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Brian Tyler (racing driver)

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Brian Tyler (born October 27, 1967 in Albion, Michigan) is an American auto racing driver.

He was a back-to-back USAC National Sprint car Champion for Larry Contos Racing in 1996 and 1997.[1] He made 10 starts in the Indy Racing League IndyCar Series in 1998 and 1999 for 3 different teams with a best finish of 6th at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He attempted, but failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 both those years.[2]

Tyler has 9 NASCAR Busch Series starts, and one NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series start, all made between 2001 and 2005. He also has 11 ARCA stock car starts to his credit.[3]

Tyler continues to race in the USAC Silver Crown Series and make occasional ARCA appearances. He finished 7th in the USAC Silver Crown National Championship in 2010[4]

AwardsEdit

  • 1997 USAC Sprint car Series Champion
  • 1997 USAC Silver Crown Series Most Improved Driver
  • 1996 USAC Sprint car Series Champion
  • 2006 USAC Payless Little 500, Anderson, IN. Winner.
  • Inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2007[1]

Motorsports career resultsEdit

Indy Racing LeagueEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Chassis Engine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Rank Points
1998 Chitwood Motorsports Dallara IR8 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW
19
PHX
17
18th 140
Byrd-Cunningham Racing G-Force GF01B Oldsmobile Aurora V8 INDY
Rpl
TXS
Team Pelfrey Dallara IR8 Oldsmobile Aurora V8 NHM
14
DOV
12
CLT
16
PPIR
16
ATL
21
TX2
13
LVS
6
1999 Truscelli Team Racing G-Force GF01C Oldsmobile Aurora V8 WDW
14
PHX 37th 16
ISM Racing G-Force GF01C Oldsmobile Aurora V8 INDY
DNQ
TXS PPI ATL DOV PP2 LVS TX2

Indianapolis 500Edit

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish Team
1998 G-Force GF01B Oldsmobile Aurora V8 Raced by Mike Groff Byrd-Cunningham Racing
1999 G-Force GF01C Oldsmobile Aurora V8 DNQ ISM Racing

NASCAREdit

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

Busch SeriesEdit

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
2000 Jay Robinson Racing 49 Chevy DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX NSV TAL CAL RCH NHA CLT DOV SBO MYB GLN MLW NZH PPR GTY IRP
DNQ
MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV CLT CAR MEM PHO HOM N/A -
2001 DAY CAR LVS
33
ATL DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL RCH NHA NZH CLT DOV KEN MLW GLN CHI GTY PPR 63rd 344
Pontiac IRP
26
Ford MCH
39
BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT
PF2 Motorsports 94 Chevy MEM
24
PHO CAR
35
HOM
DNQ
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 IRP
23
MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT 113th 128
PF2 Motorsports 94 Chevy MEM
43
ATL PHO CAR HOM
2004 Woodland Racing 40 Chevy DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL GTY RCH NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR IRP
42
MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO DAR HOM 148th 37
2005 80 DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL NSH BRI TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR GTY IRP
41
GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM
DNQ
TEX PHO HOM 140th 40

Craftsman Truck SeriesEdit

NASCAR Craftsman 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 NCTC Pts
2002 Team Racing 25 Chevy DAY DAR MAR GTY PPR DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN NHA MCH
35
IRP NSH RCH TEX SBO LVS CAL PHO HOM 104th 58

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 21 22 23 ARSC Pts
2005 Woodland Racing 10 Chevy DAY NSH SLM KEN TOL
6
LAN MIL POC MCH KAN KEN 40th 920
48 BLN
2
POC GTW LER NSH MCH ISF TOL
6
DSF
26
CHI SLM TAL
12
2006 22 DAY
22
NSH SLM WIN KEN TOL POC MCH KAN KEN BLN POC GTW NSH MCH ISF MIL TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL IOW 134th 120
2008 Hattori Woodland Racing 01 Toyota DAY
DNQ
SLM IOW KAN CAR KEN TOL POC MCH CAY KEN BLN POC NSH 75th 315
Woodland Racing 25 ISF
3
DSF
31
CHI SLM NJM TAL TOL
2009 Stringer Motorsports 90 Chevy DAY SLM CAR TAL KEN TOL POC MCH MFD IOW KEN BLN POC ISF
30
CHI TOL DSF
8
NJM SLM KAN CAR 87th 260
2010 Hixson Motorsports 23 Chevy DAY PBE SLM TEX TAL TOL POC
31
MCH IOW MFD POC BLN NJM ISF CHI DSF TOL SLM KAN CAR 128th 75

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brian Tyler Archived July 10, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  2. ^ Brian Tyler, Champ Car Stats, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  3. ^ Brian Tyler, Racing Reference, Retrieved 2010-12-11
  4. ^ 2010 National Silver Crown Championship, USAC Racing, Retrieved 2010-12-11

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