Erik Jones finishes 9th at the Talladega Superspeedway


Erik Jones and No. 43 The United States Air Force (USAF) Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE team finished ninth in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) YellaWood 500 at the Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on Monday 4 October.

The NASCAR Cup Series Round 12 playoff race at the 2.66-mile Alabama circuit has been postponed due to bad weather on Sunday, October 3.

The lineup for the 188-lap scheduled event was determined using the NASCAR competition-based formula, which takes into account the final positions of the previous race (weighted 25% owner and 25% driver, 26ns-place, Las Vegas), the team owner’s points ranking (35%, 26ns– seat) and the fastest lap of the previous race (15%, lap 17). Jones started at the Talladega Superspeedway, January.ns NASCAR Cup Series points event of the season, from 26ns-placed on line 13.

At the end of Phase 1 on lap 60, Jones was scored in the 24thns-place. The 25-year-old native of Byron, Michigan scored equal to first place at the Talladega Superspeedway. The YellaWood 500 was stopped at 71 laps from full distance from the second downpour of the day, when the warning flag for a multi-car accident was raised, and the track went in red flag conditions with three laps to go. stage 2. As more than half of the 188 scheduled laps have been completed, NASCAR rules dictate that the ranking has been calculated as the official order of arrival.

“It was a good day for No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE of the United States Air Force. I thought our team had good speed all day and we kept them in front. The race was coming to us, and then the rain came. I am proud of the effort to finish in the top ten and hopefully continue to do so for the Bank of America’s ROVAL ™ 400 in Charlotte. “

-Erik Jones


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