PJ Jones was born in sunny California with racing in his veins. His father, Parnelli Jones, is a champion of both the Baja 1000 and Indy 500. As a teen PJ gained his competitive edge and sportsmanship by playing hockey, but he soon dove into his true passion - racing. PJ began racing with karting competitions as a teen. Soon he joined the ranks of the United States Auto Club and began his journey through international automotive competition. The 1986 Rookie of the Year, PJ soon saw great success on the track.
Following his father's footsteps PJ won the Firestone Indy Lights while he was still in his twenties, along with other accolades. PJ's racing career continued to flourish as he won titles all over the world behind anything with wheels. From sports cars, racecars, trucks and off-roading vehicles if it could drive, PJ could race it. Competing in a variety of races on ice, pavement, and dirt trails PJ pushes his capabilities to explore all the facets of racing. PJ has conquered the American Racing Series and stood on the podiums of the Indy Lights, CART, and more. From vanquishing the 1999 CART to placing in the top five of the NASCAR Sprint Cup PJ continues to thrive in today's racing circuit. He has also seen success in the dirt, winning the Henderson 250 in 2012 along with several podiums in the Stadium Super Trucks Series.
Throughout his ride in competitive racing PJ has been sure to nourish his love of UTV riding and off-roading. The man behind the wheel is a true vehicle enthusiast and family man. Today PJ resides in Scottsdale with his wife Jolaina and two sons Jagger and Jace. He continues racing as well as running his own business and spending time with his family. His sons are heavily involved in karting and are quickly making names for themselves with multiple podiums in their respective classes.
PJ manifested his dream of building a place where off-roading enthusiasts of all familiarity and skill levels could find a quality experience in his company PJ's Performance. Through his exclusive connections in the racing and automobile world PJ's Performance can offer the best prices on the market for the highest quality products. PJ is an expert in any wheeled beast and works with the best brands, including AIRAID, to ensure that company's selection of parts will enhance modern UTV ride, looks, and performance. PJ's original parts like performance suspensions take UTVs to the next level and are all designed with PJ's years of experience in racing and trail riding.