Chase Pistone

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Chase Pistone
Born (1983-08-20) August 20, 1983 (age 37)
Charlotte, North Carolina
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
4 races run over 2 years
2014 position101st
Best finish101st (2014)
First race2006 Goody's 250 (Martinsville)
Last race2014 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 (Kentucky)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
6 races run over 2 years
2014 position30th
Best finish30th (2014)
First race2005 Kroger 200 (Martinsville)
Last race2014 Mudsummer Classic (Eldora)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0
Statistics current as of September 20, 2014.

Chase Pistone (born August 20, 1983) is an American professional stock car racing driver who has competed in the NASCAR Xfinity, Truck, and ARCA Series. He is the grandson of 2-time NASCAR Cup Series race winner "Tiger" Tom Pistone. Pistone is also a car builder of Legends Cars and Super Late Models.

Racing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Pistone began racing at age six. He won the Summer Shootout Championship Legends four times as a driver (2 Semi-Pro, 2 Pro) between 1999 and 2005. He has over 80 feature event wins in Legends, Late Model, and USAR competition.[1]

Prior to 2014, Pistone had only run 2 races in any of NASCAR's top three touring divisions. He made one Truck start in the No. 07 for Green Light Racing at Martinsville Speedway in 2005, finishing 35th. In 2006, Pistone returned to Martinsville for the Goody's 250 Busch race in the No. 32 for Braun Racing, finishing 37th after mechanical failure. He also has a top ten in his only ARCA start at Iowa Speedway in 2006 in the No. 50 Dodge for Bobby Jones Racing. He did try to make another ARCA start with the same team in 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series at the Daytona season-opener, but failed to qualify. This was his last attempt in NASCAR or ARCA until 2014.

In March 2014, Pistone returned to racing after being without a ride for seven years. Now at age 30, Pistone signed to drive the No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado of NTS Motorsports for 14 races.[2] He finished 13th in his debut in the second race of the season, also at Martinsville, where Pistone had tested earlier in the month.[3] Pistone finished a strong 9th in his next start at Gateway after qualifying 5th.[4] In his return to Iowa Speedway, he moved up from the 17th starting spot to finish 12th.[5]

Pistone also drove the No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro for Turner Scott Motorsports (the successor to Braun Racing) in the Nationwide Series in standalone oval races, while regular driver Dylan Kwasniewski takes over Kyle Larson's usual No. 42 Target car.[6] Pistone's first two Nationwide starts in 2014 have both been at Iowa Speedway where he finished 14th and 18th.[7] Pistone also drove the No. 31 at Kentucky Speedway in the fall.

Pistone did not return to either team in 2015 and was without a ride in any series. His return in 2014 ended up being for that one year only, and he has not raced since then.

Team owner career[edit]

In addition to his driving career, Pistone also owns CP Inc, building Legends and Late Model stock cars, and offering leasing programs that include cars, crews, and transportation. The company also provides setup tuning, repair services, and camber cut tires. As an owner/builder, Chase has won several championships with various drivers, former NTS Motorsports teammate Gray Gaulding.[8]

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.)

Nationwide Series[edit]

NASCAR Nationwide 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 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 NNSC Pts Ref
2006 Braun Racing 32 Chevy DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL BRI TEX NSH PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA MAR
37
GTY IRP GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 135th 52 [9]
2014 Turner Scott Motorsports 31 Chevy DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX DAR RCH TAL IOW
14
CLT DOV MCH ROA KEN DAY NHA CHI IND IOW
18
GLN MOH BRI ATL RCH CHI KEN
20
DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM 101st 01 [10]

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

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 24 25 NCWTC Pts Ref
2005 Green Light Racing 07 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR GTY MFD CLT DOV TEX MCH MLW KAN KEN MEM IRP NSH BRI RCH NHA LVS MAR
35
ATL TEX PHO HOM 90th 58 [11]
2014 NTS Motorsports 9 Chevy DAY MAR
13
KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW
9
KEN
28
IOW
12
ELD
17
POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 30th 141 [12]

ARCA Re/Max Series[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

ARCA Re/Max 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 ARMC Pts Ref
2006 Bobby Jones Racing 50 Dodge DAY NSH SLM WIN KEN TOL POC MCH KAN KEN BLN POC GTW NSH MCH ISF MIL TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL IOW
8
110th 185 [13]
2007 DAY
DNQ
USA NSH SLM KAN WIN KEN TOL IOW POC MCH BLN KEN POC NSH ISF MIL GTW DSF CHI SLM TAL TOL N/A 0 [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Chase Pistone Inc". chasepistoneinc.com/. Chase Pistone Inc. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  2. ^ Staff Report. "CHASE PISTONE LANDS RIDE WITH NTS MOTORSPORTS". NASCAR.com. NASCAR. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Chase Pistone Makes 2014 Debut with NTS Motorsports at Martinsville Speedway". NTSMotorsports.com. NTS Motorsports. March 26, 2014. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Chase Pistone Tops First Practice and Scores Top Ten in the Shadow of the Show Me State". ntsmotorsports.com. Kernersville, N.C.: NTS Motorsports. June 16, 2014. Archived from the original on 21 August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Chase Pistone Marks First Career Truck Start at Iowa Speedway with a 12th Place Finish". ntsmotorsports.com. Kernersville, N.C.: NTS Motorsports. July 14, 2014. Archived from the original on 21 August 2014. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  6. ^ "KWASNIEWSKI TO DRIVE TSM'S NO. 42 CAR AT STANDALONE NATIONWIDE RACESCHASE PISTONE BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE NO. 31 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY". TurnerScottMotorsports.com. Mooresville, N.C.: Turner Scott Motorsports. May 12, 2014. Archived from the original on 13 May 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  7. ^ "NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE PREVIEWS: IOWA SPEEDWAY". TurnerScottMotorsports.com. Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa: Turner Scott Motorsports. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Chase Pistone Inc". chasepistoneinc.com. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2006 NASCAR Busch Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2005 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2006 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Chase Pistone – 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 8, 2020.

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