Chase Austin

Chase Austin ( born October 3, 1989 in Eudora, Kansas) is an American race car driver.


Austin's motorsport career began at the age of eight years in karting. His first kart he built with his father. In 2004 he was admitted as the youngest driver to go into the funding of Hendrick Motorsports. 2006 ended the promotion. This year he took part in a race in the PASS South.

2007 moved to Austin Rusty Wallace Racing in the NASCAR Grand National Busch East. He finished the season in 15th place overall. In addition, he took part in a race in the NASCAR Busch Series for Rusty Wallace Racing. With its launch in the Memphis Motorsports Park Austin became the first African American who participated in an oval race of the series and the second African American in the series at all. He also began this year to a race of the ARCA Racing Series. In 2008, he should take for Rusty Wallace Motorsports to 15 races of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the NASCAR Busch Series former. However, it did not come to this commitment. Instead, he appeared to be five races of the uara to stars. In 2009, Austin again participate in any full season. He went on to four races of the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping two races of the World Truck Series. In 2010 he started a race to each of the Nationwide and the Camping World Truck Series.

2011 Austin was in the Indy Lights for Willy T. Ribbs Racing his Formula racing debut. With its launch at the Freedom 100, he became the first African-Americans who participated in an Indy Lights race. He started to run two races and finished on the end of the season the 23 place in the championship. 2012 took Austin, this time for Juncos Racing, again at two Indy Lights race part. He was 17th in the driver standings.

Career stations

  • 2006: PASS South (No. 76)
  • 2007 NASCAR Grand National Busch East ( 15th place)
  • 2007 NASCAR Busch Series (No. 151)
  • 2007: ARCA Racing Series (No. 163)
  • 2008: uara Stars ( 28th place )
  • 2009: NASCAR Nationwide Series ( No. 89 )
  • 2009: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (No. 63)
  • 2010: NASCAR Nationwide Series (No. 135)
  • 2010: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (No. 118)
  • 2011: Indy Lights ( number 23 )
  • 2012: Indy Lights ( 17th)

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