"I like competing on road courses because it's a change of pace and allows me to use other skills that I may not use on the oval tracks. We didn't get a chance to test Sonoma, so we thought we would come to Watkins Glen with the Busch car instead.
"I like competing on road courses because it's a change of pace and allows me to use other skills that I may not use on the oval tracks. We didn't get a chance to test Sonoma, so we thought we would come to Watkins Glen with the Busch car instead. I don't have a lot of road course experience and we really want to be prepared when we compete in the Winston Cup races." -- Buckshot Jones, Driver No.00 Cheez-It Pontiac NASCAR Busch Series Results - Watkins Glen International
Date St Fin LC/TL Status $Won 6/98 28 29 81/82 Accident 5,900 6/97 15 20 81/82 Running 7,687 6/96 23 29 60/82 Transmission 3,745 Starts Avg. Start Avg. Finish LC/TL % of Total $Won 3 22 26 222/246 90% 17,332
* Tough Luck at The Glen Despite strong runs at Watkins Glen in previous years, Buckshot has been unable to finish in the top 10. In 1998, he was running ninth until being sent into a gravel pit with one lap remaining. Buckshot also found the gravel pit while running in the top 10 in 1997. * Million Dollar Man With his 12th-place finish in Nashville earlier this season, Buckshot has earned over $1 million in NASCAR Busch Grand National Series prize winnings in just 91 career Busch series starts. * Car No.00 The No.00 is second on the list of wins by car number in NASCAR Busch Series competition. Car No.11 is first with 31 wins, while No.00 has 30 wins in 515 total Busch Series races. Race winners in the No.00 car include Sam Ard (22), Jimmy Hensley (3), Brett Bodine (2), Johnny Rumley (1) and current driver Buckshot Jones (2).