Mark Kinser

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Kinser racing a sprint car

Mark Kinser (born May 5, 1964) is a retired American sprint car racing driver. He hails from Oolitic, Indiana.

Cousin to Steve Kinser, Mark won the 1996 and 1999 World of Outlaws championship and was runner-up in 1991, 1998, and 2001. Mark is the 1996, 1999, and 2000 Knoxville Nationals champion as well as the 2001 King's Royal winner. He retired from professional racing in 2006.

Mark is fourth on the all-time wins list with 153 A-feature wins, behind Donny Schatz, Sammy Swindell and cousin Steve, respectively.

In 1997, Mark attempted to qualify for four NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races, driving the No. 92 Chevrolet for SKB Racing, but failed to qualify for any of them.[1] Unlike his cousin, Steve, or Kraig Kinser, Mark Kinser never ventured into NASCAR Sprint Cup or IndyCar.

In 2014, Mark was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.

Motorsports career results[edit]


(key) (Bold - Pole position awarded by time. Italics - Pole position earned by points standings. * – Most laps led.)

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]


  1. ^ "Mark Kinser - NASCAR Craftsman / Camping World Truck Series DNQs". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Dave Blaney
World of Outlaws Champion
Succeeded by
Sammy Swindell
Preceded by
Steve Kinser
World of Outlaws Champion
Succeeded by
Steve Kinser