BUSCH: #19 Yellow/Pameco Team Hopes to Shine at Watkins Glen

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<pre> PJ Jones #19 Yellow/Pameco Chevrolet Watkins Glen International

PJ's Watkins Glen Highlights: 1993 Winston Cup Started: 28th Finished: 8th (career best WC finish) 1993 IMSA GTP Started: 1st (Qualifying time of 1:54:253 still stands as track record for 3.4-mile road course) 1991 Firestone Firehawk Started: 1st Finished: 1st (co-drove with John Morton) 1987 Firestone Firehawk Road racing debut Finished: 6th

{TX} This Team's Best is Yet to Come:

Watkins Glen spells opportunity for the #19 Yellow/Pameco team. "We feel Watkins Glen will spark a series of strong runs for this team," team owner, David Ridling stated. "PJ has just as many laps at Watkins Glen as Ron Fellows and Butch Leitzinger and most would put them in the category as a threat to win. With the leadership of crew chief, George Church, this team has been making strides. Watkins Glen could very well be our weekend to shine."

Same Ingredients Still Necessary for Winning at the Glen:

When asked to describe the key to winning at Watkins Glen, driver, PJ Jones stated: "Some might think it differs from an oval, but it really doesn't. The same elements must come together - good equipment, good driver, good pit stops, good teamwork and a little luck never hurts, either. However, the number one element is confidence in your abilities. This team has been doing very well lately. We may not have shown it to the world, but we're chomping at the bit to prove to everyone we've got what it takes to win."

A Wild Ride at the Glen:

During practice in 1991 for the "Firestone Firehawk 500K," Jones lost the brakes in his Toyota MR-2 Turbo, vaulted the tire barrier in turn five, and landed on the back side of the track fence.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Butch Leitzinger , John Morton