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Blake Jones records solid runner-up finish in Bobby Isaac Memorial

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — If the movie cameras had been rolling to catch the final lap this past Saturday night at Hickory (N.C.) Motor Speedway for running of the 37th annual Bobby Isaac Memorial, many would’ve been reminded of the stock car racing classic movie “Days of Thunder.”
David Garbo Jr. of Stonington, Conn., captured the victory, [...]

Blake Jones set for season-long run at Kingsport Speedway

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The start to the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing season at Kingsport Speedway is on Saturday, March 9, and Blake Jones of Sevierville can’t wait for the green flag to wave. After all, Jones will be chauffeuring the car that Nate Monteith has wheeled to the past two track and also [...]

Strong run for Blake Jones in Kingsport Speedway UARA-STARS event

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012


SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2012) — There are times the end results aren’t always indicative of the strong effort put forth, and that definitely applies to running of the United Auto Racing Asssociation-Short Track Auto Racing Series Late Model touring event at Kingsport Speedway this past Friday night for Blake Jones of Sevierville.
The 15-year-old Sevier [...]

Blake Jones looking for strong run in NASCAR K&N Pro Series Greenville-Pickens

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Growing up in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Sevierville, Blake Jones has attended NASCAR racing with his family at Bristol Motor Speedway for several years and dreamed of one day racing at the high-banked “World’s Fastest Half-Mile.”
Dreams do come true, and the Sevier County High School student who captured the [...]

Blake Jones takes home CARS Pro Cup rookie title

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Press Release:
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The 2011 Championship Auto Racing Series Pro Cup banquet was held this past Saturday night in Mooresville, N.C., and Sevier County High School freshman Blake Jones wrote his name in the series’ record book as the youngest driver to ever win rookie of the year.
In the Pro Cup season finale last fall at [...]

Blake Jones gets first super late model win leading into Rockingham event

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2011) — Blake Jones is a racer, plain and simple. He wants to race as often as possible. Since getting his start racing go-karts at the age of 8 and advancing up through the ranks in motorsports, all the junior-high student at New Center Middle [...]

Blake Jones almost dealt Ace Speedway USARacing winning hand

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2011) — Teddy Jones Racing and 14-year-old driver Blake Jones made the trek from their East Tennessee home-base in Sevierville to Altamahaw, N.C., to compete in the second United Speed Alliance Racing Pro Cup Series event in 2011 this past weekend.
While the weather conditions were unseasonably [...]

Blake Jones ready to get USARacing rookie campaign underway at New Smyrna

Monday, March 14th, 2011

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Following a stellar 2010 campaign competing at Lonesome Pine (Coeburn, Va.) Raceway which saw teenager Blake Jones win a total of eight races en route to capturing both the Late Model Stock championship and also earning rookie of the year honors, the decision was made to [...]

Blake Jones hoping to follow in Bayne’s tire tracks

Friday, February 25th, 2011

We all saw what 20-year-old Trevor Bayne did this past Sunday – won the Daytona 500. Another East Tennessee youngster, 14-year-old Blake Jones of Sevierville, captured the 2010 Lonesome Pine (Coeburn, Va.) Raceway Late Model Stock track championship and he will run the full USARacing Pro Cup Series schedule in 2011 competing [...]

Phenomenal USARacing Pro Cup debut for Jones at South Boston

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

 SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 6) — While many young kids across the United States dream about someday being a race car driver, Blake Jones, a 13-year-old junior high student at New Center Middle School in Sevierville is “living the dream.”
The 2010 racing season for Jones has been an outstanding campaign to say the least, and things [...]

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