Tim Fedewa

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Tim Fedewa
Born (1967-05-09) May 9, 1967 (age 46)
Holt, Michigan, U.S.
Awards 1989 ARTGO Rookie of the Year
1991 ASA Rookie of the Year (1991)
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
1 race(s) run over 1 year(s)
Best finish 64th (1994)
First race 1994 SplitFire Spark Plug 500 (Dover)
NASCAR Nationwide Series career
333 race(s) run over 14 year(s)
Best finish 7th (1995, 1998)
First race 1992 Mark III Vans 200 (Darlington)
Last race 2005 (ITT Industries & Goulds Pumps Salute to the Troops 250 (Pikes Peak)
First win 1995 Meridian Advantage 200 (Nazareth)
Last win 2000 Busch 200 (New Hampshire)
Wins Top tens Poles
4 66 4
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
9 race(s) run over 3 year(s)
Best finish 32nd 2005
First race 2002 Florida Dodge Dealers 250 (Daytona)
Last race 2006 Smith's Las Vegas 350 (Las Vegas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0
Statistics current as of January 19, 2012.

Timothy "Tim" Fedewa (born May 9, 1967 in Holt, Michigan) is a NASCAR driver and son of former race car driver Butch Fedewa. Fedewa is a spotter in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series currently spots for Kevin Harvick in the #4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.

Family[edit]

Tim's father Butch was a veteran driver by the time he hung up his helmet for good having competed in late models, modifieds, Sportsman, Sprint and Stock cars (Butch competed in the ARCA RE/MAX Series). Butch's Career highlights include a world record for speed at a 3/8 mile track which he set at Kalamazoo Speedway in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1979. The record would go to stand for nine years before being broken. Butch won nine races during the season and later won the TRI-SAC championship in 1980. Butch was part of son Tim's crew during his American Speed Association (ASA) days.

He is married to model Kellee Meadows and they have one child that was born, Thursday, January 8, 2009. Her name is Willow Josephine Fedewa.

Career[edit]

Fedewa #12 (background) on the track at the MBNA 200 Busch Series race at Dover in 2004, courtesy U.S. Coast Guard.

After winning Rookie of the Year award in the ARTGO Challenge Series Fedewa went on to join the American Speed Association. Fedewa scored one top five finish. A third place at Winchester (Indiana) Speedway, And five top 10's on his way to the ASA's Pat Schauer rookie of the award in 1991. During Fedewa's time in the ASA his car owners Ray and Diane Dewitt also owned the RaDIUS team that fielded cars for former ASA standout Ted Musgrave. Fedewa drove the # 55 D-R Racing Enterprises Ford. Fedewa's NASCAR career began when he started racing full-time in the NASCAR Busch Series for the 1993 season. He would finish second for Rookie of the Year honors, and in the five years that followed, he won three races and finished in the top-ten in points four times; his highest finishes were 7th in both 1995 and 1998. He began piloting the #36 Stanley Tools Chevrolet Monte Carlo in 1999 and would continue to for two-and-a-half years, until he and the team parted ways during the 2001 season.

After acting as spotter to Bill Elliott and then later to Kerry Earnhardt, he was ironically hired by FitzBradshaw Racing in 2003 to replace Earnhardt in the #12 SuperCuts/Cottman Transmission Dodge. In racing for the team, Fedewa reached as high as 9th in the 2004 points standings before dropping to 16th by the end of the season. Fedewas 2nd place finish stands as the best finish of any Fitz Bradshaw driver ever.

In 2005, Fedewa failed to finish in the top-ten in twenty-one Busch Series starts, and was subsequently released by FitzBradshaw Racing on July 25, 2005. A week later, he was signed by Glynn Motorsports, a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team, to drive the #65 Dodge. He raced in seven events for the team; his highest finish was 10th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Since then, he has not participated in a NASCAR race.

Fedewa made one Cup start in 1994 for Ray DeWitt at Dover; he finished 23rd. He made a brief return to the series in 2000 in a relief appearance at the Coca-Cola 600, substituting for injured Petty Enterprises driver John Andretti.

Other[edit]

Fedewa spotted for AJ Allmendinger when he drove the #84 Red Bull Racing Team Toyota Camry in the NEXTEL Cup Series; Fedewa also spotted for #82 Red Bull Camry of Scott Speed. As of the 2012 race season, Fedewa is with Richard Petty Motorsports as the current spotter for the Stanley Tools/DeWalt Ford Fusion driven by Marcos Ambrose in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as well as the #43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang driven by Michael Annett in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

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.)

Winston Cup Series[edit]

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Tim Fedewa driver statistics at Racing Reference