Roush Yates Engines, Mooresville, N.C., has announced the addition of Gene Jones to its performance products department.
Jones will bring Roush Yates Performance Products, a division of Roush Yates Engines, will focus on new-part sales to NASCAR, dirt and asphalt racing teams, according to a press release.
He has more than 14 years of racing experience dealing with top-level teams and engine builders, and comes to Roush Yates Engines from his position of sales manager at CV Products in Mooresville.
“I’m excited to be a part of the new and upcoming plans Roush Yates Performance Products has for the parts industry,” he said. “I want to thank all of my customers for the years of loyalty and friendships and invite them to call on me in my new roll with Roush Yates Performance Products.”
Jones expanded short-track trackside support programs while at CV and will bring an extensive parts knowledge to Roush Yates, according to the release.
“Gene Jones makes a great addition to the Roush Yates Performance Products team,” said Bucky Gregory, VP of sales for Roush Yates Performance Products. “We are proud to have him aboard and believe his technical knowledge and customer service will help us to reach our goal of being recognized as a superior performance products provider.”
Roush Yates Performance Products was formed in 2008 to create efficiency at Roush Yates Engines and to aid other race teams by allowing them access to high-quality parts at discounted prices, according to the release.