Erik Jones has accomplished many milestones in his 24 years and already left his name in the NASCAR history books. During his debut season in the Cup Series, Jones earned Sunoco Rookie of the year honors becoming the first driver to win the honor in all three of NASCAR's top series. Joining forces with Richard Petty Motorsports to drive the iconic No. 43, Jones is setting high goals for 2021.
A performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneur Andrew Murstein, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. RPM is the winningest team in NASCAR Cup Series history with 273 wins and has business partnerships with national and global leaders. Today the race operation fields the famed No. 43 in the NASCAR Cup Series with driver Erik Jones. The team is headquartered in Welcome, N.C.
Known to many simply as "The King," NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty is the most decorated driver in the history of NASCAR. WIth a record number 200 career race wins and seven NASCAR Cup Series Championship during his illustrious career, there is a reason he wears the crown.
Andrew Murstein is the founder, president and largest shareholder of the Medallion Financial Corporation. Under Murstein's leadership, today Medallion manages over $1 Billion in investments. Murstein has been named among Crain's New York Business' "40 Under 40". In late 2010, Medallion Financial was one of several parties involved in the purchase of Richard Petty Motorsports.
A California native and West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Inductee, Jerry Baxtor has been a victorious crew chief since 1985. From 2012 to 2019, Baxter served as crew chief in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series leading several drivers and collecting 16 wins.