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Quarter-Max® Racing Team - Information & Stats

Driver: Rickie Jones
Class: ADRL Pro Nitrous
Car: RJ Race Cars built 2012 Chevy Camaro

Major Sponsor:
Summit Racing Equipment




Team Owners:
Rick and Bonnie Jones

Crew Chief:
Rick Jones

Crew:
Joe Lorenzen
Bonnie Jones
Rickie Jones

Engine:
Reher-Morrison built  855 cubic-inch on 4 stages of nitrous
Horsepower: + - 2800 with all  4 systems 
Carburators: 4 Braswell 2-barrel splits
Redline:  8,000 RPM
Fuel: VP Racing C-23 racing gasoline
Oil: Lucas Racing Oil 10-30w



Chassis:
RJ Race Cars Pro  Modified design, Chromoly tube chassis  - 25.1E spec

Car Details:
Minimum weight: none
Ultra light weight carbon fiber body with Five-star lexan windows
RJ Extreme 4-link rear suspension
Penske shocks and struts
RAM  10" triple disc clutch
Browell aluminum bellhousing
Lenco 4 speed manual transmission
Mark Williams  driveshaft
Strange Ultra Housing
Strange third member
Strange floater  axles
Strange carbon front and rear brakes
Sander Engineering wheels
MSD Power Grid  Ignition
C& R aluminum radiator
Meziere water pump/starter
Moroso spark plug wires
Autolite spark plugs
Fram oil filters
Simpson seat belt harness
Simpson dual air-launcher parachutes
Racepak on-board data logger



Rickie Jones - Driver Fast Facts

Date of Birth: 
May 17, 1987
Hometown: Galesburg, Illinois

Career  Wins: 1
Career Final Rounds: 5
Pro Stock: 3
Pro Nitrous: 2

Career Best E.T.:
3.788 (ADRL Pro Nitrous 1/8 Mile, 2011)
4.120 (ADRL Pro Stock 1/8 Mile, 2010)
6.543 (NHRA Pro Stock 1/4 Mile, 2012)


Career Best Speed:
197.45 (ADRL Pro Nitrous 1/8 Mile, 2012)
175.51 (ADRL Pro Stock 1/8 Mile, 2010)
210.77 (NHRA Pro Stock 1/4 Mile, 2012)
 
2012: ADRL Pro Nitrous
First Career Win at Houston, TX at the ADRL CarSafe Dragpalooza VIII (March 31, 2012)

2012: NHRA Pro Stock
Qualified 10th at the NHRA Tire Kingdom Gatornationals and advanced to the quarter-finals.
Recorded career best E.T. and MPH - 6.543 210.77
 
2011: ADRL Pro Nitrous
First Career #1 Qualifier (3.845 at 195.59) and Runner-Up at the Inagural Shakedown at Palm Beach "Shootout" in West Palm Beach, FL in March 2011

2010: NHRA Pro Stock
Third career final round appearance at Bristol
Second career final round appearance at Atlanta
One of the first two drivers to win a 4-wide Pro Stock elimination round (shared first pair 4-wide round win at Charlotte with Greg Stanfield)
Recorded career-best elapsed time
Switched brands from Dodge to GM

2009: NHRA Pro Stock
Advanced to the NHRA Countdown to One Championship playoffs for first time
Posted first career top ten points finish placing 10th in the Full Throttle points
Ranked # 1 among all drivers in professional categories for season best average reaction time
First career final round appearance at the Las Vegas fall event (October)
Posted three semi-final finishes at Gainesville, Denver, and Sonoma

Qualified for 20 of 21 events
Recorded career-best speed

2008: NHRA Pro Stock
Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award (NHRA Rookie of the Year Award) nominee
Qualified  9th at first ever national event debut  at Gainesville
Qualified for 15 of 18 events

Earned NHRA Pro Stock license in March ‘ 08

2007:
Earned licenses in Advanced ET and Top Sportsman

1997-2002:
Started racing Jr. Dragster at ages 10-15.
 

Get to know NHRA Pro Stock driver Rickie Jones


Personal

Height/Weight: 6' /  200 lbs

Hobbies: golf, billiards, computer games, guitar hero, just dance


Education: Graduated Galesburg High School Class 2005

Occupation:
RJ Race Cars, Inc. assembly manager
Quarter-Max marketing

Participant of "Operation: Appreciation" Team Summit Drivers team  up to visit U.S. Armed Forces in Germany. Fall  2010 and 2011.
Supporter of YoungLife Foundation - sending kids to camp program, please visit
www.younglife.org

Supporter of B.R.A.K.E.S. Foundation (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) - promoting safe and responsible teen driving, please visit www.putonthebrakes.com