Statement on John Wes Townley

Photo Credit: Noel Lanier

Concord, N.C. (July 6, 2016) – John Wes Townley is undergoing treatment for a possible concussion and will not compete in Thursday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway.

The No. 05 Jive Communications Chevrolet will be driven by Parker Kligerman.

Cole Custer will substitute for Townley in Saturday night’s ARCA 150 presented by Casey’s General Stores at Iowa Speedway.

Townley hopes to return to competition at the NASCAR Truck race at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night July 20th.

About Athenian Motorsports:

In July 2014, Athenian Motorsports began operating out of a new, state-of-the-art, 43,000 square foot facility in Concord, N.C. In 2016, the team will field full-time entries in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. AMS will also field a part-time entry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.