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Bryan Silas (born June 13, 1987) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He has competed in the Hooters Pro Cup Series and ARCA Racing Series in the past, and also recently competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 99 Chevrolet Silverado for T3R Motorsports.

Bryan Silas
Bryan Silas Skip Barber MX-5 Palm Beach 2013.jpg
Silas in 2013
Born (1987-06-13) June 13, 1987 (age 32)
Stuart, Florida
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
7 races run over 2 years
2013 position121st
Best finish121st (2013)
First race2012 Subway Jalapeño 250 (Daytona)
Last race2013 Ford EcoBoost 300 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
85 races run over 9 years
2015 position45th
Best finish10th (2014)
First race2007 O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 (Kansas)
Last race2015 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 3 0
Statistics current as of March 28, 2015.

Contents

Personal lifeEdit

Silas was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, and currently resides in Stuart.[1] He married the former Misty Vance in 2010;[2] they have two sons.[3][4]

Racing careerEdit

Silas began his professional racing career in 2006, making his debut in the ARCA Re/MAX Series at Berlin Raceway in Michigan, finishing 34th; he would run five additional ARCA races that year, with a best finish of 16th at Toledo Speedway.[1] He also competed in a single Hooters Pro Cup Series event at USA International Speedway in Lakeland, Florida, finishing 32nd.[5]

For the 2007 racing season, Silas fan the full ARCA Re/MAX Series schedule; he scored his first top ten in the series at Lakeland,[6] and posted a best finish of 8th at Salem Speedway and Kentucky Speedway en route to a 9th-place finish in the series standings.[1] He also ran three Pro Cup Series events with a best finish of 21st,[7] and made his debut in the Grand-Am KONI Challenge Series, driving for TRG Motorsports at New Jersey Motorsports Park and finishing 14th.[8]

Silas spent the next three years competing in ARCA for car owner Andy Hillenburg and for various owners in Pro Cup; his best finish in ARCA competition being a fourth at Rockingham Speedway in 2009, and his best finish in points being sixth that same season.[1] Silas ran a limited schedule in ARCA and Pro Cup in 2011 for a variety of owners; in his final ARCA race of the year, at Iowa Speedway in July, Silas drove the No. 11 Chevrolet that was being used for filming the movie Heartland, starring Zac Efron and Dennis Quaid; Efron had driven the same car early in the day for filming that Silas drove to 16th place in the event.[9] Later that year he scored his first win in a major stock car event, winning the American 200 at Rockingham Speedway in the USA Racing Pro Cup Series, using pit strategy to secure the win.[10]

NASCAREdit

Silas made his debut in NASCAR competition in the Craftsman Truck Series at Kansas Speedway in April 2007;[11] he ran a limited schedule in the series that year, and again over the next four seasons, posting a career-best finish of 16th at Daytona International Speedway in the series' season-opening event in 2009.[11]

For the 2012 season, Silas moved to the Camping World Truck Series full-time in the No. 99 Rockingham Speedway Ford for T3R Motorsports, competing for Rookie of the Year honors in the series.[11][12]

Silas scored his first top ten in the Camping World Truck Series at Texas in 2014, finishing on the lead lap in 8th. He finished his career best 10th points, collecting two top-tens.

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

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

Nationwide SeriesEdit

NASCAR Nationwide 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 NNSC Pts
2012 Randy Hill Racing 08 Ford DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX RCH TAL DAR IOW CLT DOV MCH ROA KEN DAY
20
NHA CHI IND IOW GLN CGV BRI ATL RCH CHI KEN DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 129th 01
2013 SR² Motorsports 24 Toyota DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TEX RCH TAL DAR
36
121st 01
00 CLT
DNQ
DOV IOW MCH ROA
Go Green Racing 79 Ford KEN
26
DAY NHA CHI IND IOW GLN
23
MOH BRI ATL RCH CHI KEN DOV KAN
23
CLT TEX
29
PHO HOM
22

Camping World Truck SeriesEdit

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
2007 Fast Track Racing Enterprises 71 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR KAN
29
CLT
32
MFD DOV TEX MCH
DNQ
MLW MEM KEN
25
IRP NSH | BRI
30
GTW NHA LVS TAL
32
MAR ATL TEX PHO HOM
DNQ
54th 371
2008 48 DAY CAL ATL MAR KAN CLT MFD DOV TEX MCH MLW MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI
28
GTW NHA LVS TAL
25
MAR ATL TEX PHO HOM 67th 167
2009 DAY
16
CAL ATL
25
MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX MCH MLW MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI CHI IOW GTW NHA LVS MAR TAL TEX
30
PHO HOM
23
43rd 375
2010 DAY
32
ATL MAR NSH KAN DOV CLT TEX MCH IOW GTY IRP POC NSH DAR BRI CHI KEN NHA LVS MAR TAL
25
TEX PHO HOM 81st 155
2011 Chase Mattioli Racing 99 Ford DAY PHO DAR MAR NSH DOV CLT
19
KAN
26
TEX KEN IOW NSH IRP POC MCH 93rd 01
Bryan Silas Racing 09 Ford BRI
22
ATL CHI
21
NHA KEN LVS TAL MAR
26
TEX HOM
28
2012 T3R Motorsports 99 Ford DAY
29
MAR
26
CAR
32
KAN
21
CLT
20
DOV
22
TEX
25
KEN
26
IOW
22
CHI
24
POC
17
MCH
14
BRI
22
ATL
24
IOW
18
KEN
29
LVS
16
TAL
12
MAR
29
TEX
23
PHO
16
HOM
33
18th 471
2013 DAY
32
MAR
34
CAR
23
KAN
19
CLT
34
DOV
22
TEX KEN
22
IOW
29
ELD
DNQ
POC
24
MCH
16
BRI
29
MSP
11
IOW
33
CHI
24
LVS
22
TAL
16
MAR
33
TEX
27
PHO
33
HOM 21st 354
2014 Chevy DAY
17
MAR
33
KAN
19
CLT
13
DOV
25
TEX
8
GTW
16
KEN
16
IOW
29
ELD
23
POC
21
MCH
15
BRI
32
MSP
19
CHI
10
NHA
20
LVS
12
TAL
12
MAR
31
TEX
19
PHO
14
HOM
18
10th 548
2015 DAY
7
ATL
21
MAR
31
KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW IOW KEN ELD POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 45th 75

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Silas, Bryan". Automobile Racing Club of America. Archived from the original on 2012-07-07. Retrieved 2012-06-19. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Misty Vance, Silas plan January wedding". The Richmond County Daily Journal. Hamlet, NC. October 10, 2009. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  3. ^ "Driver Bio 2011". Bryan Silas official site. Archived from the original on 2013-08-08. Retrieved 2012-06-19. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Adamczyk, Jay (June 27, 2012). "Congrats to Bryan & Misty Silas". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN. Archived from the original on June 13, 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. ^ "Bryan Silas - 2006 Hooters Pro Cup Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  6. ^ "Bryan Silas - 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  7. ^ "Bryan Silas - 2007 Hooters Pro Cup Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  8. ^ "Silas, Sellers Lead Rough Day for TRG KONI Challenge Team in New Jersey". Grand-Am Road Racing. August 31, 2008. Archived from the original on February 2010. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  9. ^ Emmert, Mark (July 17, 2011). "Iowa Speedway crowd cheers on film actors". The Des Moines Register. Des Moines, IA. p. B3. Retrieved 2012-06-19. (subscription required)
  10. ^ "Silas Wins, Agnew Is Pro Cup Champ". National Speed Sport News. November 6, 2011. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  11. ^ a b c "Bryan Silas - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-06-19.
  12. ^ Rodman, Dave (February 21, 2012). "Vickers says he's just waiting for right 2012 option". NASCAR.com. Turner Sports. Retrieved 2012-06-19.

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