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             Tarrus Jones, Sr.

 President & Treasurer

Tarrus joined BMRT in October 2005.  He is from Zachary, LA .  After working with Auto Zone for a number of years. His current title is Store Manager. He has been used by Auto Zone to go into troubled stores and bring them back to profitability several times. Tarrus has a great future with Auto Zone Corporation.  Tarrus graduated from Northeast High School in Zachary.  He is originally from Baywood, LA,  before moving to Zachary.

Tarrus has been racing since 2002, but has been working with race cars much longer in various capacities.  He drives a 1976 Chevy Nova, in the Footbrake Class, and has raced at State Capitol Dragway and No Problem Raceway Park.

Tarrus was elected President/Treasurer of Bracket Masters in November 2008.  

       Tarrus' Nova Video

Tarrus Jones Testing His Nova @ No Problem Raceway - June 3, 2015

Tarrus' New Paint Job!

  
Tarrus Jones, Jr.

Port Allen High School Football - 2013 - Road To Greatness

 

Tarrus Nova Testing At SCR (Tremaine)

 

Team Goes To Church

Many members of Bracket Masters Racing Team attended the Mt. Olive B. C. Friends & Family Day celebration on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Port Allen, LA. The team was invited by President Tarrus Jones, who is the Head of the Usher Board at Mr. Olive. The speaker was Rev. O'Conner of Freedom B. C. in Baton Rouge, LA. PHOTOS

 

Christmas In May (2013) - Photos of new parts and car maintenance.

Tarrus Jones at the Bash - State Capitol Raceway

Video - Sept. 16, 2012 (Flash)     Video for iPhone
Sept. 28, 2012

Dec. 13, 2011 - Mrs. Richarda W. Jones, wife of President Tarrus Jones, will graduate from Southern University with a Masters Degree in Education this Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Congratulations Richarda!

Nov. 5, 2011 - Tarrus had his freshly painted project car at the Bracket Masters Fall Shootout at State Capitol Raceway. He finished 3rd in the Non-Electronic Class the first time out with the car!

Sept. 22, 2011 - New Paint Job for Tarrus' 1976 Nova. View the project in progress.

Dec. 19, 2009 - President Tarrus Jones and his wife, Richarda W. Jones, attended the BMRT Christmas Party, held at the WBR Parish Community Center, Dec. 17, 2009.
Mrs. Jones  Mr. & Mrs. Tarrus Jones
Tarrus handed out awards to all BMRT members that were present and V. P. Johnny Tate gave President Jones his award. Since becoming President of BMRT, Tarrus has been an excellent leader of the team.
Tarrus

August 14, 2009 - Photos of Tarrus' new Nova project car

August 14, 2009 - Matt's Gremlin - Friend of Tarrus.

June 21, 2009 - Bracket Masters President, Tarrus Jones, along
with the Bracket Masters Racing Team, put on an excellent event
Father's Day at State Capitol Raceway. Everyone enjoyed the
festivities and many racers and families are looking forward to next year.
Tarrus

Tarrus Wedding Announcement - March 22, 2009

Tarrus Jones Photos at Super Chevy Show - Feb. 7-8, 2009

Video of Tarrus testing 1/25/2009 and losing Hood & Bumper

Photos By Tarrus - State Capitol Raceway & Memphis Motorsports Pk

Wheelstanding School Bus - Video by Tarrus

April 17, 2009 - Tarrus was married today. Congratulations to
Tarrus and Mrs. Richarda W. Jones.

Jones Wedding Photo

November 23, 2008 - Tarrus was elected President and Treasurer of Bracket Masters Racing Team - Congratulations to Mr. Jones.

June 15, 2008 - Tarrus attended the Father's Day Race at State Capitol Raceway.

March 16, 2008 - Tarrus was elected team Treasurer and is a member of the board of directors.

Feb. 23, 2008 - Tarrus was having a good time and the car was running excellent at the Super Chevy Show at State Capitol Raceway opening event. 
   
Super Chevy Time Trials

Nov. 11-12, 2007 - Tarrus had the Nova running like a "Super Chevy" at the Holiday Helpers Race at State Capitol Raceway! 

Tarrus represented Bracket Masters Racing Team during the graduation ceremonies for the D.A.R.E. on the Southern University campus.

July 15, 2007 - The Baton Rouge SMART Program and the Bracket Masters Racing Team were invited to participate in "NHRA Day" at the Community School for Apprentice Learning on 07/05/07.  The CSAL Charter School is a Middle Grade School located in East Baton Rouge Parish at 1555 Madison Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA.  Our host for NHRA Day was Mr. Khiresell Lee, the son of BMRT member, Robert Garner.  Mr. Warren Birkett, of BR SMART, was the featured speaker.  Mr. Reggie Jackson, of the BMRT Youth Program, provided additional information to the students.

The students were introduced too the fundamentals of racing which included discussions of the different NHRA classes, staging during eliminations and other race day activities.  This presentation was aided by the use of the NHRA and BMRT web pages in addition to a power point presentation provided by our host.  The students were also introduced to the different careers associated with the automotive industry including mechanics, computer specialist, graphic designers, writers, publishers and engineers to name a few. 

After the classroom sessionís students went outside and toured the cars provided by members of the BMRT, including the teams Junior Dragster.  At each car students were provided details on the construction of the car, the required safety equipment and the NHRA class that the car competes in.  This was followed by a question and answer session at each car.  Team Members present included, Taurus Jones with his Nova, Reggie Jackson with the BMRT Junior Dragster, Robert Garner & son, Khiresell Lee with their Monte Carlo and their Z28 Camaro that is under construction.  Mr. Birkett is President of the Baton Rouge SMART Program and a honorary member of BMRT.

After the class room and outside activities the students and members from the BMRT and BR SMART were treated to  a pizza lunch by our host. Photos of NHRA Day.

June 22, 2007 - Tarrus was back at State Capitol Raceway with the Nova and went all the way to the finals where he ram the wheel standing Chevelle of Mr. Sam Harrison.  Tarrus took too much stripe and broke out to win runner-up in the Friday night Non-electronics money class. 

June 17, 2007 - Tarrus and family attended the Father's Day Race.  Tarrus had the Nova running very good and went to the semi-finals before being eliminated. 

May 30, 2007 - Tarrus takes photos of his friends and his father.  PHOTOS

Sept. 10, 2006 - Tarrus attended the Louisiana Drag Classic. 

Sept. 3, 2006 - Tarrus and Willie appeared on KQXL-FM (Q106 Dot 5) today and really did a good job of promoting the racing team and the sport of drag racing.  Congratulations Willie & Tarrus.

June 18, 2006 - Tarrus and son, attended the Father's Day race at State Capitol Raceway.  Tarrus had his Nova out and the car was running very good.  
Tarrus also participated in the Father's Day race by being in on the planning for the race and the teams picnic.

January 22, 2006 - Tarrus was elected Secretary of Bracket Masters.  Congratulations Tarrus! 

12/26/05 - Tarrus attended the BMRT Christmas Party.

11/13/05 - Bracket Masters Racing Team held an indoctrination ceremony and a Certificate of Official Membership was presented to Mr. Tarrus Jones, along with his Bracket Masters I.D. Card.  Welcome to Bracket Masters.