Nick Woodward

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Nick Woodward
Born (1979-11-29) November 29, 1979 (age 41)
Preston, Maryland
Achievements2000 NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Atlantic Seaboard champion
2000 South Boston Speedway track champion
2000 Southampton Speedway track champion
Awards1997 Old Dominion Speedway Rookie of the Year
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2 races run over 1 year
2002 position89th
Best finish89th (2002)
First race2002 MBNA Platinum 200 (Dover)
Last race2002 GNC Live Well 250 (Milwaukee)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
3 races run over 2 years
2003 position96th
Best finish69th (2001)
First race2001 Power Stroke Diesel 200 (IRP)
Last race2003 John Boy & Billy 250 (South Boston)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

Nick Woodward (born November 29, 1979) is a former stock car racing driver. He competed in the NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. He currently works as the graphics manager for Richard Childress Racing.[1]

Racing career[edit]

Woodward's racing career started at the age of eight, racing go-karts and dwarf cars.[2] Woodward won three Virginia state go-kart championships and one national go-kart championship.[3] He later raced both dirt and pavement late models, running at Hagerstown Speedway and Old Dominion Speedway.[4] In 2000, Woodward won five consecutive late model races at Southampton Motor Speedway,[5] and won fourteen races on the season.[4] He also won five late model races at South Boston Speedway.[6] On the strength of that season, Woodward won the 2000 Atlantic Seaboard championship for the late model portion of the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series.[4]

NASCAR[edit]

Woodward made two Craftsman Truck Series starts in 2001, both resulting in top-twenty finishes for Long Brothers Racing.[6]

In May 2002, Woodward made his Busch Series debut at Dover International Speedway, driving the No. 49 for Jay Robinson Racing.[7] He also tested a Craftsman Truck for Roush Racing in 2002.[8]

Woodward returned to the Truck Series in 2003 for one more race with Long Brothers Racing.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Woodward is a graduate of Colonel Richardson High School and High Point University.[9] After his racing career ended, Woodward now works for Richard Childress Racing as the team's graphics manager. He is married.[10]

Motorsports career results[edit]

NASCAR[edit]

Busch Series[edit]

NASCAR Busch 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 NBSC Pts Ref
2002 Jay Robinson Racing 49 Ford DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL RCH NHA NZH CLT DOV
30
MLW
31
DAY CHI GTY PPR IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL CAR PHO HOM 89th 143 [11]
Daryl Spoerl 85 Ford NSH
DNQ
KEN

Craftsman Truck Series[edit]

NASCAR Craftsman 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 NCTC Pts Ref
2001 Long Brothers Racing 84 Ford DAY HOM MMR MAR GTY DAR PPR DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN NHA IRP
11
NSH CIC NZH RCH SBO
19
TEX LVS PHO CAL 69th 236 [12]
2003 Long Brothers Racing 84 Ford DAY DAR MMR MAR CLT DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN GTW MCH IRP NSH BRI RCH NHA CAL LVS SBO
14
TEX MAR PHO HOM 96th 121 [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Childress Racing's Graphics Team Adapting to NASCAR's "New Normal"". Richard Childress Racing. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  2. ^ Weeks, Matt (April 11, 1998). "Woodward Takes Stock of Car Racing Career". Washington Post. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  3. ^ Parks, Brad (August 2, 1998). "The Love of Speed Drives Them". Washington Post. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c McKee, Sandra (September 17, 2000). "Restrictor plates easy answer, but are they right one?". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  5. ^ Pearce, Al (June 27, 2000). "Even Before Test, IRL Sets Richmond". Daily Press. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  6. ^ a b c "South Boston: Nick Woodward preview". Motorsport. October 1, 2003. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  7. ^ "May 2002 Busch Series Archives". Jayski's Silly Season Site. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  8. ^ "Woodward hopes test leads to race with Roush". Crash.net. February 23, 2002. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  9. ^ Knauss, Chris (December 3, 2000). "Woodward thrown a hero's welcome". The Star-Democrat. Retrieved August 16, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Nick Woodward". Roland Inagination. Sched. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  11. ^ "Nick Woodward - 2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  12. ^ "Nick Woodward - 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  13. ^ "Nick Woodward - 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved October 4, 2019.

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