Stuart Kirby

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Stuart Kirby
Born (1981-05-09) May 9, 1981 (age 39)
Bowling Green, Kentucky
NASCAR Cup Series career
10 races run over 3 years
Best finish54th (2005)
First race2001 UAW-GM Quality 500 (Charlotte)
Last race2005 UAW-GM Quality 500 (Charlotte)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
9 races run over 3 years
Best finish53rd (2002)
First race2002 O'Reilly 300 (Texas)
Last race2005 Pepsi 300 (Nashville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
2 races run over 1 year
Best finish82nd (2003)
First race2003 New Hampshire 200 (Loudon
Last race2003 John Boy & Billy 250 (SoBo)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

Stuart Kirby (born May 9, 1981) is an American stock car racing driver.[1] He has driven in ARCA, the Busch Series, and the NEXTEL Cup Series.[1] A former apprentice funeral director for his family's funeral home, he drove the No. 51 Chevrolet owned by Competitive Edge Motorsports in 2005, but was released before the season could be concluded. He currently owns a Bruster's Ice Cream franchise in Bowling Green, KY and is still pursuing a career in racing.

Racing career[edit]

On October 7, 2001, Kirby made his Winston Cup Series debut at the UAW-GM Quality 500. Kirby was taken out early in a crash involving Todd Bodine and Ricky Craven. He raced for Jimmy Spencer in Busch and Trucks, and had a lot of success in ARCA Racing, where he got his first career pole driving a car with the American Boy Scouts logo.

In late 2005, Kirby was featured alongside his wife in MTV's "The Reality Show" during a segment titled, "'Til Death Do Us Part". As of then, Kirby was assisting his family as a funeral director in their funeral home. The show never even mentioned Kirby's racing career.

On August 28, 2009, Kirby made a comeback in his racing career after almost 4 years.[2] He raced in the ARCA RE/MAX Series race, qualifying 12th and finished in 11th place.[2]

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.)

Nextel Cup Series[edit]

NASCAR Nextel Cup 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 36 NNCC Pts Ref
2001 Bob Schacht Motorsports 75 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV MCH POC SON DAY CHI NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT
42
MAR TAL PHO CAR HOM ATL NHA 69th 37 [3]
2002 CLR Racing 57 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY CHI
43
NHA POC IND
DNQ
GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV 71st 86 [4]
BAM Racing 49 Dodge KAN
37
TAL CLT MAR ATL CAR PHO HOM
2005 Competitive Edge Motorsports 51 Chevy DAY CAL LVS ATL BRI MAR TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV POC MCH
42
SON DAY CHI
31
NHA POC IND
DNQ
GLN MCH
41
BRI CAL
43
RCH NHA
32
DOV TAL KAN
37
CLT
37
MAR ATL
DNQ
TEX
DNQ
PHO HOM 54th 352 [5]

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 35 NBSC Pts Ref
2002 Frank Cicci Racing 34 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX
43
NSH TAL CAL
33
RCH NHA NZH CLT
41
DOV NSH
25
KEN
29
MLW
17
DAY CHI GTY
36
PPR
26
IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL CAR PHO HOM 53rd 554 [6]
2004 Bob Schacht Motorsports 65 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL GTY RCH NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN
DNQ
MLW DAY CHI NHA
DNQ
PPR IRP MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO DAR HOM NA - [7]
2005 Griffin Racing 73 Chevy DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL NSH
42
BRI TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR GTY IRP GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 142nd 37 [8]

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
2003 Ultra Motorsports 7 Dodge DAY DAR MMR MAR CLT DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN GTW MCH IRP NSH BRI RCH NHA
24
CAL LVS 82nd 194 [9]
Troxell-MacDonald Racing Chevy SBO
20
TEX MAR PHO HOM

ARCA Re/Max Series[edit]

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

ARCA Re/Max 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 ARSC Pts Ref
2001 Bob Schacht Motorsports 75 Chevy DAY
5
NSH
24
WIN SLM GTY KEN CLT
2
KAN MCH
3
POC
3
MEM GLN KEN MCH POC
27
NSH ISF CHI DSF SLM TOL BLN CLT TAL
13
ATL
4
26th 1495 [10]
2002 DAY ATL NSH SLM KEN CLT KAN
2
POC MCH TOL SBO KEN BLN POC NSH ISF WIN DSF CHI SLM TAL CLT 105th 245 [11]
2003 DAY ATL
26
NSH SLM TOL KEN CLT BLN KAN MCH LER POC POC NSH ISF WIN DSF CHI SLM TAL CLT SBO 161st 100 [12]
2004 DAY NSH SLM KEN TOL CLT KAN POC MCH SBO BLN KEN GTW POC LER NSH
36
ISF TOL DSF CHI
38
SLM TAL
7
75th 340 [13]
2005 DAY NSH SLM KEN
6
TOL
30
LAN MIL POC MCH KAN KEN BLN POC GTW LER NSH MCH ISF TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL 89th 290 [14]
2009 Hendren Motorsports 68 Chevy DAY SLM CAR TAL KEN TOL POC MCH MFD IOW KEN BLN POC ISF CHI
11
TOL DSF NJE SLM KAN CAR 118th 175 [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stuart Kirby Career ARCA/NASCAR results". Racing Reference. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Stuart Kirby Solid In ARCA Return". Catchfence.com. August 31, 2009. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  4. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  5. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  6. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  7. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2004 NASCAR Busch Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  8. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2005 NASCAR Busch Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  9. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  10. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2001 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  11. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2002 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  12. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2003 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  13. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2004 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  14. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2005 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  15. ^ "Stuart Kirby – 2009 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved June 25, 2020.

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