Marc Davis (racing driver)

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Marc Davis
MarcDavis2007Nashville.jpg
Davis at Nashville Superspeedway in 2007
Born (1990-06-23) June 23, 1990 (age 29)
Silver Spring, Maryland
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
10 races run over 4 years
Best finish76th - 2008
First race2008 Kroger On Track for the Cure 250 (Memphis)
Last race2011 Federated Auto Parts 300 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
3 races run over 2 years
Best finish70th - 2009
First race2008 Camping World 200 (Gateway)
Last race2009 Ford 200 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of October 29, 2012.

Marc Davis (born June 23, 1990) is a former NASCAR developmental driver for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR). Davis graduated from Mooresville Christian Academy in May 2008.

Racing career[edit]

Davis grew up in Colesville, Maryland as the son of a F-1 boat racer. He began competing in BMX, achieving US-2 and Gold Cup #1 rankings. He moved to quarter midgets at age 8, followed by Junior Dragsters. He spent three years racing Bandoleros before moving to legends.[1] At age 13 he was in this third year racing legends when he won two 2003 national legends car championships in the Dirt and Road Course Young Lion divisions, becoming the first champion to win both championships in the same season.[2] He moved to Mooresville, North Carolina to pursue a career in racing.[3] He won six of twelve limited late model races for JGR at Hickory Motor Speedway in 2006.[4] His March 25, 2006 victory at the track was the track's second victory by an African American.[3]

In 2007 he recorded a season best second-place finish, five top fives, and seven top 10 finishes in thirteen events.[3] He finished ninth in points. He also competed in his first ARCA event, finishing fourth for veteran Bill Venturini.[1] He is scheduled to racing the Camping World East in 2008 along with four ARCA events.[5] He rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on February 6, 2008 for Black History Month.[3] He made his major league NASCAR debut late in 2008, driving the #81 Randy Moss Motorsports Chevrolet at Gateway International Raceway in the Craftsman Truck Series. He finished 16th.

Davis then finished the 2008 Camping World East season with a top-ten finish in Irwindale at the Toyota All-Star Showdown.

In 2009, Davis drove selected races in both the Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series for his own team. In Nationwide, Davis made 5 attempts and qualified for 4 races in the #10/#36 Toyota with a best finish of 25th at Nashville Superspeedway. In the Truck Series, he attempted and qualified for 2 races in the #19 Chevrolet, finishing 18th at Martinsville and 32nd at Homestead.

For 2010, Davis has yet to make an attempt in any of NASCAR's national series. He was scheduled to drive in the Nationwide Series at Daytona for Xxxtreme Motorsport in their #58 Chevrolet, but pulled out after the death of his father. Davis returned to NASCAR in 2011, start and parking the #03 for R3 Motorsports.

Personal life[edit]

Davis currently works for Hendrick BMW in North Carolina. [6]

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
2008 Joe Gibbs Racing 18 Toyota DAY CAL LVS ATL BRI NSH TEX PHO MXC TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP CGV GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM
23
76th 331
Fitz Motorsports 22 Dodge TEX
30
PHO
27
HOM
27
2009 Marc Davis Motorsports 36 Toyota DAY CAL LVS BRI
27
TEX NSH PHO TAL RCH
29
DAR CLT
DNQ
83rd 307
Braun Motorsports 10 Toyota DOV
34
NSH
25
KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN CAL CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM
2010 R3 Motorsports 23 Chevy DAY CAL LVS BRI NSH PHO TEX TAL RCH DAR DOV CLT NSH KEN ROA NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV
23
KAN CAL CLT GTY TEX PHO HOM 117th 94
2011 03 DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX TAL NSH RCH DAR DOV IOW CLT CHI MCH ROA DAY KEN NHA NSH
43
IRP IOW GLN CGV BRI ATL RCH CHI DOV
DNQ
KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM 140th 01

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
2008 Randy Moss Motorsports 81 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR KAN CLT MFD DOV TEX MCH MLW MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI GTW
16
NHA LVS TAL MAR ATL TEX PHO HOM 77th 115
2009 Marc Davis Motorsports 19 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX MCH MLW MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI CHI IOW GTW NHA LVS MAR
18
TAL TEX PHO HOM
32
70th 176

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

K&N Pro Series East[edit]

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 NKNPSEC Pts
2007 Joe Gibbs Racing 18 Chevy GRE
12
STA
4
NHA
28
TMP
28
NSH
3
ADI
3
LRP
25
MFD
6
NHA
21
9th 1654
92 ELK
17
IOW
15
SBO
4
DOV
7
2008 18 Toyota GRE
2
IOW
21*
SBO
9
GLN
13*
NHA
6
TMP
4
NSH
17
ADI
10
LRP
2
MFD
19
NHA
18
DOV
2*
STA
13
5th 1812
2010 Rev Racing 8 Chevy GRE SBO IOW MAR NHA LRP LEE
8
GRE NHA DOV 48th 142

Camping World West Series[edit]

NASCAR K&N Pro Series West results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 NCWWC Pts
2007 Joe Gibbs Racing 92 Chevy CTS
12
PHO
2
AMP ELK IOW CNS SON
7
DCS IRW MMP EVG CSR AMP 29th 443
2008 Toyota AAS PHO
17
CTS IOW CNS SON IRW DCS EVG MMP IRW AMP AAS 60th 117

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 ARSC Pts
2007 Venturini Motorsports 25 Chevy DAY USA NSH SLM KAN WIN KEN TOL IOW POC MCH BLN KEN POC NSH ISF MIL GTW DSF CHI SLM TAL TOL
4
104th 210
2008 15 Toyota DAY SLM IOW KAN CAR KEN TOL POC MCH CAY KEN BLN POC
8
NSH ISF DSF CHI SLM NJE 87th 220
8 TAL
40
TOL

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marc Davis Makes Impression at Toledo Speedway Archived 2007-12-24 at the Wayback Machine; October 14, 2007, ARCA, Retrieved January 30, 2008
  2. ^ Biography Archived 2008-06-05 at the Wayback Machine, Drive for Diversity, Retrieved January 30, 2008
  3. ^ a b c d Joe Gibbs Racing's Marc Davis 'Rings In' Black History Month[permanent dead link], January 25, 2008; Racing Milestones, Retrieved January 30, 2008
  4. ^ In Search of Diversity, Nascar Has a Prospect; July 31, 2006, New York Times, Retrieved January 30, 2008
  5. ^ Gibbs youngster Davis campaigning for Cup ride; January 24, 2008, NASCAR; Retrieved January 30, 2008
  6. ^ http://www.hendrickbmwnorthlake.com/dealership/staff.htm

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