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Erik Jones places seventh at ISM Raceway

Erik Jones placed seventh in the Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway, adding 30 points to his season total.

Jones now sits at No. 16 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings with 2157 points. He’s posted nine top-five finishes in 2019.

Denny Hamlin brought home the win in the race, with Kyle Busch finishing second, and Ryan Blaney crossing the finish line third. Kyle Larson brought home fourth place, followed by Kevin Harvick in the No. 5 spot.

Hamlin came away victorious in Stage 1, and Joey Logano took Stage 2.

Jones qualified in ninth position at 138.862 mph. The fourth-year driver has piled up two career victories, 23 top-five finishes and has placed in the top 10 in 48 races.

There were 39 cars in the field, and the race endured five cautions and 32 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were eight lead changes.

Toyota added 40 points to its season total with Hamlin’s victory. Overall, Toyota ranks No. 1 with 1278 points, followed by Ford in the No. 2 spot with 1235. Chevrolet sits at No. 3 with 1193 points on the season.

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