Devin Jones

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Devin Jones
Born (1994-11-24) November 24, 1994 (age 20)
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
1 race run over 2 years
2013 position 1st
Best finish 69th (2013)
First race 2013 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of April 6, 2013.

Devin Jones (born November 24, 1994) is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Career[edit]

Jones was a successful World Karting Association and International Karting Federation driver, winning pairs of national titles in both sanctioning bodies in 2005 and 2006.[1] He also won seven other local club championships from 2004–2005 at various tracks in Southern California.

Jones raced an INEX Legends car in 2008, winning eight times. He also finished 2nd in the 2008 Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the young lions division.

In 2009, Jones moved up into the heavier and more powerful Super Late Models in the Pro All Star Series. Jones Qualified 8th out of 41 cars in the Easter Bunny 150 [2] in his first career start and finished a best of 3rd in the Independence Day 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway in July 2009.[3]

Jones continued to run in the Pro All Stars Series in 2010 partnering with Jeff Fultz Racing. He finished the year with three top 5’s and eight top 10’s in 12 starts, along with leading 47 laps. In September 2010 Jones finished 5th in the Labor Day Classic 200 at North Wilkesboro Speedway,[4] the first race at the track since Jeff Gordon won there in 1996. Jones was ranked as one of the top 30 Late Model drivers in county by the Cale Thompson Report in September 2010. In November 2010, Jones finished 5th in his first ever Skip Barber Racing Series event at Road Atlanta.

In 2011, Jones ran in the Skip Barber Racing Series. In January 2011, he earned a pair of podiums at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jones raced in the Skip Barber National Series at three different tracks with a best finish coming at Lime Rock Park. In May 2011, Jones tested a USF2000 car for Accelerace Motor Sports.[5] He finished out 2011 racing a Late Model Stock in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Hickory Motor Speedway. He tied for pole in August and come away with three top 5’s and six top 10’s in eight starts. .[6]

Jones ran full-time in the UARA-STARS Late Model tour in 2012 where he achieved his first UARA pole qualifying run at Caraway Speedway and finished the year with 28 laps lead, 2 top 5's and 8 top 10's. He was one of the leading rookies in the series, winning rookie of the race at Anderson Motor Speedway in June.[7] Jones would place sixth in the final season standings.

2013 was a landmark year for Jones as he made his first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway for the Kroger 250. He also ran part-time in the UARA-STARS late model stock touring series, recording 5 top 10's in six starts.[8]

It was announced that in 2014 Jones would be going back to road racing and competing in the Mazda MX-5 Cup for CJ Wilson Racing with sponsor VeriStor Systems.[9]

Motorsports career results[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

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

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

* Season in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

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