Blake Jones

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Blake Jones
Born (1997-01-12) January 12, 1997 (age 22)
Sevierville, Tennessee
AchievementsYoungest winner ever at Talladega Superspeedway (18)
NASCAR Cup Series career
5 races run over 2 years
Car no., teamNo. 77 (Spire Motorsports)
2019 position38th
Best finish38th (2019)
First race2018 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (Loudon)
Last race2019 1000Bulbs.com 500 (Talladega)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
5 races run over 2 years
2018 position105th
Best finish77th (2016)
First race2016 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 (Kentucky)
Last race2018 Alsco 300 (Kentucky)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 17, 2019.

Blake Jones (born January 12, 1997) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Spire Motorsports.

Racing career[edit]

Monster Energy Cup Series[edit]

In July 2018, Jones made his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut at Loudon, where he drove the No. 23 Toyota Camry for BK Racing. He finished 33rd.[1]

On September 29, 2019, Jones was announced to drive the Spire Motorsports No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at the October Talladega race.[2]

NASCAR Xfinity Series[edit]

Jones made his NASCAR debut in 2016, driving the No. 15 Ford Mustang GT for B. J. McLeod Motorsports. This was his only race in the season.[3]

In 2018, Jones returned to NASCAR with B. J. McLeod Motorsports.[4] He has participated in five races so far, with a best finish of 24th at Chicago.[5]

Motorsports career results[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Monster Energy Cup Series[edit]

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 MENCC Pts Ref
2018 BK Racing 23 Toyota DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV KAN CLT POC MCH SON CHI DAY KEN NHA
33
POC GLN MCH
30
BRI
27
DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV TAL KAN MAR TEX PHO HOM 40th 21 [6]
2019 Spire Motorsports 77 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV KAN CLT POC MCH SON CHI DAY KEN NHA POC GLN MCH BRI DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV TAL
31
KAN MAR TEX PHO HOM 38th 6 [7]

Xfinity Series[edit]

NASCAR Xfinity Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 NXSC Pts Ref
2016 B. J. McLeod Motorsports 15 Ford DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN
35
DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 77th 6 [8]
2018 B. J. McLeod Motorsports 8 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW
27
CHI
24
105th 01 [9]
78 Toyota DAY
37
Chevy KEN
25
NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM

K&N Pro Series East[edit]

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 NKNPSEC Pts Ref
2012 Teddy Jones Racing 80 Chevy BRI
29
GRE
23
RCH IOW BGS GRE LGY CNB COL IOW NHA DOV GRE CAR 54th 36 [10]
2013 BRI
36
GRE PEN RCH BGS IOW LGY COL IOW VIR GRE NHA DOV RAL 77th 8 [11]

ARCA Racing Series[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

ARCA Racing Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ARSC Pts Ref
2015 Cunningham Motorsports 22 Dodge DAY
17
MOB NSH SLM TAL
1
TOL NJE POC MCH
15
CHI WIN 27th 1055 [12]
Lira Motorsports 38 Ford IOW
7
IRP POC
58 BLN
8
ISF DSF SLM
19
KEN KAN
2016 Cunningham Motorsports 22 Dodge DAY NSH SLM
5
TAL TOL NJE POC MCH MAD WIN IOW IRP POC BLN ISF DSF SLM CHI KEN KAN 91st 205 [13]

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birchfield, Jeff (July 17, 2018). "Jones to make Cup debut this weekend".
  2. ^ Page, Scott (September 29, 2019). "Blake Jones to run Cup race at Talladega for Spire Motorsports". Jayski's Silly Season Site. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  3. ^ Wells, Jordan (September 19, 2016). "Blake Jones To Make NASCAR XFINITY Series Debut At Kentucky Speedway". Blake Jones Racing. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  4. ^ Curtis, Michael (June 28, 2018). "Sevierville's Blake Jones shifts from head moonshine distiller to full-time NASCAR driver".
  5. ^ Mayberry, Wes (July 5, 2018). "Jones survives heat, finishes 24th at Chicagoland".[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Blake Jones – 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Blake Jones – 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  8. ^ "Blake Jones – 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "Blake Jones – 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "Blake Jones – 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "Blake Jones – 2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "Blake Jones – 2015 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  13. ^ "Blake Jones – 2016 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

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