Mike Garvey

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This article is about the stock car driver. For the Australian rules footballer, see Michael Garvey. For the American rugby league international, see Michael Garvey (rugby league).
Mike Garvey
Born (1962-09-13) September 13, 1962 (age 52)
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
13 races run over 2 years
2006 position 60th
Best finish 48th 2005
First race 2005 Golden Corral 500 (Atlanta)
Last race 2006 Pocono 500 (Pocono)
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
21 races run over 7 years
Best finish 42nd - 1994
First race 1993 Havoline 250 (Milwaukee)
Last race 2004 Funai 250 (Richmond)
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
38 races run over 4 years
Truck no., team No. 38 (RSS Racing)
2011 position 31st
Best finish 28th - 2010
First race 1998 Yellow Freight 200 (I-70)
Statistics current as of November 20, 2011.

Mike Garvey (born September 13, 1962 in Muskegon, Michigan) is a NASCAR Nextel Cup driver. He formerly drove the #51 Marthon Oil Chevy for Competitive Edge Motorsports in the Nextel Cup Series. He was a long-time competitor in the American Speed Association.

NASCAR career[edit]

Garvey has participated in races in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Busch Series, and NEXTEL Cup since 1993. He has participated in three or less races each year except for the 1994 Busch Series and the 2005 NEXTEL Cup Series drving the #66 Peak Fitness Ford. His best career NEXTEL Cup finish is a 25th place finish at the 2005 Pocono Raceway.

During the 2006 season, Garvey made four Nextel Cup starts for Competitive Edge Motorsports owned by Joe Auer. His best finish was 38 twice, at Texas Motor Speedway and California Speedway. The team suddenly shut down in August 2006 due to increased competition and sold its equipment off on eBay and folded. Marathon Oil, their former sponsor, went to Petty Enterprises.

In 2007 Garvey drove the Jani-King sponsored #17 Monte Carlo in the USAR Hooters Pro Cup Southern Division series for WJP Motorsports.

Garvey served as the Crew Chief for NASCAR Truck Series driver Ryan Sieg in 2010. He has also competed as a teammate to Sieg on several occasions garnering a best finish of 14th at Talladega Superspeedway. Garvey also has been racing for Tracy Goodson Motorsports on his off weekends from the truck series.

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