camping World Truck Series regular John Wes Townley has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The average speed of 159.906 mph in the No. 25 Toyota Camry was best of the four cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this session. No. 5 Josh Berry (159.263 mph), No. 90 Martin Roy (152.586 mph) and No. 87 Milka Duno (145.800 mph) are the others on this list.
Nov 14 - 2:30 PM

John Wes Townley was credited with a 33rd place DNF in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 22nd on the grid for the Lucas Oil 150. He was involved in a multi-truck wreck on the first lap and was done for the night. He is currently 15th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Nov 8 - 12:44 PM

John Wes Townley finishes 20th in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway (Fort Worth, TX).

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 17th in the lineup for the WinStar World Casino & Resort 350. He completed 151 of the 152 lap race. Townley, who made 17 of the 20 races this season, is currently 14th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Nov 1 - 7:34 PM

John Wes Townley was credited with a 33rd place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville (VA) Speedway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 18th on the grid for the Kroger 200. He made it to lap 150 of the 200 lap event before exiting the race (Accident). Townley, who made 16 of the 19 races so far this season, dropped back one spot to 13th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Oct 26 - 10:47 AM

John Wes Townley finishes eighth in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra ninth in the lineup for the fred's 250. Townley, who made 15 of the 18 races so far this season, led five laps in the race and moved up one spot to 12th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Oct 18 - 8:32 PM

John Wes Townley finishes sixth in Saturday's season-ending ARCA Racing Series race at Kansas Speedway.

He started the No. 15 Zaxby's Toyota sixth on the grid for the ARCA 98.9. Townley led 21 laps in the race.
Oct 4 - 8:24 PM

Eyeing their sixth victory of the season, which would match last season’s mark in team wins, VMS looks to drivers John Wes Townley (No.15 Zaxby’s Toyota), Justin Boston (No.25 ZLOOP Toyota), Cody Coughlin (No.55 JEGS Toyota) and Leilani Münter (No.66 Energy Freedom Toyota) to end the season on a high note.

After missing the last two ARCA races due to scheduling conflicts with his NASCAR Camping World Truck schedule, John Wes Townley (No. 15 Zaxby's Toyota) returns for the finale. Currently occupying the eighth spot in the ARCA point standings Townley has earned (1) Menards Ansell Pole Award, (5) Top-5’s and (9) Top-10 finishes in 14 series starts.-Venturini Motorsports
Oct 2 - 7:57 PM

Athenian Motorsports announced veteran NASCAR crew chief Mike Ford has joined the team as the crew chief for the #25 Zaxby's NASCAR Nationwide Series Toyota Camry with driver John Wes Townley.

Mike Ford has more than 20 years in NASCAR and has worked as a NASCAR Sprint Cup crew chief since 2000. In late 2012, he moved to BK Racing as the Director of Competition where he remained until joining Athenian Motorsports. Ford will now lead the #25 Athenian Motorsports team as crew chief for the remainder of 2014 with driver John Wes Townley beginning at Kansas Speedway, October 3, 2014.(Athenian Motorsports)-jayski.com
Oct 1 - 11:07 AM

John Wes Townley finishes 11th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 20th in the lineup for the Rhino Linings 350. Townley, who made 14 of the 17 races so far this season, is currently 13th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after the event.
Sep 29 - 3:39 PM

John Wes Townley finishes 18th in Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 17th in the lineup for the UNOH 175. He is currently 14th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after this event.
Sep 21 - 11:03 AM

John Wes Townley finishes 15th in Saturday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.

He started the No. 05 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra 15th in the lineup for the Lucas Oil 225. He is currently 14th in the 2014 NCWTS point standings after this event.
Sep 14 - 10:13 PM

Last week at Pocono Raceway, John Wes Townley was involved in an incident during ARCA qualifying.

Townley is now in good health, but sat out of both the ARCA and NASCAR Truck events at Pocono Raceway as a precautionary measure. This weekend, Brennan Poole will sub for his Venturini Motorsports teammate, in Saturday’s ARCA Racing Series race at Berlin (Mich.) Raceway. Poole will pilot the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota Camry.-Venturini Motorsports
Aug 6 - 8:49 PM

John Wes Townley finishes 6th in Friday night's ARCA Racing Series race at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana.

He started the No. 15 Zaxby's Toyota 13th on the grid for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care. Townley led 13 laps in the event.
Jul 26 - 12:34 PM