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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. 23 Toyota Camry for BK Racing, and in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the Nos. 8 and 78 Chevrolet Camaros for B. J. McLeod Motorsports.

Blake Jones
Born (1997-01-12) January 12, 1997 (age 22)
Sevierville, Tennessee
AchievementsYoungest winner ever at Talladega Superspeedway (18)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
3 races run over 1 year
Car no., teamNo. 23 (BK Racing)
2018 position40th
Best finish40th (2018)
First race2018 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (Loudon)
Last race2018 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Bristol)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
5 races run over 2 years
Car no., teamNos. 8/78 (B. J. McLeod Motorsports)
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 18, 2018.

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Racing careerEdit

Monster Energy Cup SeriesEdit

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]

NASCAR Xfinity SeriesEdit

Jones made his NASCAR debut in 2016, driving the No. 15 Ford Mustang for B. J. McLeod Motorsports. This was his only race in the season.[2]

In 2018, Jones returned to NASCAR with B. J. McLeod Motorsports.[3]He has participated in 5 races so far, with a best finish of 24th at Chicago.[4]

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

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

Monster Energy Cup SeriesEdit

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 [5]

Xfinity SeriesEdit

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 [6]
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 [7]
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 EastEdit

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 [8]
2013 BRI
36
GRE PEN RCH BGS IOW LGY COL IOW VIR GRE NHA DOV RAL 77th 8 [9]

ARCA Racing SeriesEdit

(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 [10]
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 [11]

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Birchfield, Jeff (July 17, 2018). "Jones to make Cup debut this weekend".
  2. ^ http://www.themountainpress.com/sports/sevierville-s-jones-to-drive-in-upcoming-nascar-xfinity-races/article_87e70a4d-51c4-5418-97cf-22cf42d9f881.html
  3. ^ Curtis, Michael (June 28, 2018). "Sevierville's Blake Jones shifts from head moonshine distiller to full-time NASCAR driver".
  4. ^ Mayberry, Wes (July 5, 2018). "Jones survives heat, finishes 24th at Chicagoland".
  5. ^ "Blake Jones – 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "Blake Jones – 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "Blake Jones – 2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  8. ^ "Blake Jones – 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "Blake Jones – 2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "Blake Jones – 2015 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "Blake Jones – 2016 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

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