Sport Clips in the News

(Apr. 18, 2018)

Nascar-2018-Racing-ImageNo. 20 Sport Clips Toyota Camry News and Notes:

·        JONES AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY: Erik Jones will make his third-career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. In his two previous starts at the track, Jones best finish was a sixth-place finish in the fall 2017 race.  Jones also has four NASCAR Xfinity Series starts with three top-five finishes and a best finish of second at the Virginia track.

·        JGR AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) has 123 total starts at Richmond International Raceway in Cup Series competition earning 12 wins, 38 top-five finishes, 65 top-10 finishes and seven pole starting positions. The team has led 4,330 laps, completed 48,471 of 49,278 attempted laps (98.4%) and earned an average start of 13.8 and an average finish of 12.8. Kyle Busch leads the team with four wins followed by Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin with three wins each and Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards each scored one win for the team. 

·        BRISTOL RECAP: With rain and a winter mix plaguing the Bristol, Tennessee area, the Food City 500 was started on Sunday afternoon, but following several red flags for weather, NASCAR postponed the race to conclude on Monday afternoon. Jones and the No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Camry team started the race from the 13th position and ran as high as second before a loose wheel just shy of the halfway mark forced the team to pit road for a green-flag stop. Jones lost three laps and unable to get the laps back throughout the remainder of the race, finished the race in the 26th position.

·        THIS WEEK ON THE NO. 20 CAMRY: Retuning to the car this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, Sport Clips will adorn the No. 20 Toyota Camry. 

·        POINT STANDINGS UPDATE: Following the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Jones remains 12th in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings.

·        RACE INFO: The Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2018. Coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX, Sirius XM Channel 90 and MRN Radio.

Jones Career NASCAR Cup Series Stats at Richmond International Raceway:

Starts

Wins

Top 5

Top 10

Poles

Laps Led

Avg. Start

Avg. Finish

2

0

0

1

0

0

15.0

22.0

 

Jones 2018 Season NASCAR Cup Series Stats:

Starts

Wins

Top 5

Top 10

Poles

Laps Led

Avg. Start

Avg. Finish

8

0

1

4

0

75

10.9

14.8

 

Jones Career NASCAR Cup Series Stats:

Starts

Wins

Top 5

Top 10

Poles

Laps Led

Avg. Start

Avg. Finish

47

0

6

18

1

386

13.6

17.1