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In 2007, at the age of 12, Jones and the Devin Jones Racing team moved east to Mooresville, N.C. Just after his 13th birthday, Jones started racing in the highly-competitive Legends Car Series. In his first 8 months of racing in the US Legends Car series, Jones amassed ten 1st place finishes, 36 top fives, a pole at the US Legends Car Nationals, and with a runner-up finish in the Summer Shootout Championship Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2008. These impressive results earned him the honors to move from the Semi-Pro class to the professional class two months before his 14th birthday.
Jones progressed on to race a Super Late Model in PASS South during the 2009 season, where he ran a partial schedule in his first year of professional stock car racing. Jones finished an impressive ninth in the season standings, despite not competing in four of the 14 events. Jones showed raw speed and superb qualifying skills in the series. He also accumulated multiple top-10 efforts and a podium finish in the Independence 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway.
Jones continued to show great promise and talent during the 2010 season in PASS. He scored many top-ten and top-five finishes competing with the most competitive Super Late Model series in the country. Mechanical issues at Wake County Speedway, Dillon Motor Speedway, and Orange County Speedway took him out of the race, all while Jones leading. Nevertheless, impressive runs at Ace Speedway and North Wilkesboro Speedway kept Jones among the top-five in points standings.
During the 2011 season, Jones got the opportunity to run selected Skip Barber National Series events and Late Model Stock races at the historic Hickory Motor Speedway. He scored back - back podiums at Homestead Miami Speedway (FL) in just his second start in the open wheeled Skip Barber cars. In eight starts at Hickory Motor Speedway, Jones earned three top 5 finishes and six top 10 finishes as well as a pole qualifying run in August.
For the 2012 season Jones focused his attention on the UARA-STARS Late Model Stock touring series. He achieved his first UARA pole qualifying run at Caraway Speedway in July and finished the year with two top-five finishes, eight top-tens, and 26 laps lead. A runner-up finish at the Toyota of Easley 150 earned Jones rookie of the race honors.
2013 was a landmark year for Jones as he made his first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck series at Martinsville Speedway on April 6 driving a VeriStor sponsored Truck. He also a partial schedule with the UARA-STARS late model stock touring series with solid runs throughout the year.
Jones made his foray into the competitive world of sports-car racing during the 2014 racing season, a transition from circle track racing to road course racing. The rookie driver piloted the #35 SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires to a 6th place finish in overall the season points, capped by a top-five finish at the season finale during the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.
Jones continued to advance during 2015, racing full-time in the SCCA Pro Racing Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires and running selected races the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. He scored top-five finishes at New Orleans and Canada in Mazda MX-5 Cup. In addition, Jones earned an impressive pole position and set a new track record at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in only his second IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge event. Engine issues sidelined Jones during the race while running third, but he would bounce back at the next event with a top-ten finish at Lime Rock Park with Freedom Autosport.
The 2016 season looks to be a promising one as Jones will move full-time to IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series in the ST class.