Mikey Kile

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Mikey Kile
Born (1983-02-06) February 6, 1983 (age 34)
Westlake, Louisiana, U.S.
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
6 races run over 2 years
Best finish 41st (2011)
First race 2010 Nashville 300 (Nashville)
Last race 2011 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 finish 39th (2009)
First race 2009 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Last race 2009 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 in Westlake, Louisiana) is an American stock car racing driver. A veteran of Pro Cup Series and Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) competition.

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 winning 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]

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Anderson, Roderick (July 18, 2010). "Mikey Kile: Life in the fast lane". Sulphur Daily News. Sulphur, Louisiana. 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. 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. 

External links[edit]

  • Mikey Kile driver statistics at Racing-Reference