Chris Cockrum

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Chris Cockrum
Born (1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 31)
Conyers, Georgia
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
15 races run over 4 years
Car no., team No. 25 (Chris Cockrum Racing)
2017 position 53rd
Best finish 44th (2016)
First race 2014 History 300 (Charlotte)
Last race 2017 TheHouse.com 300 (Chicagoland)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
10 races run over 4 years
2014 position 85th
Best finish 40th (2013)
First race 2011 Good Sam Club 200 (Atlanta)
Last race 2014 NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of September 16, 2017.

Chris Cockrum (born December 24, 1986) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 25 Chevrolet Camaro for Chris Cockrum Racing.

Racing career[edit]

Cockrum in 2012 at Rockingham Speedway

Cockrum began his racing career at the age of 8, competing in kart racing events; he transitioned to full-bodied stock cars at 16. He moved to Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) competition in 2006, making his series debut at Kentucky Speedway for his family-owned team;[1] he ran nine races in the series between 2006 and 2010, posting a best finish of twelfth at Daytona International Speedway in 2010.[2]

Cockrum moved to NASCAR competition in 2011, making his debut in the Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway for Turn One Racing, finishing 24th.[3] He drove in the first four races of the 2012 season for RSS Racing,[4] posting a best finish of 16th in the season-opening event at Daytona before leaving the team.[5]

The 2013 season saw Cockrum joining SS-Green Light Racing for the Truck Series season opener at Daytona,[6] finishing 15th, his best career run in the series.[7]

In 2014, Cockrum ran the season-opening Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway; in May, he announced he would attempt to make his debut in the Nationwide Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[8]

In 2015, Cockrum joined MBM Motorsports to drive the No. 13 Chevrolet for one race at Daytona, where he finished career best finish 21st. Cockrum also raced at his hometown track Atlanta where he finished 29th, driving the No. 15 Chevrolet for RWR. Cockrum joined a new Xfinity Series team Deese Racing Enterprises, driving the No. 35 Chevrolet to attempt to qualify at Talledega but he failed to. Cockrum formed his team to race at the fall Daytona race but he failed to qualify.

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.)

Xfinity Series[edit]

NASCAR Xfinity 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 NXSC Pts
2014 Rick Ware Racing 87 Chevy DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX DAR RCH TAL IOW CLT
35
DOV MCH ROA KEN DAY NHA CHI IND IOW GLN MOH BRI 114th1 01
Ford ATL
29
RCH CHI KEN DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM
2015 MBM Motorsports 13 Chevy DAY
21
49th 38
Rick Ware Racing 15 Chevy ATL
29
LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH
Deese Racing Enterprises 35 Chevy TAL
DNQ
IOW CLT DOV MCH CHI
Chris Cockrum Racing 37 Chevy DAY
DNQ
KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM
2016 25 DAY
28
ATL
29
LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL
37
DOV CLT POC MCH
32
IOW DAY KEN NHA
29
IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH
QL
CHI CLT
35
KAN TEX PHO HOM 44th 56
Rick Ware Racing Ford KEN
QL
DOV
2017 Chris Cockrum Racing Chevy DAY
28
ATL
34
LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL
33
CLT DOV POC MCH IOW DAY
26
KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI
30
KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 53rd 34
2018 DAY
DNQ
ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM
- Qualified but replaced by Austin Theriault · - Qualified for Todd Peck

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
2011 Turn One Racing 66 Chevy DAY PHO DAR MAR NSH DOV CLT KAN TEX KEN IOW NSH IRP POC MCH BRI ATL
24
CHI NHA KEN LVS TAL MAR TEX HOM 68th 20
2012 RSS Racing 93 Chevy DAY
16
MAR
27
CAR
29
KAN
26
CLT DOV TEX KEN IOW CHI POC MCH BRI ATL IOW KEN LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 44th 78
2013 SS-Green Light Racing 07 Toyota DAY
15
MAR CAR KAN TEX
28
KEN IOW ELD POC MCH BRI MSP IOW CHI LVS TAL
34
MAR TEX PHO HOM 40th 77
Chevy CLT
22
DOV
2014 Rick Ware Racing 74 Chevy DAY
35
MAR KAN CHA DOV TEX GTW KEN IOW ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 86th 9

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rohr, Karen J. (February 13, 2010). "Driven to succeed: Conyers man crafts professional racing career". The Rockdale Citizen. Conyers, GA. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Chris Cockrum - ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  3. ^ Turnbull, Doug (January 19, 2012). "Scanner Chatter: Conyers' Cockrum on verge of big break". WSB. Atlanta, GA. Archived from the original on May 8, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Chris Cockrum to run Daytona for Sieg Racing". Rotoworld. NBC Sports. January 23, 2012. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  5. ^ "Chris Cockrum - 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  6. ^ "Starr set to return to SS Green Light Racing for 2013". Motorsport.com. February 16, 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  7. ^ "Chris Cockrum - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2013-02-24. 
  8. ^ Turnbull, Doug (May 18, 2014). "Race Capsule: Million dollar McMurray does the All-Star dance". WSB. Atlanta, GA. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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