Stefan Parsons

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Stefan Parsons
Born (1998-06-15) June 15, 1998 (age 24)
Cornelius, North Carolina
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
39 races run over 4 years
Car no., teamNo. 99 (B. J. McLeod Motorsports)
No. 45 (Alpha Prime Racing)
2021 position38th
Best finish36th (2020)
First race2019 Circle K Firecracker 250 (Daytona)
Last race2022 Tennessee Lottery 250 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
7 races run over 4 years
Truck no., teamNo. 46 (G2G Racing)
No. 20 (Young's Motorsports)
2020 position93rd
Best finish57th (2018)
First race2018 UNOH 200 (Bristol)
Last race2022 Rackley Roofing 200 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of June 22, 2022.

Stefan Parsons (born June 15, 1998) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 99 Chevrolet Camaro for B. J. McLeod Motorsports and the No. 45 Chevrolet Camaro for Alpha Prime Racing, as well as part-time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 46 Toyota Tundra for G2G Racing and the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado for Young's Motorsports. He has also raced in the ARCA Menards Series and the CARS Tour in the past.

Racing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Stefan began racing at age 12 after his father Phil received encouragement from Ken Ragan.[1]

CARS Late Model Stock Tour[edit]

Parsons began racing in the CARS Tour in 2015, where he drove the No. 98 Ford for his father’s team, Phil Parsons Racing, in five of the races.

He returned to the car in 2016, this time participating in eight of the ten races and finishing 12th in the overall points standings.

In 2017, Parsons drove the same car in six races, though the last one was in the No. 55 Ford.[2]

Truck Series[edit]

Parsons made his NASCAR debut in the Truck Series in 2018, where he drove the No. 15 Chevrolet Silverado for Premium Motorsports at Bristol. He finished 17th after starting 30th.[3][4] He would later return to the team for the Phoenix race, where he finished 20th after starting 24th.

In 2019, Parsons drove the No. 1 Chevrolet for Beaver Motorsports at Las Vegas.[5] At Charlotte, he drove the No. 49 for CMI Motorsports with a paint scheme honoring the victims of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting.[6]

Parsons returned to CMI in 2020, driving a second No. 83 truck at Las Vegas.[7]

After not running any Truck Series races in 2021, Parsons returned to the series in 2022 in the race at Sonoma as a last-minute replacement driver for G2G Racing. Mason Filippi and Travis McCullough were both scheduled to attempt to make their Truck Series debuts at Sonoma in the team's Nos. 46 and 47 trucks, respectively.[8] However, on June 10, McCullough had to be replaced due to his drug test results not coming in in time for practice. (As it was his first start of the season, he had to take a drug test beforehand.) Parsons was announced as McCullough's replacement in the No. 47 truck for qualifying.[9] However, on June 11, the team decided to move Parsons from the No. 47 and replacing McCullough to the No. 46 and replacing Filippi in qualifying and the race due to Filippi not adjusting to the truck well enough in practice. The No. 47 truck was withdrawn.[10] Parsons then drove the No. 20 for Young's Motorsports in the race at Nashville.

Xfinity Series[edit]

In July 2019, Parsons ran his first NASCAR Xfinity Series race in the Circle K Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway for B. J. McLeod Motorsports.[11] Later in the year at the Charlotte Roval, he relieved Cody Ware mid-race when Ware was feeling unwell due to a damaged coolbox in his car.[12]

Parsons ran nine races in 2020 with a best finish of 18th at Texas Motor Speedway. He returned to BJMM and the No. 99 for another part-time schedule in 2021.[13]

On September 21, 2021, BJMM announced that Parsons would be driving full-time in the No. 99 for the team in 2022, with sponsorship from Sokal Digital and Springrates Automotive.[14] However, he was reduced to only 11 events, the amount of races he ran in 2021, due to the No. 78 taking owner points from the No. 99. Beginning at Texas he would drive for Alpha Prime Racing.

Personal life[edit]

Parsons is the son of Phil Parsons and the nephew of Benny Parsons.

He is the brother-in-law of fellow competitor Sheldon Creed as his twin sister Cami is married to him.[15]

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.)

Xfinity Series[edit]

NASCAR Xfinity 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 NXSC Pts Ref
2019 B. J. McLeod Motorsports 99 Toyota DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY
12
KEN NHA IOW
21
GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR
22
IND
19
LVS RCH DOV
19
KAN 38th 106 [16]
Chevy CLT
RL
JD Motorsports 15 Chevy TEX
23
PHO HOM
2020 B. J. McLeod Motorsports 99 Toyota DAY LVS CAL PHO DAR CLT BRI ATL HOM
22
HOM
32
TAL POC
21
IND KEN KEN TEX
18
KAN ROA DAY DOV
26
DOV
28
DAY DAR RCH RCH MAR
24
PHO 36th 119 [17]
78 BRI
23
LVS
20
TAL CLT KAN TEX
2021 99 Chevy DAY
13
DAY LVS
36
TEX
35
PHO
34
38th 119 [18]
Toyota HOM
31
PHO
18
ATL MAR
20
TAL DAR DOV COA NSH
36
POC ROA ATL NHA GLN IND MCH DAY DAR RCH
76 Chevy CLT
23
MOH
5 Toyota BRI
22
LVS TAL
78 Chevy CLT
24
TEX KAN MAR
2022 99 DAY
DNQ
CAL
30
LVS
33
PHO
21
ATL
25
COA
21
RCH
35
MAR
28
TAL DOV
30
DAR
20
-* -* [19]
Alpha Prime Racing 45 Chevy TEX
17
CLT
30
PIR
24
NSH
15
ROA ATL NHA POC IND MCH GLN DAY DAR KAN BRI TEX TAL CLT LVS HOM MAR PHO
– Relieved Cody Ware

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors 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 NGTC Pts Ref
2018 Premium Motorsports 15 Chevy DAY ATL LVS MAR DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN ELD POC MCH BRI
17
MSP LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO
20
HOM 57th 37 [20]
2019 Beaver Motorsports 1 Chevy DAY ATL LVS
31
MAR TEX DOV KAN 110th 01 [21]
CMI Motorsports 49 Chevy CLT
24
TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN POC ELD MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR PHO HOM
2020 83 DAY LVS
29
CLT ATL HOM POC KEN TEX KAN KAN MCH DAY DOV GTW DAR RCH BRI LVS TAL KAN TEX MAR PHO 93rd 01 [22]
2022 G2G Racing 46 Toyota DAY LVS ATL COA MAR BRI DAR KAN TEX CLT GTW SON
36
KNO -* -* [23]
Young's Motorsports 20 Chevy NSH
22
MOH POC IRP RCH KAN BRI TAL HOM PHO

K&N Pro Series East[edit]

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East results
Year Car owner No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 NKNPSEC Pts Ref
2019 Sue McCarty 38 Chevy NSM BRI SBO SBO MEM NHA IOW GLN BRI GTW NHA DOV
14
42nd 30 [24]

ARCA Menards Series[edit]

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

ARCA Menards 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 AMSC Pts Ref
2019 KBR Development 28 Chevy DAY FIF SLM TAL NSH TOL CLT POC MCH MAD GTW CHI
20
ELK IOW POC ISF DSF SLM IRP KAN 77th 130 [25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Deb (March 7, 2014). "Stefan Parsons hopes to build on family's NASCAR heritage". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  2. ^ Eggert, Seth (August 16, 2018). "Climbing the Ladder: Stefan Parsons". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Stefan Parsons to make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Bristol Motor Speedway". August 7, 2018. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  4. ^ Vincent, Amanda (August 9, 2018). "NASCAR Truck: Stefan Parsons plans debut at Bristol". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  5. ^ Timms, Alex (February 25, 2019). "Entry List: Strat 200". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  6. ^ "Parsons to run tribute truck at Charlotte". Jayski's Silly Season Site. May 10, 2019. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Eggert, Seth (February 20, 2020). "Stefan Parsons joins CMI Motorsports at Las Vegas". Kickin' the Tires. Retrieved February 20, 2020.
  8. ^ "(Twitter post)". Twitter. Mark Kristl. June 4, 2022. Retrieved June 22, 2022. Tim Viens tells me that Mason Filippi & Travis McCullough will pilot the @g2g_racing trucks at Sonoma Raceway. Brennan Poole is driving today to help with points. Viens himself intends on driving at Pocono Raceway & other races later in the season.
  9. ^ Christie, Toby (June 10, 2022). "Stefan Parsons Piloting No. 47 G2G Racing Truck at Sonoma After McCullough Unable to Practice". TobyChristie.com. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  10. ^ "(Twitter post)". Twitter. Brock Beard. June 11, 2022. Retrieved June 22, 2022. More updates from @g2g_racing - @StefanParsons_ will run the No. 46 in place of Mason Filippi. The No. 47 was already withdrawn yesterday. (...) Team said he wasn't fully adjusting to the difference between the XFINITY car and the Truck. Parsons was available to help as he was spotting for another team.
  11. ^ Rutherford, Kevin (July 4, 2019). "NASCAR 101: Top Average Finish By Xfinity Drivers at Daytona & Talladega". Frontstretch. Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  12. ^ Pockrass, Bob [@bobpockrass] (September 29, 2019). "JJ Yeley will drive the No. 51 Cup car today. Cody Ware (who was replaced during Xfinity race by Stefan Parsons) still feeling impact of heat/lack of coolbox yesterday" (Tweet). Retrieved December 23, 2020 – via Twitter.
  13. ^ Rutherford, Kevin (January 11, 2021). "Stefan Parsons Running Part-Time Xfinity Schedule With BJMM". Frontstretch. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  14. ^ "Stefan Parsons to Run Full-Time at BJ McLeod Motorsports in 2022". SpeedwayDigest.com. September 21, 2021. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  15. ^ "Cole Custer holds off Noah Gragson, Trevor Bayne to win Xfinity Series race at Fontana". ESPN.com. ESPN. AP. February 26, 2022. Retrieved March 8, 2022.
  16. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  17. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  18. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
  19. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2022.
  20. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  21. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  22. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  23. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  24. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2019 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
  25. ^ "Stefan Parsons – 2019 ARCA Menards Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 29, 2019.

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