Joe Buford

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Joe Buford
Born (1967-06-19) June 19, 1967 (age 50)
Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Achievements 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 Fairgrounds Speedway Track Champion
1998 Heartland Region Champion
Most career victories at Fairgrounds Speedway (66 wins)
Awards 1991 Fairgrounds Speedway Rookie of the Year
Fairgrounds Speedway Hall of Fame (2009)
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
18 races run over 4 years
Best finish 52nd (2002)
First race 1998 CARQUEST Auto Parts 250 (Gateway)
Last race 2003 Trace Adkins Chrome 300 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
3 races run over 2 years
Best finish 73rd (1998)
First race 1997 Federated Auto Parts 250 (Nashville)
Last race 1998 Federated Auto Parts 250 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 2, 2013.

Joe Buford (born June 19, 1967 in Franklin, Tennessee) is a racecar driver.

Career prior to NASCAR[edit]

Buford began his career at Duck River Speedway in 1989. He took his father's advice (two-time Nashville Speedway USA champ James "Flookie" Buford) and started racing at Nashville in 1991. He was an instant success, winning three races and the "Rookie of the Year" honors. He moved to the premier late model division in 1992. Buford was a four-time track champion at the historic track (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002), tying Coo Coo Marlin for the most titles in track history. His 66 victories passed the long-standing Darrell Waltrip record of 55 career victories at the track. He was the 1998 Heartland Region Champion (missing the national title by only a 1/2 point). He finished second in the Heartland Region in 1999 and 2000.

National career[edit]

He has won 2 NASCAR Southern Division races. He finished third in his first NASCAR Goody's Dash Series race. He has also raced in All-Pro series. Buford started three Craftsman Truck Series and 18 Busch Series races with little success.

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.)

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]

NASCAR Craftsman 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 26 27 NCTC Pts
1997 Buford Racing 70 Ford WDW TUS HOM PHO POR EVG I70 NHA TEX BRI
DNQ
NZH MLW LVL CNS HPT IRP FLM NSV
18
GLN RCH
DNQ
MAR SON MMR CAL PHO LVS 82nd 189
1998 WDW HOM PHO POR EVG I70 GLN TEX BRI
23
MLW NZH CAL PPR IRP NHA FLM NSV
32
HPT LVL RCH MEM GTY MAR SON MMR PHO LVS 73rd 161
2000 Steve Stevenson 11 Chevy DAY
DNQ
HOM PHO MMR MAR PIR GTY MEM PPR EVG TEX KEN GLN MLW NHA NZH MCH IRP NSV CIC RCH DOV TEX CAL NA -

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