Tyler Young (racing driver)

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Tyler Young
Tyler Young Wins the 2014 DNQuinn 500 2014-04-29 21-42.jpg
Young in 2014
BornTyler Randall Young
(1990-07-15) July 15, 1990 (age 28)
Midland, Texas
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2 races run over 2 years
2016 position125th
Best finish108th (2015)
First race2015 Kentucky 300 (Kentucky)
Last race2016 American Ethanol E15 250 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
80 races run over 7 years
Truck no., teamNos. 12/20 (Young's Motorsports)
2017 position30th
Best finish13th (2014, 2015)
First race2012 Good Sam Road Side Assistance Carolina 200 (Rockingham)
Last race2018 JAG Metals 350 (Texas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 6 0
Statistics current as of November 2, 2018.

Tyler Randall Young (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the Nos. 12 and 20 Chevrolet Silverados for Young's Motorsports.

Racing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

When he was 12, Young started racing in the International Karting Federation, winning a championship in 2004. Afterwards, he ran races in Hobby Stocks, Sport Modifieds and Modifieds, moving to Mooresville, North Carolina in 2008 to continue his career.[1] That year, he began competing in the Hooters Pro Cup Series, finishing 27th in his debut at South Boston Speedway.[2]

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

Young's truck at Rockingham Speedway in 2012
Young at Rockingham in 2013

In 2012, Young and family-owned Young's Motorsports made their debuts in the Camping World Truck Series at Rockingham Speedway with the No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado. After starting 26th, he finished 28th. He made three more starts in the season, with a best finish of 20th at Bristol Motor Speedway.[3] The following year, he made seven starts, with a best finish of 19th at Texas Motor Speedway.[4]

In 2014, Young ran the full Truck schedule for Young's.[4] He recorded a best finish of 11th at Chicagoland Speedway.[5] The following year, he recorded his first career top ten at Dover International Speedway,[6] followed by another tenth-place finish at Talladega Superspeedway.[7]

In 2015, Young collected two top tens and finished 13th in the standings.

In 2016, Young ran 14 races and finishing 19th in the standings.

Xfinity Series[edit]

On July 10, 2015, Young made his Xfinity Series debut at Kentucky Speedway, driving the No. 90 Chevrolet Camaro for SS-Green Light Racing.[1] Qualifying was rained out, forcing him to start 31st, and he battled a loose car to finish 28th.[8]

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
2015 SS-Green Light Racing 90 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL IOW CLT DOV MCH CHI DAY KEN
28
NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 108th 01
2016 TriStar Motorsports 10 Toyota DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW
39
DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 125th 01

Camping World Truck Series[edit]

NASCAR Camping World 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 NCWTC Pts
2012 Young's Motorsports 02 Chevy DAY MAR CAR
28
KAN CLT DOV TEX KEN
23
IOW CHI POC MCH BRI
20
ATL IOW KEN LVS TAL MAR
30
TEX PHO HOM 45th 75
2013 6 DAY MAR CAR
24
KAN 32nd 139
02 CLT
29
DOV TEX
19
KEN IOW
27
ELD POC MCH BRI
24
MSP IOW CHI
22
LVS TAL MAR TEX
24
PHO HOM
2014 DAY
34
MAR
31
KAN
23
CLT
28
DOV
17
TEX
15
GTW
17
KEN
20
IOW
17
ELD
15
POC
26
MCH
14
BRI
18
MSP
18
CHI
11
NHA
24
LVS
19
TAL
17
MAR
19
TEX
14
PHO
18
HOM
24
13th 526
2015 DAY
13
ATL
22
MAR
20
KAN
23
CLT
18
DOV
10
TEX
14
GTW
15
IOW
20
KEN
26
ELD
13
POC
15
MCH
15
BRI
17
MSP
17
CHI
15
NHA
16
LVS
17
TAL
10
MAR
13
TEX
23
PHO
13
HOM
19
13th 629
2016 DAY
6
ATL
13
MAR
13
KAN
11
DOV
21
CLT
19
TEX
21
IOW GTW
13
KEN ELD
20
POC BRI MCH
10
MSP
28
CHI
16
NHA LVS
23
TAL MAR TEX
26
PHO HOM 19th 222
2017 DAY
23
ATL MAR KAN
14
CLT DOV TEX
23
GTW MCH
14
BRI MSP CHI
13
NHA LVS TAL
10
MAR 30th 152
20 IOW
30
KEN ELD POC TEX
17
PHO HOM
2018 DAY ATL LVS MAR DOV KAN CLT TEX
7
IOW GTW CHI KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR -* -*
12 TEX
27
PHO HOM

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tyler Young Set For XFINITY Debut". National Speed Sport News. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "2008 Miller Lite 250". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "Tyler Young Ready for Rockingham NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race This Weekend". Young's Motorsports. April 11, 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "TYLER YOUNG HAS FULL-TIME TRUCK SERIES SLATE". NASCAR. January 28, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  5. ^ "TYLER YOUNG SETS 2015 TRUCK SERIES PLANS". NASCAR. January 22, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  6. ^ "Strong Effort Earns Tyler Young And Team First Career Top-10 Finish At Dover International Speedway". Catchfence. May 30, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  7. ^ Wilson, Steven B. (October 25, 2015). "Talladega top 10 brings a boost of confidence for Tyler Young". Speedway Digest. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
  8. ^ "Tyler Young XFINITY Series Debut Recap". Young's Motorsports. Retrieved January 28, 2016.

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