Brian Tyler (racing driver)

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Brian Tyler (born October 27, 1967 in Albion, Michigan) is an American auto racing driver.

He was a back-to-back USAC National Sprint car Champion for Larry Contos Racing in 1996 and 1997.[1] He made 10 starts in the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series in 1998 and 1999 for 3 different teams with a best finish of 6th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He attempted, but failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 both those years.[2]

Tyler has 9 NASCAR Busch Series starts, and one NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series start, all made between 2001 and 2005. He also has 11 ARCA stock car starts to his credit.[3]

Tyler continues to race in the USAC Silver Crown Series and make occasional ARCA appearances. He finished 7th in the USAC Silver Crown National Championship in 2010[4]

Awards[edit]

  • 1997 USAC Sprint car Series Champion
  • 1997 USAC Silver Crown Series Most Improved Driver
  • 1996 USAC Sprint car Series Champion
  • 2006 USAC Payless Little 500, Anderson, IN. Winner.
  • Inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2007[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brian Tyler, Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  2. ^ Brian Tyler, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  3. ^ Brian Tyler, Racing Reference, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  4. ^ 2010 National Silver Crown Championship, USAC Racing, Retrieved 2010-12-11

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