Cody Ware

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Cody Ware
Ware at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2023
BornCody Shane Ware
(1995-11-07) November 7, 1995 (age 28)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
NASCAR Cup Series career
97 races run over 7 years
Car no., teamNo. 15 (Rick Ware Racing)
2023 position34th
Best finish32nd (2022)
First race2017 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Atlanta)
Last race2023 Toyota Owners 400 (Richmond)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
28 races run over 8 years
2021 position42nd
Best finish42nd (2021)
First race2014 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 (Mid-Ohio)
Last race2021 Henry 180 (Road America)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series career
7 races run over 4 years
2018 position114th
Best finish60th (2015)
First race2014 Fred's 250 (Talladega)
Last race2017 Bar Harbor 200 (Dover)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series career
1 race run over 1 year
2014 position42nd
Best finish42nd (2014)
First race2014 Puebla 240 (Puebla)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
IndyCar Series career
3 races run over 1 year
2021 position34th
Best finish34th (2021)
First race2021 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America (Road America)
Last race2021 Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix (Indianapolis G.P.)
Wins Podiums Poles
0 0 0
Previous series
2021
2020
2019–20
2014
2013–2014
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
GT4 America Series
Asian Le Mans Series
Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America
Whelen Southern Modified Tour
Championship titles
2019–20Asian Le Mans Series (LMP2 Am)
Awards
2014Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Rookie of the Year
Last updated on: April 2, 2023.

Cody Shane Ware (born November 7, 1995) is an American professional auto racing driver. He competes part-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 15 Ford Mustang Dark Horse for Rick Ware Racing and in the IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge for RWR with Ave Motorsports. A third-generation driver with experience in stock car, sports car, and open-wheel racing, he is the son of NASCAR team owner Rick Ware.[1]

Ware won the Asian Le Mans Series LMP2 Am championship in 2019–20 with Rick Ware Racing.

Racing career[edit]

Sports car racing[edit]

In 2014, Ware competed in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series, winning Rookie of the Year honors.[2]

In 2019, Rick Ware Racing formed an Asian Le Mans Series program with Ware and Mark Kvamme as drivers of the Ligier JS P2.[3] In their first race at Shanghai International Circuit, despite missing qualifying and only having two laps of practice, Ware and Kvamme finished second in the LMPS Am class and 14th overall.[4][5] On November 23, Ware announced he would compete in the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans for EuroInternational.[4] In January 2020's Asian Le Mans race at The Bend Motorsport Park, Ware and co-driver Gustas Grinbergas finished fifth overall and recorded the LMP2 Am Trophy class win.[6][7]

In August 2020, Ware made his GT4 America Series SprintX debut at Sonoma Raceway, where he finished fifth overall and third in the Silver class for Dexter Racing.[8]

When RWR partnered with Eurasia Motorsport to form RWR Eurasia for the 2021 24 Hours of Daytona, Ware was among the team's LMP2 drivers alongside Austin Dillon, Salih Yoluç, and Sven Müller.[9]

In January 2024, Ware competed in the 2024 IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge in the Ligier JS P320 LMP3 for Rick Ware Racing with Ave Motorsports, where he finished 3rd in the first race and 8th in the second race.

NASCAR[edit]

Xfinity Series[edit]

In August 2014, he made his debut in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course,[1] starting 26th and finishing 15th for RWR.[10] Over the next five seasons, among the teams he raced for were MBM Motorsports, B. J. McLeod Motorsports, Team Kapusta Racing, and Mike Harmon Racing.[11][12] During the 2019 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval, Ware was replaced by Stefan Parsons after feeling unwell due to a damaged coolbox in his car.[13]

Ware returned to RWR's reformed Xfinity Series team in 2020 at the Charlotte Roval, where he recorded his first series top-ten finish in seventh.[14]

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

In 2015, Ware joined MAKE Motorsports full-time for the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, competing for Rookie of the Year honors.[15] However, on May 1, Ware announced that he would be leaving the team to attend college full-time, with aspirations for a pre-medical degree. Ware was replaced by Travis Kvapil in the No. 50.[16]

Ware returned to the Truck Series in 2017, driving the No. 12 for RWR on a part-time basis.[17] He attempted but failed to qualify for the 2018 season opener at Daytona with Mike Harmon Racing.[12]

Cup Series[edit]

Ware's No. 52 at the 2018 Toyota/Save Mart 350

In June 2016, Ware attempted to make his Sprint Cup Series debut in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, driving the No. 55 for Premium Motorsports, but he failed to qualify.[18]

He joined RWR's Cup Series program, driving the No. 51 part-time in 2017.[19] He made his Cup debut in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta, driving the No. 51 with sponsorship from Spoonful of Music and Bubba Burger.[20] Ware started and finished 39th, retiring from the race on lap 74 with steering problems.[21] At Dover and Pocono, Ware's No. 51 acquired sponsorship from East Carolina University and Clemson University, respectively, with the latter also featuring logos celebrating the football team's 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship win earlier in the year.[22][23] During the Dover race, Ware withdrew from the event after 283 of 406 laps after developing back pain. A week later at Pocono, he left the race after completing 35 laps, again for back problems.[24] He was scheduled to drive at Michigan but Ware decided to stay out of the car for the race and the team did not find a replacement driver in time.

He returned to the No. 51 for Darlington's Bojangles' Southern 500, where he drove a car painted like Tom Cruise character Cole Trickle's Mello Yello vehicle of the same number in the film Days of Thunder; Ware's No. 51 featured logos saying "Pray for Texas", with RWR producing merchandise of the car and donating all proceeds to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.[25] On lap 157, Ware was involved in a wreck with Matt DiBenedetto and A. J. Allmendinger; after the race, Ware and DiBenedetto argued on Twitter over responsibility for the wreck. When DiBenedetto faulted Ware for the incident, the latter replied by falsely accusing him of infidelity, causing a firestorm that led to Ware deleting his social media for the rest of the season and up through 2018.[26] A few months later, in February 2018, Ware restarted his Facebook profile and announced his Asperger's diagnosis in May. Ware later revealed in a January 2019 interview that the incident with DiBenedetto was one of his "biggest setbacks ever," but acknowledged "hitting rock bottom (after that) was the best thing that happened to me because that really gave me the wake-up call of 'hey, this is only going to get worse, and you're never going to come back from it unless you do something about it right now.'"[27]

In 2018, Ware transitioned to motorcycle racing, but returned to the Cup Series for RWR at Dover.[12] He also ran the Sonoma race, where he would DNF and place last.

Ware increased his Cup schedule in 2019 to 13 races, which also included the Daytona 500; in the race, he and RWR teammate B. J. McLeod crashed while several cars were entering pit road, causing him to finish 39th.[28] At Sonoma, he was forced to exit the race on lap 64 when broken air conditioning caused him to suffer carbon monoxide poisoning.[29] In September, he intended to race at the Charlotte Roval, but was replaced by J. J. Yeley as he continued to feel unwell from his damaged coolbox in the previous day's Xfinity race.[13]

His lone 2020 Cup start was the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Towards the end of the race, due to a lot of front runners being involved in crashes, Ware was racing in the top ten until he crashed on the backstretch on the final lap, but was able to finish 19th for his first Cup Series top 20.[30]

On January 18, 2021, RWR announced Ware would run the full 2021 Cup season in the team's No. 51 car.[31] During the April Martinsville race, Ware was involved in an incident with teammate James Davison: on lap 37, contact from Ware's right front fender into Davison's left rear quarter panel sent the latter spinning into the outside wall.[32] The race was postponed to the next day after weather, and radio communications between Ware and his crew chief revealed displeasure towards Davison, with Ware threatening to turn him if he encountered him again. After the team threatened to park Ware, the two raced for the rest of the event. Ware missed the Richmond playoff race and was substituted by Garrett Smithley after he was sidelined with carbon monoxide poisoning following the 2021 Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington.[33] At Bristol Motor Speedway Ware got into Chase Elliott, the two would become heated after the race.

Ware's No. 51 car at Sonoma Raceway in 2022

Ware returned to the No. 51 for the 2022 season, starting with a 17th-place finish at the 2022 Daytona 500. At Sonoma, the No. 51 failed pre-race inspection four times and was hit with an L1 penalty, resulting in a start at the back of the field and a pass-through penalty on the first lap. In addition, the team was deducted 20 owner and driver points.[34][35] On August 23, crew chief Billy Plourde was suspended for four races after the No. 51 lost a ballast during practice at Watkins Glen.[36] The following week at Daytona for the 2022 Coke Zero Sugar 400, Ware avoided a massive wreck with over 20 laps to go and was in P4 before the rain delay. After the delay, Ware ran with the leaders and finished a career-best 6th place for his first career Cup Series Top 10 finish. At Texas, Ware was involved in a hard crash on lap 168 after hitting the turn 4 wall and hitting the pit wall afterward but was treated and released from the infield care center without serious injury. He sustained an impaction fracture on his ankle from the crash.[37] Although Ware was cleared for (and competed in) the following Talladega race, Ware skipped the Charlotte Roval race due to his injury, with Yeley substituting him in the No. 51.[38]

Ware returned to the No. 51 for 2023, starting with a 14th-place finish in the 2023 Daytona 500. After running the season's first seven races, he announced he would miss the 2023 Food City Dirt Race at Bristol due to a personal matter. A day after the race, on April 10, Ware was indefinitely suspended by NASCAR after being arrested and charged with a felony assault by strangulation as well as a misdemeanor assault on a woman in Iredell County, North Carolina.[39] Rick Ware Racing would replace Ware with various drivers on race-by-race basis, starting from Zane Smith for the next race at Martinsville.[40]

On December 12, 2023, Ware was reinstated by NASCAR after the charges against him were dropped.[41]

On January 21, 2024, During the broadcast of the 2024 IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Race 2, it was announced that Ware would run 10 races in the Cup Series if sponsorship allowed.[42]

IndyCar Series[edit]

Entering the 2021 racing season, Ware expressed interest in running a part-time IndyCar Series schedule for Dale Coyne Racing with RWR, including the possibility of performing Double Duty of running the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in the same day.[43] In April, he participated in an IndyCar test for DCR at Texas Motor Speedway.[44] He was entered for the 500 in the No. 52, and Garrett Smithley was placed in his No. 51 Cup car for that day's Coca-Cola 600; although Ware completed rookie orientation, a lack of sponsorship forced the entry to be withdrawn.[45] Ware instead ran the 600 in the No. 53 that he took over from J. J. Yeley.

On June 15, it was announced that Ware would make his IndyCar Series debut at the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America, driving the No. 52 entry.[46] He would go on to finish 19th and on the lead lap.

Personal life[edit]

In February 2018, Ware tweeted that he struggles with depression and anxiety.[47] Three months later, he revealed on Facebook that he has Asperger syndrome.[48]

In May 2021, Ware revealed that during his teenage years, a group of friends led him to the woods only to douse gasoline on him and set him on fire, resulting in severe burns on the back of his legs.[49]

Ware's younger brother Carson raced in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Truck Series, and ARCA Menards Series.[50] He was suspended by NASCAR in October 2021 after being arrested on assault and property damage charges, he was reinstated on June 8, 2022, but has not raced since.[51][52]

In April 2023, Ware was arrested for a felony assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor on a female.[53] He originally missed the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol due to what was initially announced as personal reasons and was replaced by Matt Crafton, who finished 34th with engine problems. NASCAR indefinitely suspended him on April 10.[54] The charges were dropped by prosecutors in December, upon which Ware was reinstated to NASCAR.[55]

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.)

Cup Series[edit]

NASCAR Cup 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 36 NCSC Pts Ref
2016 Premium Motorsports 55 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL KAN DOV CLT POC MCH SON
DNQ
DAY KEN NHA IND POC GLN BRI MCH DAR RCH CHI NHA DOV CLT KAN TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 62nd 01 [56]
2017 Rick Ware Racing 51 Chevy DAY ATL
39
LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL KAN CLT DOV
35
POC
39
MCH SON DAY KEN NHA IND POC GLN MCH BRI DAR
37
RCH CHI NHA
39
DOV CLT TAL KAN MAR TEX PHO HOM 43rd 6 [57]
2018 DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL MAR TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV
36
KAN CLT POC MCH TAL
38
KAN MAR TEX PHO
28
HOM 42nd 112 [58]
52 SON
36
CHI DAY KEN NHA POC GLN MCH BRI DAR IND LVS RCH ROV DOV
2019 DAY
39
SON
36
CHI DAY KEN NHA POC 56th 03 [59]
51 Ford ATL
33
TAL
28
DOV
34
CLT
38
POC MCH MCH
36
BRI DAR IND LVS RCH
Chevy LVS
35
PHO
32
CAL
32
MAR
36
TEX BRI RCH KAN
40
GLN
33
ROV
QL
DOV TAL KAN MAR TEX PHO HOM
2020 27 DAY LVS CAL PHO DAR DAR CLT CLT BRI ATL MAR HOM TAL POC POC IND KEN TEX KAN NHA MCH MCH DRC DOV DOV DAY DAR RCH BRI LVS TAL
19
ROV KAN TEX MAR PHO 45th 01 [60]
2021 51 DAY
21
DRC
25
HOM
32
LVS
32
PHO
36
ATL
31
BRD
32
MAR
28
RCH
36
TAL
28
KAN
36
DAR
34
DOV
31
COA
32
SON
34
NSH POC
25
POC
28
ROA
31
ATL
33
NHA
31
GLN IRC
40
MCH
27
DAY
28
DAR
33
RCH BRI LVS
31
TAL
28
ROV
36
TEX
38
KAN
31
MAR
30
PHO
28
53rd 04 [61]
53 CLT
30
2022 51 Ford DAY
17
CAL
32
LVS
26
PHO
31
ATL
26
COA
27
RCH
36
MAR
33
BRD
26
TAL
28
DOV
34
DAR
19
KAN
34
CLT
18
GTW
35
SON
32
NSH
27
ROA
32
ATL
23
NHA
30
POC
26
IRC
24
MCH
22
RCH
34
GLN
34
DAY
6
DAR
32
KAN
27
BRI
17
TEX
33
TAL
32
ROV LVS
27
HOM
34
MAR
28
PHO
30
32nd 305 [62]
2023 DAY
14
CAL
27
LVS
35
PHO
34
ATL
25
COA
25
RCH
34
BRD MAR TAL DOV KAN DAR CLT GTW SON NSH CSC ATL NHA POC RCH MCH IRC GLN DAY DAR KAN BRI TEX TAL ROV LVS HOM MAR PHO 34th 65 [63]
2024 15 DAY ATL LVS PHO BRI COA RCH MAR TEX TAL DOV KAN DAR CLT GTW SON IOW NHA NSH CSC POC IND RCH MCH DAY DAR ATL GLN BRI KAN TAL ROV LVS HOM MAR PHO -* -*
– Qualified but replaced by J. J. Yeley
Daytona 500[edit]
Year Team Manufacturer Start Finish
2019 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet 37 39
2021 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet 35 21
2022 Ford 32 17
2023 35 14

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 Ref
2014 Rick Ware Racing 23 Chevy DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX DAR RCH TAL IOW CLT DOV MCH ROA KEN DAY NHA CHI IND IOW GLN MOH
15
BRI ATL RCH
29
CHI
29
KEN
32
DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM 43rd 71 [64]
2015 MBM Motorsports 13 Dodge DAY ATL
31
113th 01 [65]
Rick Ware Racing 15 Chevy LVS
34
PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL IOW CLT DOV MCH CHI DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM
2016 DAY ATL
31
45th 43 [66]
25 LVS
35
PHO CAL
31
TEX
36
BRI RCH TAL DOV
B. J. McLeod Motorsports 15 Ford CLT
38
POC MCH IOW DAY KEN NHA IND IOW
Team Kapusta Racing 25 Chevy GLN
21
MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM
2017 Mike Harmon Racing 74 Dodge DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL CLT DOV POC MCH IOW DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN
34
MOH
23
BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 105th 01 [67]
2018 DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI
30
RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN 106th 01 [68]
B. J. McLeod Motorsports 8 Chevy MOH
33
BRI ROA
78 DAR
24
IND LVS RCH ROV DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM
2019 99 Toyota DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL
21
DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW 51st 45 [69]
Chevy GLN
21
MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH ROV
24
DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM
2020 Rick Ware Racing 17 Ford DAY LVS CAL PHO DAR CLT BRI ATL HOM HOM TAL POC IRC KEN KEN TEX KAN ROA DRC DOV DOV DAY DAR RCH RCH BRI LVS TAL ROV
7
KAN TEX MAR PHO 58th 30 [70]
2021 SS-Green Light Racing with Rick Ware Racing Chevy DAY
39
ATL
23
MAR TAL DAR DOV
23
COA 42nd 924 [71]
Ford DRC
25
HOM LVS PHO MOH
15
TEX NSH POC ROA
24
ATL NHA GLN IRC MCH DAY DAR RCH BRI LVS TAL ROV TEX KAN MAR PHO
Toyota CLT
20

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 Ref
2014 Rick Ware Racing 5 Chevy DAY MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW KEN IOW ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL
27
MAR TEX PHO HOM 105th 01 [72]
2015 MAKE Motorsports 50 Chevy DAY
DNQ
ATL
30
MAR
27
KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW IOW KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 60th 31 [73]
2016 SS-Green Light Racing 07 Chevy DAY ATL MAR KAN DOV CLT TEX IOW GTW KEN ELD POC BRI MCH MSP
17
CHI NHA LVS TAL
21
MAR TEX PHO HOM 96th 01 [74]
2017 Beaver Motorsports 50 Chevy DAY ATL MAR KAN
22
DOV
18
TEX GTW IOW KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 90th 01 [75]
Rick Ware Racing 12 Chevy CLT
DNQ
2018 Mike Harmon Racing 74 Chevy DAY
DNQ
ATL LVS MAR DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 114th 01 [76]

Whelen Southern Modified Tour[edit]

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour results
Year Car owner No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 NWSMTC Pts Ref
2013 Mike Speeney 80 Chevy CRW SNM SBO CRW CRW BGS
13
BRI LGY CRW CRW SNM CLT
20
29th 55 [77]
2014 31 CRW
13
SNM SBO LGY CRW BGS BRI LGY CRW SBO SNM CRW CRW CLT 28th 31 [78]

Toyota Series[edit]

NASCAR Toyota Series results
Year Car owner No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 NTSC Pts Ref
2014 Miriam Ibarra 71 Toyota PHO MXC TUX MTY SLP QRO MXC AGS QRO PUE CHI SLP AGS TUX PUE
35
42nd 9 [79]

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points
2 Ware began the 2018 season racing for Truck Series points but switched to Cup Series points before the race at Sonoma.
3 Ware began the 2019 season racing for Cup Series points but switched to Xfinity Series points before the race at Talladega.
4 Ware began the 2021 season racing for Cup Series points but switched to Xfinity Series points before the race at the Daytona road course.

Complete WeatherTech SportsCar Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Rank Points
2021 RWR Eurasia LMP2 Ligier JS P217 Gibson GK428 4.2 L V8 DAY
4†
SEB WGL WGL ELK LGA PET NC† 0†

Points only counted towards the Michelin Endurance Cup, and not the overall LMP2 Championship.

24 Hours of Daytona results[edit]

Year Team Co-drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2021 United States RWR Eurasia United States Austin Dillon
Germany Sven Müller
Turkey Salih Yoluç
Ligier JS P217 LMP2 778 10th 4th

Asian Le Mans Series results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Class Make Engine 1 2 3 4 Pos Points
2019–20 Rick Ware Racing LMP2 Am Ligier JS P2 Nissan VK45DE 4.5 L V8 SHA
2
BEN
1
SEP
1
CHA
2
1st 86

American open-wheel racing results[edit]

(key)

IndyCar Series[edit]

(key)

Year Team Chassis No. Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points Ref
2021 Dale Coyne Racing w/ Rick Ware Racing Dallara DW12 52 Honda ALA STP TXS TXS IMS INDY DET DET ROA
19
MDO NSH
20
IMS
25
GTW POR LAG LBH 34th 26 [80]

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