January 30, 1986 |
Pelham, New Hampshire, U.S.
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|8 races run over 3 years|
|Best finish||40th (2014)|
|First race||2006 Dover 200 (Dover)|
|Last race||2010 5-hour Energy 250 (Gateway)|
|NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career|
|1 race run over 1 year|
|Best finish||113th (2008)|
|First race||2008 Kroger 200 (Martinsville)|
|Statistics current as of November 20, 2015.|
Sean James Caisse (born January 30, 1986) is a former American stock car racing driver.
Caisse rose through the ranks of karting to full-size stock cars at Lee USA Speedway in Lee, N.H. He progressed from Hobby Stocks to Late Models and beyond while still a teenager. In 2002 Caisse finished second in the Hobby Stock category at the local speedway. For 2003 Caisse joined the Northeastern Midget Association. Caisse's best results were two second-place finishes at Oswego Speedway and Star Speedway. The driver from New Hampshire finished seventh in the season standings.
He then joined the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series in 2004. With owner Art Barry, he won a pole and also drove in the NASCAR Busch North Series. After leaving Barry's operation, he made his NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series debut at New Hampshire International Speedway. 2005 saw Caisse make a run at Rookie of the Year in Busch North driving for Barney McRae. He won two poles and finishing in the top five twice as well on his way to finishing seventh in series points. In 2006, Caisse drove for a new team, Andy Santerre Motorsports and sponsored by Casella Waste Systems. The combination won the first time out at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, and totaled three times in eleven races, finishing, the season with six top-fives and eight top-tens, and second in points to Mike Olsen.
Caisse also made his NASCAR Busch Series debut during 2006, racing at Dover International Speedway for Kevin Harvick, Inc. He plans to participate in more races for the NASCAR Busch Series in 2007. He is set to make his Craftsman Truck Series debut with Germain Racing in their Research & development No. 03 Toyota, sponsored by Casella.
Sean went on in the Busch East series to win 4 races total as well as the final race at Dover Speedway, He finished second in the NASCAR Busch East Series Championship. He went to Irwindale California for the Toyota All Star Showdown in November to earn the Pole and lead the first 74 laps before being spun by a lapped car, ending his night early. The following year Caisse again competed in the NASCAR Busch East Series. Caisse won four races earning him the second place in the championship again.
In 2008 the racing driver moved to Mooresville, North Carolina. Due to the economic crisis Caisse was left without a sponsor. Caisse also became a frequent competitor in the NASCAR Busch Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. After his debut race in 2006, crashing at Dover International Speedway, Caisse joined Richard Childress Racing for two races in 2009. A 22nd place at New Hampshire International Speedway was is best result. In 2009 Caisse won one ARCA RE/MAX race, at Rockingham Speedway. Caisse ran five Nationwide Series races in 2010. Eighteenth was the drivers best finish, at Nashville Superspeedway.
In 2013 Caisse made a sexual assault complaint against Andy Cusack, owner of Beech Ridge Motor Speedway. During the following 13 months Caisse threatened Cusack to file more sexual assault charges. Caisse also kidnapped Cusack's dog, asking a $2,500 ransom. In late 2014 Cusack and Caisse met in person. Cusack offered Caisse a petition to sign that stated the sexual assault charges were false. Caisse did not sign the petition and left the meeting for time to think about the statement. The following night Caisse returned to Cusack's home in Scarborough, Maine. After Cusack stepped outside Caisse started to beat him. Cusack was forced to sign a cheque for $7.500, sign a bill for the sale of his Chevrolet Corvette and made Cusack agree to send Caisse $7.500 each month for a year. In February 2015, Caisse was extradited to Maine where he awaits trial.
In 2008 Caisse had a relationship with model Whitney Kay. In 2010 the two had a daughter, Brielle. In May 2010 Caisse and Kay got married. The two filed for divorce in October 2011. Kay later remarried in January 2014 with her current husband, NASCAR driver, Brian Scott. He was recently working in a Massachusetts Home Depot.
Motorsports career results
(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)
Craftsman Truck Series
|NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results|
- "SEASON UNOFFICIAL FINAL POINTS". Lee USA Speedway. Archived from the original on December 4, 2001. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- "Sean Caisse 2003 Season Results NEMA". Thethirdturn.com. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- "Adversity aside, now he's living life in the fast lane". Lowell Sun. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- "Court documents and police reports reveal the hidden story of how the bond between a talented young driver and his NASCAR-affiliated Maine mentor came to a violent end.". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
- "This Groom Turns To Read Vows To His Bride's Daughter And Brings Everyone To Tears". Buzzfeed. Retrieved 2 February 2016.