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Bobby Dale Earnhardt (born September 1, 1987)[1] is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 66 Toyota Camry for MBM Motorsports.

Bobby Dale Earnhardt
Born (1987-09-01) September 1, 1987 (age 31)
Mooresville, North Carolina
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
4 races run over 2 years
Car no., teamNo. 66 (MBM Motorsports)
2018 position70th
Best finish70th (2018)
First race2017 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 (Richmond)
Last race2018 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Texas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 17, 2018.

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Racing careerEdit

Earnhardt raced in the ARCA Truck Series from 2013 to 2016[2][3], where he won Rookie of the Year in 2013.[4] On May 21, 2017, he made his major stock car debut in the ARCA Racing Series, driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Hixson Motorsports. He started 24th, and finished 21st after a crash on lap 165.

On September 8, 2017, Earnhardt made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the No. 40 Chevrolet for MBM Motorsports at Richmond International Raceway. He qualified 40th for the race and finished 34th.[5][6] Earnhardt had been scheduled to make his debut in the series on July 29 at Iowa Speedway, in the same team's No. 13 Chevrolet, but he failed to qualify for that race.[6]

Family lifeEdit

Bobby is a fourth-generation stock car racing driver, being the eldest son/child of Kerry Earnhardt, the eldest grandchild of NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt, and the eldest great-grandchild of Ralph Earnhardt. He is also the older brother of Jeffrey Earnhardt, and the nephew of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Bobby and Jeffrey also have a half-sister named Kayla Earnhardt, and a stepsister named Blade.[7]

Bobby and his wife Kimberly have two children.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

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

Xfinity SeriesEdit

NASCAR Xfinity 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 NXSC Pts
2017 MBM Motorsports 13 Chevy DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL CLT DOV POC MCH IOW DAY KEN NHA IND IOW
DNQ
GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR 71st 9
40 RCH
34
CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN
31
TEX PHO HOM
2018 66 Toyota DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN
27
TEX
34
PHO HOM 70th 13

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ARCA Racing SeriesEdit

(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 ARSC Pts
2017 Hixson Motorsports 3 Chevy DAY NSH SLM TAL TOL
21
ELK
19
KAN
Wth
49th 390
Brian Kaltreider Racing 96 Ford POC
25
MCH MAD IOW IRP POC WIN ISF ROA DSF SLM CHI KEN

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bobby Dale Earnhardt". ARCA Racing. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  2. ^ "Bobby Dale Earnhardt is making his own way up the racing ladder". Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  3. ^ "Marijuana company to sponsor race car driven by grandson of Dale Earnhardt". MLive.com. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  4. ^ "2013 ARCA Truck Series Rookie of the Year Bobby Dale Earnhardt to drive for Hixson Motorsports at Toledo – ARCA Truck Racing". www.arcatruckracing.com. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  5. ^ "Starting Line Up by Row: 9th Annual U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by American Ethanol" (PDF). Jayski's Silly Season Site. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Driver Bobby Dale Earnhardt 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Results - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2018-09-24.
  7. ^ "About Kerry + René - Earnhardt Collection". Earnhardt Collection. Retrieved 2018-09-24.

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