DEVIN JONES PROFESSIONAL RACE CAR DRIVER
Starting at a young age, Devin amassed multiple national karting national championships, becoming an International Karting Federation certified ‘expert’ by the age of 11, one of the youngest in achieve that status in history. After early success, Jones shifted his focus to racing on ovals, competing in Bandolero & Legends cars in 2008. He would win winning multiple races, become one of the top-ranked drivers in the nation during his first season, which included finishing runner-up in the Summer Shootout at Charlotte Motor Speedway & winning pole position at the USA Legends Car Nationals in Indianapolis.
Jones would return to the Global MX-5 Cup in 2015 driving a VeriStor sponsored entry once again. With top-5 finishes at NOLA Motorsports Park and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. He would also make his debut in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. Jones would earned a pole position and set a new track record at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in only his second IMSA start.
At the start of the 2009 season, Jones moved up into the heavier and more powerful Super Late Models in the Pro All Stars Series. Jones qualified outside pole for the Easter Bunny 150, his first career start and finished a best of 3rd in the Independence Day 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway in July 2009, he was a top rookie in the series at age 14.
Jones became an accomplished karting racer at a young age.
Jones continued to run in the Pro All Stars Series in 2010. He finished the year with two poles, three top 5’s and eight top 10’s in 12 starts, along with leading 47 laps. In September 2010 Jones finished 5th one of the biggest races of the season, the Labor Day Classic 300 at historic North Wilkesboro Speedway. Jones was ranked as one of the top 30 Late Model drivers in county by end of the season. In November 2010, Jones begin diversifying himself & started his road racing career by finished on the podium in his first ever Skip Barber Racing Series event at Road Atlanta. By the next season, Jones was running in the Skip Barber Racing Series.
Devin winning at U.S. Legends Car Nationals in Indianaplois in 2008.
In January 2011, he earned a pair of podiums at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jones raced in the Skip Barber National Series at three different tracks with a best finish coming at Lime Rock Park. He earned a test in a USF2000 car during the season as well. After a foray into racing road, Jones finished out 2011 racing a Late Model Stock in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at Hickory Motor Speedway. He won one pole in August and come away with three top 5’s and six top 10’s in eight starts.
Jones in victory lane in 2010.
Jones ran full-time in the UARA-STARS Late Model tour in 2012 where he achieved his first UARA pole qualifying run at Caraway Speedway and finished the year with 28 laps lead, 2 top 5's and 8 top 10's. He was one of the leading rookies in the series, winning rookie of the race at Anderson Motor Speedway in June. Jones would place sixth in the final season standings.
Jones celebrating during the 2012 UARA season.
2013 was a landmark year for Jones as he made his first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Martinsville Speedway for the Kroger 250. He also ran part-time in the UARA-STARS late model stock touring series, recording 5 top 10's in six starts.
Devin recovering from a spin during the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway in 2013.
It was announced that in 2014 that Jones would be going back to road racing and competing in the ultra-competitive Global MX-5 Cup for CJ Wilson Racing with sponsor Veristor. Jones would finish the season sixth in points after earning eight top-10s in ten races. He was one of the top rookies, with a best finish of fourth at Road Atlanta during the Petit Le Mans weekend.
During the 2016 & 2017 seasons, Jones ran full-time in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge driving a Porsche Cayman for Bodymotion Racing. Jones went on to claim a podium finish at Watkins Glen International, claim rookie of the year and finish the season fifth in the final points standings in 2016. Jones also made his debut in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2017 at Watkins Glen International driving for SS-Green Light Racing.
Jones won Rookie of the year in 2016 driving a Porsche Cayman in IMSA.
Jones dominated the 2018 season by winning the 3 poles, setting 3 new track records and scoring 4 wins (Daytona, Mosport, Road America, Laguna Seca) during the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season, going on to win the series Championhsip in the final year of the ST class.
Devin and co-driver Nick Galante won 4 races on route to the 2018 IMSA title.
The 2019 season saw continued success. Jones and new co-driver James Clay, owner of Bimmerworld Racing competed in the GS class in the IMSA, driving a BMW M4 GT4 car. The duo would score 2 podiums and Devin would set the fastest lap of the race 3 times, (Watkins Glen, Sebring and Road Atlanta. The team would finish the season 3rd in the final points standings in the ultra-competitive class.
Jones made a NASCAR Xfinity start in 2017 at Watkins Glen.
Jones had an impressive 2019 season driving for Bimmerworld racing.
Devin and James Clay on the podium at Sebring.
The 2020 season started with hopes to run for the championship with the returning core team from 2019. A start to the year was halted due to the COVID pandemic. Shortly after the return to racing in the summer of 2020, Jones was injured in a crash at VIR during a practice session that put him out from the remainder of the year.
In the fall of 2021, Jones made his much awaited return to pro racing after recovering from injuries. His first race back would be the Intercontinental GT Challenge 8 Hour race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Jones impressed during his return to the seat. Finishing 4th in the GT4 class. Jones will embark on a full season of racing for 2022 in the SRO America series, returning to Bimmerworld Racing.
Jones ran the Global MX-5 Cup in 2014.