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Chris Cockrum
Chris Cockrum
Chris Cockrum RSS Racing Chevrolet Rockingham 2012.jpg
Cockrum in 2012 at Rockingham Speedway
Born (1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 31)
Conyers, Georgia
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
15 races run over 4 years
Car no., teamNo. 25 (Chris Cockrum Racing)
2017 position53rd
Best finish44th (2016)
First race2014 History 300 (Charlotte)
Last race2017 TheHouse.com 300 (Chicagoland)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
10 races run over 4 years
2014 position85th
Best finish40th (2013)
First race2011 Good Sam Club 200 (Atlanta)
Last race2014 NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of September 16, 2017.

Chris Cockrum (born December 24, 1986) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 25 Chevrolet Camaro for Chris Cockrum Racing.

Racing career

Cockrum began his racing career at the age of 8, competing in kart racing events; he transitioned to full-bodied stock cars at 16. He moved to Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) competition in 2006, making his series debut at Kentucky Speedway for his family-owned team;[1] he ran nine races in the series between 2006 and 2010, posting a best finish of twelfth at Daytona International Speedway in 2010.[2]

Cockrum moved to NASCAR competition in 2011, making his debut in the Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway for Turn One Racing, finishing 24th.[3] He drove in the first four races of the 2012 season for RSS Racing,[4] posting a best finish of 16th in the season-opening event at Daytona before leaving the team.[5]

The 2013 season saw Cockrum joining SS-Green Light Racing for the Truck Series season opener at Daytona,[6] finishing 15th, his best career run in the series.[7]

In 2014, Cockrum ran the season-opening Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway; in May, he announced he would attempt to make his debut in the Nationwide Series at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[8]

In 2015, Cockrum joined MBM Motorsports to drive the No. 13 Chevrolet for one race at Daytona, where he finished career best finish 21st. Cockrum also raced at his hometown track Atlanta where he finished 29th, driving the No. 15 Chevrolet for RWR. Cockrum joined a new Xfinity Series team Deese Racing Enterprises, driving the No. 35 Chevrolet to attempt to qualify at Talledega but he failed to. Cockrum formed his team to race at the fall Daytona race but he failed to qualify.

Motorsports career results

NASCAR

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

Xfinity Series

Camping World Truck Series

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

References

  1. ^ Rohr, Karen J. (February 13, 2010). "Driven to succeed: Conyers man crafts professional racing career". The Rockdale Citizen. Conyers, GA. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Chris Cockrum - ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Turnbull, Doug (January 19, 2012). "Scanner Chatter: Conyers' Cockrum on verge of big break". WSB. Atlanta, GA. Archived from the original on May 8, 2012. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Chris Cockrum to run Daytona for Sieg Racing". Rotoworld. NBC Sports. January 23, 2012. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Chris Cockrum - 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Starr set to return to SS Green Light Racing for 2013". Motorsport.com. February 16, 2013. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Chris Cockrum - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved .
  8. ^ Turnbull, Doug (May 18, 2014). "Race Capsule: Million dollar McMurray does the All-Star dance". WSB. Atlanta, GA. Retrieved .

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