BUSCH: Buckshot Jones Darlington Track Notes

Buckshot Jones Notes & Quotes Darlington Raceway NASCAR Busch Series SunCom 200 Notes * Despite finishing 36th last weekend at Atlanta, Buckshot Jones and the team are very optimistic about this weekend's Darlington race. The team raced...

Buckshot Jones Notes & Quotes
Darlington Raceway
NASCAR Busch Series
SunCom 200

Notes

* Despite finishing 36th last weekend at Atlanta, Buckshot Jones and the team are very optimistic about this weekend's Darlington race. The team raced from 42nd to 12th during the Aaron's 312 before and accident ended their day.

* The Cheez-It Racing Team had a solid performance at Darlington Raceway last fall. Starting from the 3rd position, the team ran well all afternoon long before finishing 11th.

* Jones has never finished any worse than 14th in the spring race at Darlington during his career. He has also completed 100% of the total laps during the spring races.

Quotes

* "It's very easy to hit the wall at Darlington. You have to be on your toes at all times and when you line somebody up to make a pass, you have to take you time and be patient." --Buckshot Jones, driver of the No. 00 Cheez-It Pontiac.

* "I like Darlington a lot, but to run well you have to qualify well, and that's something (qualifying) we need to step up to and run a l --Buckshot Jones, driver of the No. 00 Cheez-It Pontiac.

* Darlington eats up tires just like Rockingham does. It's a tire management deal and the driver has to do all he can to conserve them. At Darlington, the fastest driver doesn't always win." --Sandy Jones, crew chief of the No. 00 Cheez-It Pontiac.

<pre> Darlington Raceway NASCAR Busch Series Results

Race            ST      FIN     Earnings
9/4/99          3       11      $14,240
3/21/98         17      14      $7,865
9/5/98          3       42      $6,010
3/22/97         33      6       $12,325
8/30/97         38      32      $6,810
8/31/96         12      34      $4,815
9/2/95          36      41      $3,100

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
Totals:         Starts  Top 5   Top 10  Poles   Earnings
                4       0       1       0       $71,565

Race Information Saturday, March 18, 2000 SunCom 200 Darlington Raceway Track Size: 1.366 miles Laps: 147 TV: Live ESPN- 1:00p.m. EST Radio: MRN 1:00 p.m. EST

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Buckshot Jones