Wayne Anderson (racing driver)

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Wayne Anderson
Born (1968-07-16) July 16, 1968 (age 50)
Wildwood, Florida
Achievements1993 Triple Crown champion
1999, 2001 Slim Jim All Pro Series Champion
2010 Florida All Stars Tour Champion
Awards2001 Slim Jim All Pro Series Most Popular Driver
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish87th (2005)
First race2005 Sylvania 300 (New Hampshire)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
23 races run over 2 years
Best finish25th (1998)
First race1997 Federated Auto Parts 250 (Nashville)
Last race1998 Memphis 200 (Memphis)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 2 0
Statistics current as of March 14, 2013.

Wayne Anderson (born July 16, 1968) is an American late model race car driver. Born in Wildwood, Florida, Anderson graduated from high school in 1986. He has two championships in the NASCAR Pro-Series, which were in 1999 and 2001. Anderson also participated in the Camping World Truck Series and Nextel Cup Series, which in the Truck Series he was able to get two top-ten finishes. He also won a championship in the FASCAR. Along with his father and Alan Bruns, he created the Florida All Stars Tour. In 2001, he was able to win the Snowball Derby.

Early and personal life[edit]

Anderson, born on July 16, 1968 in Wildwood, Florida,[1] graduated high school in 1986.[2]

Career[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

In 1987 Anderson received the Rookie of the Year award at Bronson Speedway, as well as Lakeland Speedway. Six years later, he became a FASCAR champion, by winning at Orlando Speedworld and New Smyrna Speedway. In 1994 he finished second in point standings in United Stock Car Alliance. One year later, he finished fifth in his first NASCAR Slim Jim All-Pro Series at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. In 1996, he competed in all the events in the series, and won a total of one race, five pole positions, and placed second in the Rookie of the Year standings.[2]

1997–2004[edit]

One year later, in 1997, he competed in two Truck Series events, the All-Pro Series, as well as in the NASCAR Busch North Series (now NASCAR K&N Pro Series East) and NASCAR Southwest Touring Series.[1] In 1998, Anderson began to race in most of the races in the Craftsman Truck Series, while racing in the All-Pro Series. In the All-Pro Series, he won the first race of the season. On the other hand, his achievements in the Truck Series were only two top-tens. During 1999, Anderson became the Slim Jim All-Pro Series champion, as well as winning the All American 400 at Nashville Superspeedway, the Governor's Cup, and he held the most wins in the series. One year later, he became Speedweeks Super Late Model champion, and had the most wins in the All-Pro Series.[2]

In 2001, he became the All-Pro Series champion for the second time, and voted the series Most Popular driver. He was also the 2001 Snowball Derby winner.[3] During 2002, he became the Texas Big Shot winner, as well as the Southern All Stars winner. He also participated in the American Speed Association (ASA). In 2003, he was the Speedweeks Super Late Model champion for the second time, as well as the Pete orr Memorial winner. He also participated in the ARCA Remax Series, where he recorded one top-five and two top-ten finishes after participating in fours races. He also became the Triple Crown Champion, the Governor's Cup winner, and the Florida Sunbelt Series champion. One year later, he won the Florida Sunbelt Series championship for the second time.[2]

2005–2010[edit]

In 2005, Anderson participated in one Nextel Cup Serie event. Two years later, in 2007, he returned to the ARCA Racing Series by participating in one race.[1] In 2010, he, along with his father and Alan Bruns created the Florida All Stars Tour.[4]

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
2005 Rinaldi Racing 75 Dodge DAY CAL LVS ATL BRI MAR TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY CHI
DNQ
NHA
DNQ
POC IND GLN MCH BRI
DNQ
CAL RCH
DNQ
NHA
43
DOV
DNQ
TAL 87th 34 [5]
Buddy Sisco Racing 61 Dodge KAN
DNQ
CLT MAR
DNQ
ATL TEX PHO HOM

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
1996 85 Chevy DAY CAR RCH ATL NSV
DNQ
DAR BRI HCY NZH CLT DOV SBO MYB GLN MLW NHA TAL IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV CLT CAR HOM NA - [6]
2003 TC Motorsports 35 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX TAL NSH CAL RCH GTY NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT
DNQ
MEM ATL
DNQ
PHO CAR HOM NA - [7]

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 26 27 NCTC Pts Ref
1997 Liberty Racing 97 Ford WDW TUS HOM PHO POR EVG I70 NHA TEX BRI NZH MLW LVL CNS HPT IRP FLM NSV
31
GLN RCH MAR SON MMR CAL PHO LVS
29
95th 146 [8]
1998 84 WDW
15
HOM
19
PHO
20
POR
25
EVG
15
I70
9
GLN
26
TEX
21
BRI
34
MLW
25
NZH
26
CAL
34
PPR
25
IRP
18
NHA
23
FLM
30
NSV
18
HPT
12
LVL
26
RCH
21
MEM
10
GTY MAR SON MMR PHO LVS 25th 2070 [9]

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 ARMC Pts Ref
2003 TC Motorsports 35 Chevy DAY ATL NSH
DNQ
SLM TOL KEN CLT
DNQ
BLN KAN
8
MCH
39
LER POC POC NSH
7
ISF WIN DSF CHI
5
SLM TAL CLT
18
SBO 33rd 820 [10]
2004 Pontiac DAY
29
49th 590 [11]
Chevy NSH
6
SLM KEN
26
TOL CLT
5
KAN POC MCH SBO BLN KEN GTW POC LER NSH ISF TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL
2007 Wayne Anderson 8 Dodge DAY USA
3
NSH SLM KAN WIN KEN TOL IOW POC MCH BLN KEN POC NSH ISF MIL GTW DSF CHI SLM TAL TOL 102nd 215 [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Wayne Anderson Career Statistics". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved 2011-02-09.
  2. ^ a b c d "About Wayne". wayneandersonracing.com. Retrieved 2011-02-09.
  3. ^ Vanhoose, Joe (December 3, 2008). "Wildwood's Anderson carving own racing legend". Ocala Star-Banner. Ocala, FL. Retrieved 2013-12-03.
  4. ^ "2010 is bringing lots of changes". wayneandersonracing.com. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
  5. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  6. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 1996 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  7. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  8. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  9. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  10. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 2003 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  11. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 2004 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.
  12. ^ "Wayne Anderson – 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved August 1, 2017.

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Achievements
Preceded by
Gary St. Amant
Snowball Derby Winner
2001
Succeeded by
Ricky Turner