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Erik Jones

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing-20-NXS
Age / DOB:  (19) / 5/30/1996

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Erik Jones (#20 GameStop Toyota Camry) finished 22nd in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Sparks Energy 300 at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway.
He started fourth on the grid and completed all laps of the 116-lap race. Jones, who has competed in all nine series races so far this season, dropped two spots to seventh in the 2016 NXS championship standings after this event. May 2 - 11:38 AM

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Erik Jones (#20 Hisense USA Toyota Camry) was credited with a 34th place DNF in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) ToyotaCare 250 at Virginia's Richmond International Raceway.

He started on the pole, led 17 laps and was running third with about eight laps to go when a caution came out. All drivers pitted for four tires except the #48 Brennan Poole. The #48 caused a wreck on the restart which collected several cars including Jones' #20 which was in the position to possibly win the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus. Jones dropped three spots to fifth in the 2016 NXS Championship standings after this event.
Apr 25 - 11:15 AM

Erik Jones (#20 Hisense USA Toyota Camry) won the NASCAR XFINITY Series Heat 1 race leading to the Main Event, the ToyotaCare 250, at Richmond (VA) International Raceway.

He will start the main event in position 1 and the winner of Heat 2 will start in position 2. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr., #18 Matt Tifft, #48 Brennan Poole and #1 Elliott Sadler were the rest of the top five in 20-driver Heat 1.
Apr 23 - 1:54 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Gamestop/Performance Designed Products Toyota) won the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300, his third victory in 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.

This is his first victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2016 and his first victory and third top-10 finish in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch (second) posted his 19th top-10 finish in 23 NXS races at Bristol. Kyle Larson (third) posted his fifth top-10 finish in six races at Bristol. Daniel Suarez leads the point standings by 6 points over Erik Jones.
Apr 16 - 6:04 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Gamestop/Performance Designed Products Toyota) won the Coors Light 21 means 21 Pole Award for the Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 with a lap of 15.239 seconds, 125.914 mph.

This is his fifth pole in 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series races and his second pole and seventh top-10 start in 2016. This is his second pole in three races at Bristol Motor Speedway. Austin Dillon (second) posted his fifth top-10 start of 2016 and his sixth in six races at BMS. Kyle Larson (third) posted his fifth top-10 start at BMS.
Apr 16 - 10:51 AM

Erik Jones (#20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota Camry) finished second in Friday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX.

He started second on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race; led twice for at total of 12 laps. Jones, who has competed in all six series races so far this season, earned the Sunoco Rookie of the Race award and is currently fifth in the 2016 NXS championship standings after this event.
Apr 11 - 11:17 PM

Erik Jones (#20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota Camry) led both Thursday practice sessions for the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

His lap of 186.968 mph in the first practice and 183.830 mph in the final practice topped the 39 cars out on track for these sessions. #3 Ty Dillon, #18 Kyle Busch, #42 Kyle Larson, #33 Brandon Jones, #19 Daniel Suarez and #48 Brennan Poole were other drivers running fast laps. Jones also had a 10-lap average speed of 178.409 mph in the final practice. This was the best of the 15 cars running at least 10 consecutive laps. No cars ran 10 consecutive laps in the earlier practice today.
Apr 7 - 8:51 PM

Erik Jones (#20 GameStop/Nyko Toyota Camry) finished 15th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series TreatMyClot.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA.

He started second on the grid and completed 149 laps of the 150-lap race. Jones, who has competed in all five series races so far this season, is currently seventh in the 2016 XFINITY Series championship standings after this event.
Mar 21 - 2:35 PM

Chris Gabehart, crew chief for Erik Jones and the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota team in the XFINITY Series, was fined ($5,000) by NASCAR for failing post-race inspection following Jones' runner-up finish in Saturday's Axalta 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.

The car failed to meet the required rear toe measurements. The infraction is a P2 level penalty. Gabehart served as race engineer for the JGR No. 11 Sprint Cup Series entry for driver Denny Hamlin before being named crew chief of the No. 20 prior to the start of the 2016 season.-NASCAR.com
Mar 16 - 9:51 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Reser's Fine Foods Toyota Camry) finished second in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Axalta 200 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, AZ.

He started the 200-lap race on the pole and led five laps. Jones, who has competed in all four series races so far this season, gained one spot to sixth in the 2016 XFINITY Series championship standings after this event. He also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award.
Mar 14 - 12:13 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Reser's Fine Foods Toyota Camry) won the Coors Light 21 means 21 Pole Award for the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 with a lap of 26.318 seconds, 136.789 mph.

This is his fourth pole in 30 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. It is his first pole and fourth top-10 start in 2016 and his first pole in four races at Phoenix International Raceway. Daniel Suarez (second) posted his fourth top-10 start of 2016 and his third in three races at PIR. Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch (third) posted his 18th top-10 start at Phoenix and his third in three NXS races this season.
Mar 12 - 1:09 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Reser's Fine Foods Toyota Camry) led the second practice session for the XFINITY Series Axalta 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.

His lap of 134.053 mph was quickest of the 41 cars out on the track for this session. #19 Daniel Suarez, #18 Kyle Busch, #3 Ty Dillon and #33 Brandon Jones are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. Mike Harmon in the #74 Dodge was the slowest. Jones led the first practice early today as well. He also had a 10-lap average speed of 131.405 mph. This was the best of the 13 cars running at least 10 consecutive laps.
Mar 11 - 5:36 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Reser's Fine Foods Toyota Camry) led the first practice session for the XFINITY Series Axalta 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.

The lap of 134.128 mph was best of the 34 cars completing laps in this session. #3 Ty Dillon, #39 Ryan Sieg, #22 Brad Keselowski and #11 Blake Koch are the rest of the top five on the speed chart. Josh Reaume in the #40 Toyota Camry was the slowest.
Mar 11 - 5:22 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry) finished third in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

He started second on the grid and completed all laps of the 200-lap race. Jones, who has competed in all three series races so far this season, advanced four spots to rank seventh in the 2016 XFINITY Series championship standings after this event. He also won the Sunoco Rookie of the Race contingency award.
Mar 6 - 9:37 PM

Erik Jones (#20 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry) had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the XFINITY Series final practice for the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The average speed of 179.711 mph was best of the 10 cars that ran 10 consecutive laps on the track for this final practice session. #33 Brandon Jones was second fastest (178.921 mph) and #2 Austin Dillon, at 178.806 mph, was third. The rest on this list were #62 Brendan Gaughan, #1 Elliott Sadler, #98 Aric Almirola, #3 Ty Dillon, #11 Blake Koch, #48 Brennan Poole and #42 Justin Marks.
Mar 4 - 7:31 PM