Stevie Reeves

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Stevie Reeves born on May 16, 1967 in Speedway, Indiana is an American auto racing driver.

After several seasons racing on the bullrings (short tracks) of Indiana, Reeves traveled nationally with the United States Automobile Club and wound up winning back-to-back USAC National Midget titles in 1992 for the Wilke Racers and in 1993 for midget car owner Steve Lewis.[1]

After collecting those two titles, Reeves ventured into the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series in 1994 joining Mark Thomas Racing with Clabber Girl sponsorship on the number 96 Chevrolet.

In 1995, Reeves collected his first pole at Bristol Motor Speedway and got his first top 10 with a sixth place finish at Richmond International Raceway. His career best finish in the final points standings for the Busch Series was in 1997 when he took 20th place.

Ultimately his career in the Busch Series was for the most part underwhelming. He never could hold a steady ride in his career, which lasted from 1994-1998. Reeves was employed by five different car owners in his five seasons (Mark Thomas, Ed Whitaker, Mike Curb, Donald Laird, and David Ridling).

After his stint in Busch, Reeves returned to his roots in open wheel racing in 1998. Reeves made his first start in the Indy Racing League at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina on July 25 of that year, finishing an impressive 10th for Pagan Racing. He drove three more IRL races in 2000 for Logan Racing, suffering mechanical failures in each event.

Meanwhile, Reeves returned to the USAC Silver Crown Series in 1998, wheeling the Johnny Vance/Raybestos #28 Beast.

In 2005, he was employed with Dale Earnhardt, Inc. in NASCAR spotting for Paul Menard in the Busch series. He also drove in the USAC Silver Crown Series.

He won a Sprint Cup Championship spotting for the #48 Lowes Chevrolet of Jimmie Johnson.

He is currently a spotter at Richard Childress Racing for the #27 of Paul Menard.

Racing record[edit]

American Open Wheel[edit]

(key)

IndyCar results[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1998 Pagan Racing United States
WDW
United States
PHX
United States
INDY
United States
TXS
United States
NHM
United States
DOV
United States
CLT
10
United States
PPI
United States
ATL
United States
TX2
United States
LVS
35th 20
2000 Logan Racing United States
WDW
United States
PHX
United States
LVS
United States
INDY
United States
TXS
United States
PPI
United States
ATL
22
United States
KTY
21
United States
TX2
22
33rd 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Expect strong new team by midyear". The Charlotte Observer. February 15, 1994. Retrieved 2009-04-04.