WCUP: Buckshot Jones - Track Notes from Talladega

22 April 1999

   IMG Motorsports-Charlotte
   Buckshot Jones Track Notes
   Talladega Superspeedway

"I started racing on short tracks, so getting the chance to compete on
superspeedways on the NASCAR Busch and Winston Cup Series has been a welcome
change.  I think I like these tracks because not only are they physically
demanding, but they challenge the driver mentally.  Each driver must think
about each move he makes, because one mistake can be the end to his day." 
- Buckshot Jones, driver of the No.00 Crown Fiber Communications Pontiac

The Buckshot Racing team tested at Talladega Superspeedway in April and
Jones had this to say about the test session:  "We didnít make the first
race of the year at Daytona because the front clip on the car was off and I
think weíve learned from that experience.  The test session went well, but
we still need to get faster.  I think we have a good starting point for the

Unlike most tracks this year, Jones has experience in a Winston Cup car at
Talladega Superspeedway.  He qualified 11th and finished 16th in the 1998
Winston 500 when he was filling in as driver for the Stavola Bros. Racing

Jones will be signing autographs at the 14th Annual Race Fever Night at
Talladega Superspeedway at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 23.

Buckshot Jones
1997 and 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Date		Location	    ST	FIN	LC/TL	Status	  $Won
11/16/97	Atlanta, Ga.	    32	 43	38/325	Accident  $20,875
05/31/98	Dover, Del.	    19	  8    400/400	Running	  $26,580
08/01/98	Indianapolis, Ind.  15	 27    158/160	Running	  $72,285
08/15/98	Brooklyn, Mich.	    34	 27    197/200	Running	  $18,440
09/20/98	Dover, Del.	    14	 42     84/400	Engine	  $16,355
10/11/98	Talladega, Ala.	    11	 16    187/188	Running	  $28,775

Buckshot Jones
1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Date	Location	   ST	 FIN	LC/TL	Status		$Won
2/14/99	Daytona, Fla.	   ---	 ---	 ---	  ---		 DNQ
2/20/99	Rockingham, N.C.   ---	 ---	 ---	  ---	 	 DNQ
3/07/99	Las Vegas, Nev.	    35	  29	262/267	Running     	$48,600
3/14/99	Atlanta, Ga.	     7	  37	248/325 Driver Fatigue	$22,880
3/21/99	Darlington, S.C.    32	  34	162/164 Running		$20,215
3/28/99	Fort Worth, Texas   31	  35	252/334	Vibration	$40,975
4/11/99	Bristol, Tenn.	    36	  39	406/500	Running		$25,240
4/18/99	Martinsville, Va.  ---	  ---	   ---	  ---		 DNQ

Totals:	 Poles	Wins  Top 5ís	Top 10ís   LC/TL	   $Won
	   0	 0	0	  0	  330/1,590(83.6%) $157,910

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