BUSCH: Fontana Buckshot Jones Notes 1999-04-27

Buckshot Jones Track Notes California Speedway "California has a lot of racing room and it's not a track where you have to worry about tire wear, but you do have to keep fuel strategy in mind. I think it's a lot like Michigan because it can...

Buckshot Jones Track Notes California Speedway

"California has a lot of racing room and it's not a track where you have to worry about tire wear, but you do have to keep fuel strategy in mind. I think it's a lot like Michigan because it can stay green for a while and you need to be aggressive and not give up a lot." - Buckshot Jones, driver of the No.00 Crown Fiber Communications Pontiac

Buckshot Jones California Speedway NASCAR Busch Series Results

Date ST FIN LC/TL Status $Won 10/19/97 16 40 16/150 Accident $14,000 07/19/98 5 11 149/150 Running $17,975

Race Recap: Jones qualified for last week's Diehard 500 in 26th position. He was the quickest in second round qualifying and this not only gave him a strong starting position, but put him in the Bud Shootout Qualifier next February in Daytona.

Car Information: Jones will be driving the car he qualified and finished 29th with earlier this year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Rookie Battle: Jones is currently third in the Raybestos Rookie of the Year battle with 61 points. He trails second place, held by Elliott Sadler, by 27 points.

Buckshot Jones 1997 and 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Date Location ST FIN LC/TL Status $Won 11/16/97 Atlanta, Ga. 32 43 38/325 Accident $20,875 05/31/98 Dover, Del. 19 8 400/400 Running $26,580 08/01/98 Indianapolis, Ind. 15 27 158/160 Running $72,285 08/15/98 Brooklyn, Mich. 34 27 197/200 Running $18,440 09/20/98 Dover, Del. 14 42 84/400 Engine $16,355 10/11/98 Talladega, Ala. 11 16 187/188 Running $28,775

Buckshot Jones 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Date Location ST FIN LC/TL Status $Won 2/14/99 Daytona, Fla. --- --- --- --- DNQ 2/20/99 Rockingham, N.C. --- --- --- --- DNQ 3/07/99 Las Vegas, Nev. 35 29 262/267 Running $48,600 3/14/99 Atlanta, Ga. 7 37 248/325 Driver $22,880 Fatigue 3/21/99 Darlington, S.C. 32 34 162/164 Running $20,215 3/28/99 Fort Worth, Texas 31 35 252/334 Vibration $40,975 4/11/99 Bristol, Tenn. 36 39 406/500 Running $25,240 4/18/99 Martinsville, Va. --- --- --- --- DNQ 4/25/99 Talladega, Ala. 26 21 188/188 Running $33,345

1999 Totals: Poles Wins Top 5s Top 10s LC/TL $Won 0 0 0 0 1,518/1,778(85.3%) $191,255

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Buckshot Jones , Elliott Sadler