March 13 2020- Stouffville, Ontario – Up and coming stock car driver Connor James will join NASCAR Pinty’s Series Team 3 Red/ Ed Hakonson Racing (T3R/EHR) for 3 races in 2020. Both parties were able to reach an agreement rather quickly once discussions started based on some family business relationships built many years ago.

The 3 races on James’ 2020 schedule will include the season-opening oval race at Jukasa Motor Speedway as well as Connor’s home track Sunset Speedway and the season finale at Jukasa Motor Speedway in September.

“I am super excited to be racing in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series again. After watching the races last year and seeing the talent in this series it made me want to get back into a car this year. To be running with a team like T3R/EHR is a dream come true.” explained Connor.

Team Principal Ed Hakonson sees this as a great opportunity for both the team and Connor James. “We’re thrilled to have Connor joining us,” said Hakonson. “Bringing in a young talented driver into the NASCAR Pinty’s Series is always positive for all involved. His family has a racing background as well and they’re top-calibre people” he added.

This will make T3R/EHR a 3-car team for selected events in 2020. Everyone is looking forward to getting the season started with lots of preparation in motion at T3R/EHR.

NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in 2020 will be broadcast on and RDS and live-streamed.

Fans can follow Connor James and T3R/EHR on social media for the latest information. Connor James on Twitter @connorj_4 & @_connorjames4 on Instagram. Ed Hakonson Racing on Twitter and Instagram @ehrt3r


For additional information please contact Jamie Hakonson at or 416-560-6103