February 10, 1957 |
Pensacola, Florida, United States
|Achievements||Three-time NASCAR Grand American champion|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|4 races run over 1 year|
|Best finish||42nd (1984)|
|First race||1984 Goody's 300 (Daytona)|
|Last race||1984 Mello Yello 300 (Charlotte)|
|Sunoco Gulf Coast Championship Series career|
|Current team||Niedecken Enterprises|
|Statistics current as of September 12, 2013.|
Wayne Niedecken Jr. (born February 10, 1957 in Pensacola, Florida), better known as Junior Niedecken, is an American stock car racing driver. Son of NASCAR driver Wayne Niedecken Sr., he is a long-term competitor in late model stock car competition in the southeastern United States.
Niedecken has competed in NASCAR races and is a three-time champion of the Grand American Stock Car series, winning the series' national championship back to back in 1980 and 1981. He competed in the Busch Series for Sims Brothers Racing in four races during the 1984 season, posting a best finish of ninth at Darlington Raceway. He finished twelfth in All Pro Super Series standings in 1988, and has competed in the Snowball Derby twenty-eight times, with a best finish in the event of second in 1990.
Motorsports career results
(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)
|NASCAR Busch Series results|
|1984||Sims Brothers Racing||76||Pontiac||DAY
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- Junior Niedecken - NASCAR Nationwide Series Results. Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Accessed 2013-09-12.
- Inabinett, Mark. "'Junior' Niedecken on Snowball Derby: 'We're going to win it one day'". November 29, 2012. Mobile, AL: Press-Register. Accessed 2013-09-12.