December 20, 2013 // Franchising.com // Mooresville, N.C. - Wauters Motorsports announced today that John Wes Townley will drive the No. 5 Zaxby's Toyota Tundra in the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
"We are excited to have John Wes and Zaxby's join us in 2014," team owner Richie Wauters said. "He has made significant gains in his NASCAR career and we feel this is the right fit for him this season. We expect to have John Wes in the top-five in points and, hopefully, bring home some wins for Zaxby's.
And we are thrilled to be back fielding Toyotas with Joe Gibbs Racing Engines."
"I'm looking forward to working with a well-respected truck owner like Richie Wauters," John Wes Townley said. "He builds some of the best trucks in NASCAR. I know together we will post some top-fives and, hopefully, a few wins this season."
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener is slated for Friday, February 21, 2014 at Daytona International Speedway – with pre season testing on the 2.5 mile superspeedway Monday, January 13, and Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
For more information on John Wes Townley and Wauters Motorsports visitwww.WautersMotorsports.com , Facebook: Wauters Motorsports and Twitter: @WautersMotors5.
An alternative to fast food, Zaxby's offers its guests prepared-at-order Chicken Fingerz, Traditional or Boneless Wings, sandwiches, Zalads and Zappetizers, along with a variety of nine sauces ranging from Wimpy and Tongue Torch to Nuclear and Insane. Childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley hatched the Athens, Ga.-based chain in 1990 to provide a fun, relaxing atmosphere that would keep guests coming back for more. The company ranked number seven in the 2012 Top 10 Excellent Large Fast-Food Chains With 500 Or More U.S. Units Quick-Track study published by Sandelman & Associates. The chain also ranked number five in the nation for total sales and number one in the chicken segment in the 2012 Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report published by Technomic. In honor of the thousands of children the restaurant chain serves every year, Zaxby's is a proud supporter of Make-A-Wish. The company operates more than 595 locations in 13 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, please visit zaxbys.com, facebook.com/zaxbys or follow on Twitter @Zaxbys.