Brian Sockwell

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Brian Sockwell
Born June 7, 1968
Brown Summit, North Carolina
NASCAR Nationwide Series career
Best finish 100th (2004)
First race 2004 Goulds Pumps ITT Industries 200 (Nazareth)
Last race 2005 Sam's Town 250 (Memphis)
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
Best finish 45th (1999)
First race 1999 Florida Dodge Dealers 400K (Homestead)
Last race 2008 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (Charlotte)

Brian Sockwell (born June 7, 1968 in Brown Summit, North Carolina) is a NASCAR driver.

Early racing career[edit]

Sockwell raced in the Goody's Dash Series for several years, earning several wins. In 1997 he came close to winning the Goody's Dash Series championship, but was edged out by 138 points by Mike Swaim, Jr.

Early NASCAR career[edit]

2002-2004[edit]

In 2002, he came back to the #54 Chevy[1] sponsored by Maddux Supply Co. and later Lowdermilk Electric. He struggled in his five starts in the 2002 season, with only one finish inside the top 20.[1] In his last race of the 2003 season, he and his sponsor moved to the #5 Ware Racing Enterprises team, but wrecked and were released at the end of the season.

In his first season in the Busch Series, he went to the #94 Chevy sponsored by RaceApe.com. Later in the season, he moved to the #41 Chevy sponsored by cashwell.com.

2005-Present[edit]

In his only race of the 2005 season, the Sam's Town 250, he went to the #88 Reary Racing Chevy.

He attempted the 2007 Kroger 250 truck race, however he failed to qualify. He also attempted the 2007 Gateway 250 in the #97 Reary Racing Chevy, however he was pulled from the entry list.

In 2008, he attempted to qualify for the Chevy Silverado 250 in the #54 Reary Racing Chevy sponsored by Sculley Boats, but failed to do so. Later that year, he qualified for his first truck race since 2003,[2] the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. He started last (36th) and finished 29th.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He has a wife named Janet and a daughter.

Motorsports career results[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

(key) (Bold - Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics - Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Nationwide Series[edit]

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brian Sockwell: #154 – Scully Boatbuilders – Reary Racing". NASCAR. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "Brian Sockwell". NASCAR. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  3. ^ "2008 Official Race Results : North Carolina Education Lottery 200". NASCAR. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

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