Wayne Edwards (racing driver)

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Wayne Edwards
Born (1967-06-23) June 23, 1967 (age 52)
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2 races run over 2 years
Best finish149th (2005)
First race2003 Trim Spa Dream Body 250 (Pikes Peak)
Last race2005 Meijer 300 (Kentucky)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
78 races run over 16 years
Truck no., teamNo. 49 (Premium Motorsports)
2016 position43rd
Best finish26th (2000)
First race2000 Florida Dodge Dealers 400K (Homestead)
Last race2016 DC Solar 350 (Las Vegas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0
Statistics current as of October 1, 2016.

Wayne Edwards (born June 23, 1967)[1] is an American professional stock car racing driver. He has driven for numerous teams over the past eight years. He is not related to fellow stock car driver Carl Edwards despite having the same last name.

Racing career[edit]

Edwards made his Truck Series debut in 2000, driving the No. 93 WorldBestBuy.com Chevy for Troxell Racing. His debut came at Homestead-Miami. There he started 30th and finished 27th, fifteen laps down. In twelve other races, his best finish was a 19th at NHIS, and posting a best qualifying effort of 27th twice. He made another pair of starts in 2001, both coming again with Troxell Racing. He was 34th at Gateway and 35th at California, failing to finish both races. However, he did set his best career start of 21st at California.

In 2002, Edwards made three starts for Team Racing. His best finish came at Darlington Raceway, where he finished 25th. He also drove at Texas Motor Speedway for Steve Portenga, finishing 33rd after an early vibration. He followed that up with eight starts in 2003, his best finish a 22nd at Texas driving the No. 95 for Scott Upshaw. He also made his Busch Series debut at Pikes Peak International Raceway driving the No. 22 for Bost Motorsports. He started 38th but finished 43rd due to a transmission failure on the first lap. Edwards ran four more races in 2004. He set his best career finish to that point with a fifteenth at Daytona International Speedway, and then had a 28th finish in the inaugural race at Atlanta driving for Troxell, but did not finish either of his next two starts in the No. 0 Loni Richardson-owned Chevy. He attempted the Emerson Radio 250 in the No. 70 Davis Motorsports Chevy, but failed to qualify.

Edwards returned to Troxell full-time in 2005, which had been newly renamed Mighty Motorsports. He started the season by dodging a last lap wreck, and driving the No. 24 truck to a 9th place at Daytona, his best career finish. Also, Edwards was able to finish four of his other nine starts, the best of those being a 23rd at Loudon. He finished 33rd in points. He also made his second career Busch start at Kentucky Speedway driving the No. 91 Speed Zone Energy Drink Dodge, finishing 36th after suffering transmission failure. Edwards attempted to make the first handful of races in 2006 in Mighty's No. 24 Liquid Nitro Energy Drink truck, but failed. He made his first start of the season at Kentucky for Green Light finishing 33rd after suffering vibration problems in his No. 07 U.S. Restoration Chevy. He drove two more races for Green Light in the No. 03 Chevy, but did not finish higher than 35th. In 2007, Edwards started two races for Upshaw Racing, but left after the stopped running. He made three appearances for Green Light's No. 06 Chevy, and drove two races for Andy Hillenburg, with a best finish of 28th. He also attempted a race in Andy Belmont's truck, but failed to qualify.

In 2008, he raced for FDNY Racing, and SS-Green Light Racing, making five starts altogether. Edwards raced the first two races of 2009 for Gun Broker Racing finishing 36th at Daytona and 34th at Auto Club Speedway. For the rest of the 2009 season, Edwards start and parked in the No. 47 and No. 48 trucks owned by Andy Hillenburg.

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.)

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
2003 Bost Motorsports 22 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX TAL NSH CAL RCH GTY NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR
43
IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO CAR HOM 154th 34
2004 JD Motorsports 70 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL GTY RCH NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW
DNQ
DAY CHI NHA PPR IRP MCH BRI CAL NA -
Ware Racing Enterprises 51 Dodge RCH
DNQ
DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO DAR HOM
2005 TommyRaz Motorsports 91 Dodge DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL NSH BRI TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV NSH KEN
36
MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR GTY 149th -
9 Chevy IRP
DNQ
GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM

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 24 25 NCWTC Pts Ref
1999 Doran Racing 77 Chevy HOM PHO EVG MMR MAR MEM PPR I70 BRI TEX PIR GLN MLW NSV NZH MCH NHA IRP GTY HPT RCH LVS LVL
DNQ
TEX CAL 114th 0 [2]
2000 Troxell Racing 93 Chevy DAY
DNQ
HOM
27
PHO
25
MMR
34
MAR
DNQ
PIR GTY
DNQ
MEM
23
PPR
25
EVG TEX
23
KEN
32
GLN
27
MLW
29
NHA
19
NZH
20
MCH
33
IRP
DNQ
NSV
DNQ
CIC
DNQ
RCH
DNQ
DOV
23
TEX
DNQ
CAL 26th 1391 [3]
2001 DAY HOM MMR MAR GTY
34
DAR PPR DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN NHA IRP NSH CIC NZH RCH SBO TEX LVS PHO CAL
35
91st 119 [4]
2002 Team Racing 86 Chevy DAY DAR
25
MAR GTY PPR DOV KAN
36
KEN NHA MCH IRP NSH RCH TEX SBO LVS 57th 274 [5]
Portenga Motorsports 38 Chevy TEX
33
MEM MLW
Team 23 Racing 23 Chevy CAL
32
PHO HOM
2003 Team Racing 25 Chevy DAY DAR MMR MAR CLT DOV TEX
36
MEM MLW KAN
DNQ
KEN GTW MCH IRP NSH 39th 595 [6]
Upshaw Racing 19 Ford BRI
23
95 RCH
24
NHA CAL
24
LVS
28
SBO TEX
22
MAR
DNQ
PHO
28
HOM
DNQ
Brevak Racing 31 Ford MAR
33
2004 Troxell Racing 93 Ford DAY
15
ATL
28
64th 198 [7]
Ron Rhodes Racing 48 Dodge MAR
DNQ
MFD CLT DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN
Richardson Motorsports 0 Dodge KEN
36
Chevy GTW
33
MCH IRP NSH BRI
Troxell Racing 93 Chevy RCH
DNQ
NHA LVS CAL
Welz Racing 77 Dodge TEX
DNQ
MAR PHO DAR HOM
2005 Mighty Motorsports 24 Chevy DAY
9
CAL
34
ATL
33
MAR GTY MFD
35
CLT
DNQ
DOV
33
TEX MCH MLW KAN
34
KEN
27
MEM IRP NHA
23
LVS MAR
25
ATL
DNQ
TEX
DNQ
PHO
28
HOM
DNQ
33rd 789 [8]
Welz Racing 68 Dodge NSH
DNQ
Mighty Motorsports 24 Dodge BRI
DNQ
RCH
2006 Chevy DAY
DNQ
CAL
DNQ
ATL MAR GTY CLT MFD DOV TEX MCH MLW KAN 84th 64 [9]
Green Light Racing 07 Chevy KEN
33
MEM IRP NSH BRI NHA
03 LVS
36
TAL
35
MAR ATL TEX PHO HOM
2007 Upshaw Racing 95 Ford DAY
DNQ
CAL
33
ATL
32
MAR KAN CLT MFD DOV TEX MCH MLW 68th 222 [10]
Green Light Racing 0 Chevy MEM
36
06 KEN
35
IRP TAL
36
MAR
Fast Track Racing Enterprises 71 Chevy NSH
28
BRI GTW NHA LVS
Ford ATL
29
Andy Belmont Motorsports 12 Chevy TEX
DNQ
PHO HOM
2008 FDNY Racing 28 Chevy DAY
17
CAL ATL MAR CLT
DNQ
MFD DOV TEX MCH MLW KEN
DNQ
IRP NSH BRI GTW NHA LVS TAL
24
MAR 55th 267 [11]
SS-Green Light Racing 0 Chevy KAN
36
MEM
35
ATL
33
TEX PHO HOM
2009 GunBroker Racing 22 Dodge DAY
36
CAL
34
ATL MAR KAN 28th 1067 [12]
FDNY Racing 28 Chevy CLT
DNQ
Fast Track Racing Enterprises 48 Chevy DOV
32
TEX
24
MCH
23
MLW
27
MEM KEN
24
NSH
24
CHI
26
GTW
33
NHA LVS
27
MAR TAL TEX
47 IRP
29
BRI
36
IOW
30
Boys Will Be Boys Racing 05 Dodge PHO
32
HOM
2010 Lafferty Motorsports 89 Chevy DAY
DNQ
ATL MAR NSH KAN DOV 117th 61 [13]
FDNY Racing 28 Chevy CLT
DNQ
Tagsby Racing 65 Chevy TEX
34
MCH IOW GTY IRP POC NSH DAR BRI CHI KEN NHA LVS MAR TAL TEX PHO HOM
2011 T3R Motorsports 99 Ford DAY PHO DAR MAR NSH DOV CLT KAN TEX KEN IOW NSH IRP POC MCH BRI ATL
DNQ
103rd 01 [14]
Alger Motorsports 68 Dodge CHI
DNQ
NHA KEN
JJC Racing 0 Ford LVS
31
TAL MAR TEX HOM
2012 Glenden Enterprises 84 Chevy DAY MAR CAR KAN CLT DOV TEX KEN IOW
24
CHI POC MCH BRI ATL IOW KEN LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 67th 20 [15]
2015 Premium Motorsports 94 Chevy DAY ATL MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW IOW KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS
24
TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 70th 20 [16]
2016 49 DAY ATL MAR KAN DOV CLT TEX
23
IOW GTW KEN ELD
18
POC BRI MCH MSP CHI NHA LVS
28
TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 43rd 30

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ARCA Racing Series[edit]

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

ARCA Racing 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 ARSC Pts Ref
2007 Drew White Motorsports 93 Chevy DAY USA NSH SLM
DNQ
KAN WIN
20
KEN
29
TOL
DNQ
IOW POC MCH
39
BLN KEN POC NSH ISF MIL GTW DSF CHI 70th 370 [17]
Lafferty Motorsports 0 Chevy SLM
32
TAL TOL
2014 Team BEAR 29 Dodge DAY MOB SLM TAL TOL
15
NJE POC MCH ELK WIN CHI IRP
25
POC BLN ISF MAD DSF SLM KEN KAN 62nd 260 [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wayne Edwards Career Statistics
  2. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 1999 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2000 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  5. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  7. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2005 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  9. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2006 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  10. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2007 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  11. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  12. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  13. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  14. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  15. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  16. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  17. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 24, 2015.
  18. ^ "Wayne Edwards – 2014 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved October 24, 2015.

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