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  • • Jones to replace Wallace at Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 NASCAR Cup
    Erik Jones has signed for Richard Petty Motorsports to replace Bubba Wallace in the famed #43 car for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series...2020
  • • Erik Jones moving to Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021
    Erik Jones will head to Richard Petty Motorsports to drive the No. 43 car in 2021, the team announced Wednesday. He replaces Bubba Wallace....2020
  • • Erik Jones joins Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 Cup Series
    Erik Jones has signed for Richard Petty Motorsports to replace Bubba Wallace in the famed #43 car in 2021 NASCAR Cup Series....2020
  • • Jones to replace Wallace at Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 NASCAR Cup
    Erik Jones has signed for Richard Petty Motorsports to replace Bubba Wallace in the famed 43 car for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series...2020
  • Erik Jones joins Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 Cup Series
    • Erik Jones joins Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 Cup Series
    Jones has signed a multi-year driver agreement with the team, to drive the number made famous by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty.“It is an incredible honor to have Richard Petty want you to drive for his race team and with the car number he made famous,” said Jones. “Richard Petty Motorsports has a rich history in the sport, but they are not resting on that history.“They still ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Erik Jones Signs with Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021
    Erik Jones will pilot the No. 43 Chevrolet for Richard Petty Motorsports starting with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the team announced Oct. 21. The multi-year signing comes two months after Joe Gibbs Racing tagged Christopher Bell to drive the No. 20 Toyota next season. Jones will hop in the seat that is vacated … The post Erik Jones Signs with Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021 appear...2020
  • • Richard Petty Motorsports names Erik Jones as next driver of No. 43
    Richard Petty Motorsports hired Erik Jones on Wednesday to replace Bubba Wallace in the No. 43 Chevrolet for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Jones, who signed a multiyear deal with RPM, makes the move from Joe Gibbs Racing, which informed him Aug. 6 he would not return to the No. 20 Toyota next season. […]...2020
  • • Jones lands iconic No. 43 with Richard Petty Motorsports
    Erik Jones will drive NASCAR's iconic No. 43 next season for Richard Petty Motorsports, a pairing of a driver and a team both in need of fresh starts. Jones in August was was dropped by megateam Joe Gibbs Racing after six seasons, while Bubba Wallace and RPM are splitting at the end of the year. Wallace’s social activism this year became the defining characteristic of the storied Petty organiza...2020
  • • RPM now has successor to Bubba Wallace
    Erik Jones is out at Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of this season. Jones will replace Wallace at Richard Petty Motorsports in 2021, and he's pretty excited....2020
  • Erik Jones named driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevy for 2021
    • Erik Jones named driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevy for 2021
    Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announces today that Erik Jones will join the organization in 2021 as the driver of the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), made famous by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. “Erik is an exceptionally talented driver, and we are excited to have him join […]...2020

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Erik Jones injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR: Best substitute drivers of the 2010s
    Here’s a look at some of the notable substitute drivers from the last decade in the NASCAR Cup Series, including Regan Smith, Erik Jones, David Ragan and Alex Bowman. There have been several notable drivers who missed NASCAR Cup Series races in the last decade. Whether it was for injury, suspension or personal reasons, drivers […] NASCAR: Best substitute drivers of the 2010s - Beyond t...2020
  • • Erik Jones’ Car Fails Post-Race Inspection, Crew Chief Chris Gayle Suspended for 1 Race
    Chris Gayle, crew chief for Erik Jones in the NASCAR Cup Series, has been suspended for one race and fined $20,000 after yesterday’s (May 17) event at Darlington Raceway due to a lug nut violation, NASCAR announced today, May 18. In post-race inspection, Jones’ No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing violated section 10.9.10.4, which deals … The post Erik Jones’ Car Fails Post-Race Ins...2020
  • • Darlington post-race penalty announced
    NASCAR has released penalties following Sunday’s race at Darlington Raceway. Erik Jones crew chief Chris Gayle has been fined $20,000 and suspended from the next Cup Series race at Darlington this Wednesday for two loose lug nuts post race. Other crew chiefs Rodney Childers, Chris Gabehart, Paul Wolfe, Chad Johnston and Jason Ratcliff were all […]...2020
  • • NASCAR issues lug-nut penalties from Darlington
    NASCAR issued multiple penalties Monday for lug-nut violations after Sunday's Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway, including a one-race suspension for Chris Gayle, crew chief of Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 20 team. The No. 20 Toyota was found with two lug nuts not safely secured in a post-race check after Erik Jones drove the car […]...2020
  • Motte’s Minute: Kyle Busch praises Erik Jones, as Ricky Stenhouse Jr. gets the meme treatment
    • Motte’s Minute: Kyle Busch praises Erik Jones, as Ricky Stenhouse Jr. gets the meme treatment
    In this week's edition of Motte's Minute, Daryl Motte shows you the touching words Kyle Busch had for Erik Jones, and the reactions to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s wild night....2018
  • • Extra Seat Time Pays Off for Almirola at Sonoma
    By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Extra seat time at Sonoma Raceway paid off for Aric Almirola. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran competed in his first Sonoma Cup race since 2016 after being sidelined last year due to a back injury. Almirola’s No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion team cut the final stage into thirds, like his Stewart-Haas Racing teammates. As the laps wound down, he found himself b...2018
  • • Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, Denny Hamlin's car chiefs suspended
    The Joe Gibbs Racing drivers were forced to start from the back Sunday when inspection issues with the splitter were found before the race....2018
  • • Jones Unhurt After Plowing Into Steps At CMS
    By Deb Williams | Senior Writer RacinToday.com CONCORD, N.C. – NASCAR driver Erik Jones escaped injury Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway when the NBC track car hit aluminum steps that were on the speedway. The aluminum steps were at the frontstretch gate located at the flagstand. They are used for those walking from the grandstand to the infield [...]...2017

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Erik Jones trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Friday Faceoff: Which Cup Driver Is the Best Available Free Agent?
    While there is little debate about which open NASCAR Cup Series ride is the best, which free agent driver do you think is the best long-term prospect? Luken Glover: There are a solid list of guys, such as Erik Jones, Corey LaJoie and Bubba Wallace. While Jones is a very desirable talent, LaJoie is someone to keep … The post Friday Faceoff: Which Cup Driver Is the Best Available Free Agent? a...2020
  • • Erik Jones has "a lot of unfinished business" in NASCAR
    For virtually all of Jones’ career competing in NASCAR’s three national series – Trucks, Xfinity and Cup – Jones has had a secure job and he had to worry little about dealing with the prospects of leaving Joe Gibbs Racing.Last year was the first in Cup where Jones signed a contract extension not longer than year which put him back in the process this year of trying to secure ...Keep reading...2020
  • • NASCAR: 3 possible landing spots for Erik Jones in 2021
    Erik Jones is one of the top remaining free agents for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Where will he end up competing next year? With Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Alex Bowman having signed contract extensions with their current teams in recent months and with Kyle Larson losing his ride with Chip Ganassi Racing […] NASCAR: 3 possible landing spots for Erik Jones in 2021 - Beyond the F...2020
  • • Toyota aims to keep Erik Jones and Christopher Bell
    Erik Jones signed a one-year contract to remain in the No. 20 Toyota Camry at Joe Gibbs Racing last season. A year later questions about his status as well as that of Cup Series rookie Christopher Bell were addressed by Toyota Racing Development president David Wilson. Appearing via a video call, Wilson said the intention […]...2020
  • • Storylines: What will NASCAR’s top free agents do?
    Erik Jones, Alex Bowman and former Cup champ Brad Keselowski are the top free agents in a class that could alter NASCAR's landscape in 2021....2020
  • • Several drivers could be on the move after 2020
    As Jimmie Johnson retires, Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Blaney, Erik Jones, Clint Bowyer, and Alex Bowman — among others — could all be free agents....2020
  • • Erik Jones has 'no intention' of leaving Joe Gibbs Racing
    Jones, 23, received only a one-year extension last year, which means he’ll have to go through the process of renegotiations again this season.There is one significance difference, however. Jones is not alone – there are several high-profile Cup Series drivers whose contracts expire, or like Jimmie Johnson are stepping away from fulltime competition.The added options have not swayed ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Erik Jones has no plans to leave Joe Gibbs Racing
    Erik Jones was back to business Wednesday, making the media rounds three days removed from winning Sunday‘s Busch Clash at Daytona International Speedway. Part of that business was fielding questions about his contract status at Joe Gibbs Racing, where he‘s bullish about a potential return. Jones, 23, enters his fourth full season in the NASCAR […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car
    Erik Jones won a crashfest of a Busch Clash to unofficially open up the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season in a car that looked like it could’ve easily been in the garage. It was the longest Busch Clash in NASCAR history, but for all six (of 18) drivers who finished it, it was worth the […] NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag...2020
  • • Erik Jones, Toyotas lead only Busch Clash practice at Daytona
    Thanks to a four-car Toyota draft late in the 50-minute session, Jones ended up on top with an average lap speed of 199.756 mph.Jones’ Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Denny Hamlin, ended up second (199.734 mph) and Martin Truex Jr. was third (199.703 mph). Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney completed the top-five.Rounding out the top-10 were Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer ...Keep rea...2020

Erik Jones stats

  • • Analysis: Joe Gibbs Racing drivers the ones to watch at Darlington?
    Sure, we have no idea what we're about to witness in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series return at Darlington Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), but the statistics don't lie. That's why Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones and Martin Truex Jr. may have a slight edge with […]...2020
  • Erik Jones scores first career win in a wild wreck-filled race | 2018 DAYTONA
    • Erik Jones scores first career win in a wild wreck-filled race | 2018 DAYTONA
    NASCAR Cup Series Highlights: Erik Jones scores his first career win in a wreck-filled race at Daytona....2018

Erik Jones kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Kyle Busch learning and growing as a mentor, team owner and father
    Being a successful mentor requires a special balance, one Kyle Busch seems to have mastered in 11 years as a team owner and is starting to learn in just five years as a father. Busch has coached two drivers to NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series championships: Erik Jones and Christopher Bell. Jones was […]...2020
  • • Sport Clips renews sponsorship at Joe Gibbs Racing
    Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced today that Sport Clips will add Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. to their family of drivers joining Erik Jones and Denny Hamlin. Continuing their partnership with Jones, Sport Clips will partner with the No. 20 Toyota Camry team for five races throughout the season (The Clash at Daytona International […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Denny Hamlin wins second Daytona 500
    After a winless 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Denny Hamlin began the 2019 season with his second Daytona 500 win Sunday night. The latest win by the driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota capped off a race in which Joe Gibbs honored J.D. Gibbs, team founder and son of owner Joe Gibbs, who passed away last month. The No. 11 car was the JGR livery most closely associate with th...2019

Top Erik Jones news

  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones on the hot seat at Joe Gibbs Racing?
    Erik Jones goes into the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season on a one-year deal with Joe Gibbs Racing. With Christopher Bell lurking, is he on the hot seat? Back in September, Erik Jones finally sealed the deal on his ride for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, as he signed a deal to continue driving […] NASCAR: Erik Jones on the hot seat at Joe Gibbs Racing? - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch bounty has another new challenger
    Erik Jones is also set to challenge Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Truck Series for the $100,000 bounty set by Kevin Harvick and Marcus Lemonis. “It’s not gonna happen. It’s not gonna happen,” said Kyle Busch when asked whether anybody would capitalize on the opportunity set before them when Kevin Harvick placed a $50,000 bounty […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch bounty has another new...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones wins 2020 Busch Clash crashfest in beat-up car
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  • • NASCAR: Where will Erik Jones challenge Kyle Busch?
    After details were not initially revealed, it has been confirmed that Erik Jones is set to challenge Kyle Busch at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the NASCAR Truck Series for a chance to win $100,000. Earlier this week, Erik Jones became the third full-time NASCAR Cup Series driver to confirm that he is slated to challenge Joe […] NASCAR: Where will Erik Jones challenge Kyle Busch? - Beyond the ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones vs. Daniel Suarez – rinse and repeat?
    The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season will be Erik Jones’s “Daniel Suarez” moment, should he land with another top team. He needs to perform. A young driver in Joe Gibbs Racing’s development program puts up great results in NASCAR‘s lower series, winning a championship in one of them. He then makes it to the big […] NASCAR: Erik Jones vs. Daniel Suarez – rinse...2020
  • • NASCAR: Denny Hamlin rumors amount to absolutely nothing
    The rumors of Joe Gibbs Racing keeping both Erik Jones and Christopher Bell and releasing Denny Hamlin after the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season did not come to fruition. As it turns out, not all high-profile boat rides mean shocking business deals. Joe Gibbs Racing confirmed nearly two weeks ago that Erik Jones will not […] NASCAR: Denny Hamlin rumors amount to absolutely nothing - Beyond the...2020
  • • NASCAR: 3 possible landing spots for Erik Jones in 2021
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  • • Jones wins Clash on crash-filled day at Daytona
    The first race of the NASCAR season turned into a demolition derby at Daytona, with Erik Jones winning Sunday's Busch Clash that left a multimillion-dollar trail of destruction....2020
  • • NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing’s 2021 lineup solidified with Christopher Bell
    Joe Gibbs Racing have confirmed that Christopher Bell is set to replace Erik Jones in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, completing their driver lineup. After announcing that they would not be bringing back Erik Jones to drive the #20 Toyota for the fourth consecutive year in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Joe Gibbs […] NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing’s 2021 lineup solidified with Christo...2020
  • • Erik Jones wins Busch Clash, results
    Erik Jones was victorious in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Busch Clash race at Daytona International Speedway. The non points race was filled with crashes and saw Jones go to victory lane by leading just the final lap of the race. Only six cars were running at the end of the race. Sixth place finisher Denny […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Clash: Hamlin pushes Jones to win after farcical final laps
    Erik Jones claimed victory in a chaotic NASCAR Clash race at Daytona, in which only six cars were able to finish...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones out at Joe Gibbs Racing after 2020
    Erik Jones will not return to Joe Gibbs Racing for what would have been a fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup Series season in 2021. Joe Gibbs Racing have made the decision that they will not move forward with Erik Jones behind the wheel of the #20 Toyota in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Jones is […] NASCAR: Erik Jones out at Joe Gibbs Racing after 2020 - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Y...2020
  • • NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing’s ‘perfect record’ through six races
    For each of the first six races on the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule, Joe Gibbs Racing have had one of their Toyotas sent to the rear of the field. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones was initially slated to start Wednesday night’s Toyota 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway in 13th place after […] NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing’s ‘perfect record’ through six ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing 2021 announcement looming
    It hasn’t been confirmed by the team, but Christopher Bell is all lined up to replace Erik Jones at Joe Gibbs Racing after the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Joe Gibbs Racing and Erik Jones both confirmed Thursday that the latter will not be back behind the wheel of the #20 Toyota for the 2021 […] NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing 2021 announcement looming - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - ...2020

Erik Jones fantasy rankings and news

  • • Federated Auto Parts 400 Fantasy Racing Picks
    It’s time to get your fantasy racing lineups set as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond Raceway for the Federated Auto Parts 400. Martin Truex Jr. ($10,400) Truex Jr. led the field with the best 10-lap average in final practice and will start from the fifth position tonight. Truex Jr. has three top-10 finishes in his last three races at Richmond and has led 193 laps. Truex Jr. c...2017

Erik Jones schedule, game

  • • Erik Jones Signs with Richard Petty Motorsports for 2021
    2020
  • • Kyle Busch knocked out of NASCAR playoffs in "terrible year"
    Busch, the reigning series champion, needed a win at the Charlotte Roval for all intents and purposes to advance to the Round of 8 in the playoffs.He and his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team tried different pit strategies, he drove from the back to the front and even took the lead at one point late in the race.But Busch was eventually passed by teammate Erik Jones on Lap 91 of 109 and was then ...Keep...2020
  • • NASCAR: Erik Jones racing for a special cause in Charlotte
    Erik Jones is set to compete for a special cause in this Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval. While he won’t be racing for a NASCAR Cup Series championship or to advance to the next round of the 2020 playoffs, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Erik Jones is still set to […] NASCAR: Erik Jones racing for a special cause in Charlotte - Beyond the Fl...2020
  • • Erik Jones Boosts Free Agency Stock with 3rd at Bristol
    While the majority of attention was on the 16 playoff drivers, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Erik Jones was able to bring home a strong third-place finish in Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The 24-year-old was presented a tall order before the race even started when his No. 20 … The post Erik Jones Boosts Free Agency Stock with 3rd at Bristol appeare...2020
  • • Two Cup Series playoff drivers to start from rear at Bristol
    The No. 18 Toyota of Kyle Busch, No. 11 Toyota of Denny Hamlin and No. 20 Toyota of Erik Jones all failed pre-race inspection twice on Saturday afternoon and will start Saturday night's 500-lap race from the rear of the field.Both Hamlin and Busch are in the Cup series playoffs, with Saturday night's race the last of the first round. Hamlin has enough points that he is already locked ...Keep ...2020
  • • Logano lends a hand to Jones, aims to recapture early season form in playoffs
    This most unusual of seasons has brought back memories of certain stitches in time for Joey Logano -- one remembrance of a pivotal moment from his racing past currently being re-enacted by Erik Jones, and one recollection to the days before COVID-19 when his Team Penske No. 22 Ford struck a dominant stance. As playoff […]...2020
  • • Friday 5: Erik Jones balances playoff bid and future
    As Erik Jones focuses on a NASCAR Cup playoff bid this weekend at Daytona, he's also busy trying to find a team to race for in 2021....2020
  • • Chase Elliott eliminated in multi-car wreck at Dover
    A multi-car wreck ends ends the race for Chase Elliott on Sunday at Dover. Erik Jones, battling for a playoff spot, suffers damage to his car....2020
  • • Kyle Busch learning and growing as a mentor, team owner and father
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Joe Gibbs Racing’s 2021 lineup solidified with Christopher Bell
    2020

Erik Jones rumors, scandals

  • • NASCAR: Denny Hamlin rumors amount to absolutely nothing
    2020

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