Bryce Napier

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Bryce Napier
Born (1999-08-12) August 12, 1999 (age 20)
Scotts Valley, California
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
6 races run over 2 years
2017 position52nd
Best finish48th (2016)
First race2016 Alpha Energy Solutions 250 (Martinsville)
Last race2017 M&M's 200 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of June 23, 2017.

Bryce Napier (born August 12, 1999) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He has competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving for Rick Ware Racing, TJL Motorsports and Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing.[1]

Racing career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Napier started his racing career with go-karts and then moved up to quarter midgets and minicup cars, eventually winning five California minicup championships.[2] Napier was Stockton 99 Speedway's Rookie of the Year in 2014 while driving a late model.[3]

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

Napier debuted in the Truck Series in the 2016 Alpha Energy Solutions 250, starting last in the 32 car field and finishing 23rd, six laps down. He had set the June 18 Iowa 200 at Iowa Speedway as his next race,[4] but did not compete in it. Instead, he signed with Premium Motorsports for the summer race at Bristol Motor Speedway.[5] He returned to Premuim's No. 49 truck at Phoenix International Raceway.[6]

Napier returned to Martinsville in 2017, this time with TJL Motorsports. An early oil leak dropped him to last.[7] On June 13, 2017, it was announced that Napier would run four races with Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing, including a race at Talladega Superspeedway after he turned 18.[8] In the first race of the agreement, at Gateway Motorsports Park, Napier crashed in qualifying and had to move to JJC Racing's backup, the No. 0.[9] Napier returned at Iowa, this time in the 10, but dropped out early after running the truck under a start and park operation. He did not attempt a race after that during the 2017 season.

Personal life[edit]

He attended Cypress Charter High School in Live Oak, California,[10] but then transferred to Natural Bridges High School in Santa Cruz.[2] His grandfather was an English road racer.[2]

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.)

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 NCWTC Pts
2016 Rick Ware Racing 1 Chevy DAY ATL MAR
23
KAN DOV CLT TEX IOW GTW KEN ELD POC 48th 23
49 BRI
28
MCH MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO
25
HOM
2017 TJL Motorsports 1 Chevy DAY ATL MAR
32
KAN CLT DOV TEX 52nd 34
JJC Racing 0 Chevy GTW
20
10 IOW
25
KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bryce Napier Career Statistics". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved May 19, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Scotts Valley racer Bryce Napier, 17, on fast track for success". Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  3. ^ "NAPIER'S 2015 SEASON BEGINS". www.kulwickiddp.com. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  4. ^ "Speedster at 16". Golden State Newspapers. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  5. ^ Koelle, Christian (2016-08-16). "The Motorsports News Source: Bryce Napier Special Appearance on Frat House Sports". The Motorsports News Source. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  6. ^ "Bryce Napier 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results - Racing-Reference.info". racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
  7. ^ "TRUCKS: Bryce Napier's oil leak begins rough weekend for #1 in NASCAR". brock.lastcar.info. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  8. ^ "Napier to run four races with JJCR". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  9. ^ "TRUCKS: Jennifer Jo Cobb pieces together battered truck, then calls it a night at Gateway". brock.lastcar.info. Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  10. ^ "Young driver ready to race: Live Oak students rub shoulders with local NASCAR pilot". www.santacruzsentinel.com. Retrieved 2016-05-19.

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