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Turner signs Burton for full Truck, partial NNS slates

November 22, 2012, Team Release,

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Turner Motorsports has signed Jeb Burton to a two-year contract to run a full-time Camping World Truck Series schedule and a limited Nationwide Series schedule in 2013 and '14.


Burton, who made his first Truck start at Martinsville Speedway this past March, has a total of five starts in the series. In those five starts, Burton has recorded one top-10 finish.

"I'm really proud that I can race for Turner Motorsports over the next two years," Burton, 20, said. "This team has had so much success, and I'm happy to have the opportunity to work with such a quality team."

Steve Turner, who has been known to give opportunities to up-and-coming stars, said, "I'm really excited that we will have Jeb under the Turner Motorsports umbrella. Everyone at Turner Motorsports feels he has the skills to be successful in NASCAR and we are eager to welcome him to our team."

Turner also noted that Jeb's father, Ward Burton, will assist with driver development at Turner Motorsports.