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Bubby Jones

Bubby Jones. Copyright Russ Creason, 2012. Used with Permission.

Bubby Jones. Copyright Russ Creason, 2012. Used with Permission.

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Born:

05 Jun 1941
Danville, Illinois

Nationality:

United States

Indy 500s:

1 (1977-1978)

Still working as a promoter as well as a mentor to many sprint car drivers. Was formerly the track manager of Perris Auto Speedway, California, and is now involved in track operations in Indiana. A sprint car legend, he continues to attend all kinds of USAC meetings, historic or otherwise. Real name is Norman. Jones was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1998. Jones initially started racing in motorcycles, but switched to cars to help out his brother-in-law, as his original driver had been injured. Bubby was also a barber, and this was his trade alongside racing cars for quite some while.

Biography last updated 29 Oct 2014