Erik Benjamin Jones born May 30, is an American professional stock car racing driver. Jones began his racing career at the age of seven, in quarter-midget racing ; he began racing stock cars at age 13,  and began competing in the ASA Late Model Series in , becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Oktoberfest race at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway. Jones moved to the ARCA Racing Series for the season,  becoming the first-ever driver to compete in the series at the age of 15;  competing in 10 of the series' 19 races he was not eligible at tracks longer than one mile , he posted a best finish of third at Winchester Speedway and Berlin Raceway. In December , Jones was named the winner of the Snowball Derby after the original winner, Chase Elliott , was disqualified after post-race inspections revealed a piece of tungsten in his car.
NASCAR: Two legendary streaks ended at one track on one weekend
Michael McDowell and Christopher Bell have set an early tone for Dating back to the overall start — NASCAR held its first race in — there have only been two other instances where the schedule opened up with a pair of first-timer winners, and that was in and , when every winner was basically a first timer. The two-time Xfinity Series champion is in his second season at the Cup Series level, driving the No. His two titles were won at the 1. His other Xfinity shot there was a fourth-place result in , and he still led a second-best 18 laps.
Love is in the air among NASCAR drivers (and their sisters)
The 63rd running of the Daytona took place Sunday, February 14th. But this week echoes back to the true origins of NASCAR racing at Daytona as the sport goes road racing for the second round of the season. They weren't there to race on the high banks though.
Rick Hendrick's engine-building wing actually has seven straight poles because it powers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. H; he wants to win everything, like every category, he wants to be top of the list," Bowman said. And I think it's important for Hendrick Motorsports to come up and prove that they're the ones that did that. Bowman posted a lap at