Mikey Kile

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Mikey Kile
Born (1983-02-06) February 6, 1983 (age 37)
Westlake, Louisiana
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
6 races run over 2 years
Best finish41st (2011)
First race2010 Nashville 300 (Nashville)
Last race2011 U.S. Cellular 250 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
6 races run over 1 year
Best finish39th (2009)
First race2009 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Last race2009 WinStar World Casino 350K (Texas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of September 21, 2013.

Mikey Kile (born February 6, 1983) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He is a veteran of the Pro Cup Series and the Automobile Racing Club of America.

Personal life[edit]

Kile was born in Westlake, Louisiana on February 6, 1983, and still resides there; he is a fourth-generation racing driver, with his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather all competing in various forms of motorsport.[1] Kile graduated from Westlake High School in 2011, and is married, to Kasha, with one son.[1]

Career[edit]

Kile began his racing career at age eight, competing in kart racing events;[1] he would win national championships in World Karting Association and International Kart Federation competition during his karting career.[2] Kile moved to stock car competition in 2005, competing in the USAR Pro Cup Series and the NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southeast Series; his best Pro Cup season came in 2008, winning his first race in the series at Salem Speedway as well as the Northern Division Rookie of the Year award.[2]

Kile moved up to NASCAR and ARCA competition in 2009, competing for Brad Keselowski Racing on a limited basis;[3] running for Venturini Motorsports in the ARCA Re/MAX Series in 2010, he finished fifth in points, scoring his first career win at Michigan International Speedway.[4][5] He also made his first career start in the NASCAR-sanctioned Nationwide Series in 2010, at Nashville Superspeedway for Braun Racing.[6]

Kile competed on a limited basis in the Nationwide Series for Turner Motorsports in 2011,[3] scoring a best finish of fifteenth at Nashville Superspeedway in July; he returns to the team for a limited schedule in 2012, as well as running the full 2012 ARCA Racing Series schedule for Andy Belmont Racing.[7]

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 Ref
2010 Braun Racing 10 Toyota DAY CAL LVS BRI NSH
33
PHO TEX TAL RCH DAR DOV CLT NSH KEN ROA NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN CAL CLT GTY TEX PHO HOM 132nd 64 [8]
2011 Turner Motorsports 30 Chevy DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX TAL NSH
29
RCH DAR DOV IOW CLT CHI
33
MCH ROA DAY KEN NHA
16
NSH
15
IRP IOW
19
GLN CGV BRI ATL RCH CHI DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM 41st 108 [9]

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 Ref
2009 Brad Keselowski Racing 29 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR
12
KAN CLT DOV TEX MCH MLW
11
MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI CHI
27
IOW GTW
11
NHA LVS
21
MAR TAL TEX
16
PHO HOM 39th 684 [10]

ARCA Racing Series[edit]

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

ARCA Racing 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 ARSC Pts Ref
2009 K-Automotive Racing 29 Chevy DAY
27
SLM CAR TAL
4
KEN
25
TOL POC
8
MCH
6
MFD IOW KEN
30
BLN POC
15
ISF CHI TOL DSF NJE SLM KAN
6
CAR 29th 1235 [11]
2010 Venturini Motorsports 25 Toyota DAY
16
PBE
7
TEX
10
TAL
5
TOL
10
POC
2*
MCH
1
IOW
30
MFD
9
POC
8
BLN
7
NJE
6
CHI
25
TOL
19
SLM
4
KAN
4*
CAR
10
5th 4740 [12]
Chevy SLM
20
ISF
2
DSF
3
2012 Andy Belmont Racing 1 Ford DAY
16
MOB
4
SLM
12
TAL
22
TOL
6
ELK POC MCH WIN NJE IOW CHI IRP POC BLN ISF MAD SLM DSF KAN 28th 1100 [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Anderson, Roderick (July 18, 2010). "Mikey Kile: Life in the fast lane". Sulphur Daily News. Sulphur, Louisiana. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  2. ^ a b "Drivers - Mikey Kile". Turner Motorsports. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  3. ^ a b "Kile Joins Turner Motorsports". Motor Racing Network. March 26, 2011. Archived from the original on February 8, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  4. ^ Olson, Josh (June 11, 2010). "Mikey Kile uses late caution at Michigan International Speedway for first ARCA victory". Jackson Citizen Patriot. Jackson, Michigan. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  5. ^ "Turner Motorsports Adds Mikey Kile". National Speed Sport News. March 16, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  6. ^ "Mikey Kile Gets His Big Break". Fox News. March 25, 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  7. ^ "Mikey Kile Looks For Daytona Triumph". The Auto Channel. February 13, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  8. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  9. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  10. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  11. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2009 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  12. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2010 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  13. ^ "Mikey Kile – 2012 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 1, 2020.

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