Lowe's Motor Speedway Notes... Despite running out of gas two weeks ago in New Hampshire with 10 laps to go and leading the race, the Buckshot Racing team has high hopes for the Carquest 300. Jones has led at least one lap in three of...
Lowe's Motor Speedway Notes...
Despite running out of gas two weeks ago in New Hampshire with 10 laps to go and leading the race, the Buckshot Racing team has high hopes for the Carquest 300. Jones has led at least one lap in three of the last four Busch races dating back to Talladega (4/15/00).
Buckshot Jones has recorded three top-10 finishes at Lowe's Motor Speedway in the Busch Series and finished 29th in last year's Coca-Cola 600, Winston Cup event.
The Buckshot Racing team experienced their best starting position of the 2000 season two weeks ago at New Hampshire International Speedway by qualifying 2nd. The second-place starting position is Buckshot's best qualifying effort since July 31, 1998 at Indianapolis Raceway Park where he sat on the pole.
The team is bringing a brand new Chevrolet Monte Carlo to race with at Lowe's Motor Speedway. The car was purchased from a Hooter's ProCup team before having new front and rear clips installed on the car.
Buckshot Jones Said...
"We're real happy about the results of our testing at Charlotte a couple of weeks ago. The two-day session gave us a lot of time to work with the Monte Carlo and we found out the setup for Charlotte in a Monte Carlo is totally different from the Pontiac. I think we have a good handle on things going into the 300."
"It's a first class facility and a great place to race. For me it ranks right behind Daytona as one of the races to win each year on the schedule. The track itself is tricky to get a hold of because it changes quite a bit. You need to be prepared to make adjustments from the time the race starts until it ends."
<pre> Buckshot Jones Cumulative NASCAR Busch Series Record Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Earnings 118 2 13 30 2 $1,632,433
Buckshot Jones- Lowe's Motor Speedway NASCAR Busch Series Results Race ST FIN Earnings 10/9/99 18 11 $20,900 5/23/98 29 29 $8,760 10/3/98 30 5 $22,275 5/24/97 11 6 $18,067 10/4/97 15 10 $16,598 10/5/96 20 27 $5,385
Buckshot Jones 2000 NASCAR Busch Series Results Date Race ST FIN Earnings 2/19/00 Daytona International Speedway 4 8 $33,900 2/26/00 North Carolina Speedway 31 38 $10,750 3/4/00 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 24 24 $18,090 3/11/00 Atlanta Motor Speedway 42 36 $8,825 3/18/00 Darlington Raceway 43 25 $11,255 3/25/00 Bristol Motor Speedway 21 34 $8,715 4/1/00 Texas Motor Speedway 42 26 $17,500 4/8/00 Nashville Speedway USA 23 38 $9,075 4/15/00 Talladega Superspeedway 30 2 $38,025 4/29/00 California Speedway 23 23 $18,125 5/5/00 Richmond Raceway 30 26 $10,355 5/13/00 New Hampshire Int'l Speedway 2 19 $13,255
Totals: Starts Top 5 Top 10 Poles Earnings 12 1 2 0 $197,870
Race Information Saturday, May 27 Carquest Auto Parts 300 Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte Track Size: 1.5 miles Laps: 200 TV: TBS (live)- 1:05 pm EST Radio: PRN- 12:30 pm EST