Adam Edwards

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Adam Edwards
Born (1980-03-26) March 26, 1980 (age 39)
Falls Church, Virginia[1]
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
8 races run over 3 years
2015 position75th
Best finish75th (2015)
First race2012 Pocono Mountains 125 (Pocono)
Last race2015 Drivin' for Linemen 200 (Gateway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of October 22, 2016.

Adam Edwards (born May 9, 1980)[1] is an American professional stock car racing driver and professional driving instructor.

Racing career[edit]

Edwards became interested in the mechanics of racing during his high school years and decided to pursue a career in auto racing. In 2002, he got his start into racing by becoming an owner-driver in the Pure Stock Division of the NASCAR Weekly Series. Five years later in 2007, Edwards broke into the national ranks by starting in 5 ARCA Racing Series events posting a best finish of 17th for Andy Belmont Racing at the Pocono Raceway.

Edwards partnered up with Norm Benning in 2012 and made his debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driving the #75 Chevrolet in a start and park effort. He finished 33rd after falling out of the race within 5 laps.

In 2014, after a two-year hiatus, Benning and Edwards reunited by attempting 5 races continuing the start and park efforts. The following year, Adam Edwards raced for Jennifer Jo Cobb in 2 races at the Texas Motor Speedway and the Gateway Motorsports Park.

Edwards also pursues in instructing and is a driving instructor at Andy Hillenburg's Fast Track High Performance Racing School where he coaches drivers and fans of Motorsports.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Edwards was born in Falls Church, Virginia on May 9, 1980 and graduated from Virginia Tech in 2002. He co-authored the novel Faster Pastor with Sharyn McCrumb; the 2010 book is loosely based on his teaching experiences.[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.)

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 Norm Benning Racing 75 Chevy DAY MAR CAR KAN CLT DOV TEX KEN IOW CHI POC
33
MCH BRI ATL IOW KEN LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 76th 11
2014 Norm Benning Racing 75 Chevy DAY MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW
29
106th 0
71 KEN
30
IOW ELD POC
57 MCH
28
BRI MSP CHI
30
NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX
29
PHO HOM
2015 JJC Racing 0 Chevy DAY ATL MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX
30
GTW
31
IOW KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 75th 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Driving Record". Racing Reference. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  2. ^ a b McCrumb, Sharyn. "Faster Pastor: A Comic Southern Novel". SharynMcCrumb.com. Retrieved October 26, 2016.