Erik Jones confirms father's passing before XFINITY race at Michigan
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones has confirmed that his father, Dave Jones passed away earlier this week after a long battle with cancer. He was 54 years old.
Jones posted an open letter to his father on Twitter prior to the start of Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
To confirm - my father did pass away on Tuesday. Take it to the limit Papa Bear pic.twitter.com/IsCybrHWH4— Erik Jones (@erik_jones) June 11, 2016