"Darlington is a track where you need to have patience and pay attention at all times. We tested at this track after the first Busch race and we ran better than we ever have, so...
"Darlington is a track where you need to have patience and pay attention at all times. We tested at this track after the first Busch race and we ran better than we ever have, so I'm looking forward to going back and finishing up front." --Buckshot Jones, driver of the No.00 Bayer Aspirin / Alka-Seltzer Pontiac
Darlington Raceway NASCAR Busch Series Results
Date ST Fin LC/TL Status $Won 09/02/95 36 41 1/147 Engine $3,100 08/31/96 12 34 140/147 Running $4,815 03/22/97 33 6 147/147 Running $12,325 08/30/97 38 32 95/147 Running $6,810 03/21/98 17 14 147/147 Running $7,865
Equipment: The Bayer Aspirin / Alka-Seltzer Pontiac the team is utilizing this weekend is the same car in which Jones claimed his only pole position of 1998 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Jones went on to finish the race in third position.
Darlington Quick Facts: Jones' crew chief is Ricky Pearson, son of legendary Winston Cup driver David Pearson. David Pearson has won more races (10) and poles (12) at Darlington Raceway than any other NASCAR driver. Ricky Pearson has visited victory lane as crew chief twice at Darlington in 1992 and 1993 with driver Robert Pressley.
Winston Cup Series Information: The next Winston Cup race Jones will attempt to qualify for will be at Richmond International Raceway on September 12 in the No. 00 Chevrolet owned by Stavola Brothers Racing. A sponsor has yet to be determined.