INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Erik Jones watched Brad Keselowski go from Brickyard 400 runner-up to race winner last September.
He wants to match that feat Sunday.
And if the 23-year-old rising star wins Sunday, Joe Gibbs Racing will become the first team in NASCAR history to sweep the four biggest races in a season.
“It would be pretty special,” Jones said Friday during the traditional hauler parade. “We’ve not mentioned around the shop much but everybody wants to do this. It’s something that’s not easy to do but I’d be happy to win the last two.”
For Jones, this season and the last couple of months could not have gone much better.
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