Carson Hocevar (born January 28, 2003) is an American professional dirt track and stock car racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 40 Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports. He made his first NASCAR start at the 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby.[1]

Carson Hocevar
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Hocevar in 2019
Born (2003-01-28) January 28, 2003 (age 17)
Portage, Michigan
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
2 races run over 1 year
Truck no., teamNo. 40 (Niece Motorsports)
2019 position62nd
Best finish62nd (2019)
First race2019 Eldora Dirt Derby (Eldora)
Last race2019 Lucas Oil 150 (Phoenix)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 18, 2019.

Early careerEdit

Hocevar began competing in quarter midgets at the age of 7, winning 79 feature races and 15 national championships.[2]

ARCA Menards SeriesEdit

 
2019 ARCA car at Madison

Hocevar competed in 11 ARCA Menards Series races between 2018 and 2019,[3] with 9 top ten finishes[4] and 2 pole positions.[5]

In 2019, he joined the Driver's Edge Development Program.[6]

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck SeriesEdit

Hocevar made his NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series debut in the 2019 Eldora Dirt Derby driving the No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado for Jordan Anderson Racing.[2][7] He qualified for the main event by finishing third in the third qualifying race.[8] He returned to the series in November at the Lucas Oil 150, driving a No. 56 for JAR in a partnership with Hill Motorsports.[9]

On December 20, 2019, Hocevar joined Niece Motorsports for a nine-race schedule in 2020.[10]

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.)

Gander RV & Outdoors Truck SeriesEdit

NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors 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 NGTC Pts Ref
2019 Jordan Anderson Racing 3 Chevy DAY ATL LVS MAR TEX DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN POC ELD
25
MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR 62nd 29 [11]
56 PHO
23
HOM
2020 Niece Motorsports 40 Chevy DAY LVS ATL HOM TEX RCH DOV CLT KAN TEX IOW CHI POC KEN ELD MCH GTW MSP BRI LVS TAL MAR PHO

ARCA Menards SeriesEdit

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

ARCA Menards 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 AMSC Pts Ref
2018 KBR Development 35 Chevy DAY NSH SLM TAL TOL
11
CLT POC MCH MAD GTW CHI IOW ELK BLN
4
POC ISF DSF IRP
5
SLM KAN 31st 645 [12]
2019 28 DAY FIF
17
SLM
3
TAL NSH
4
TOL
6
CLT POC MCH MAD
6
GTW
5
CHI ELK
6
IOW
4
POC ISF
8
DSF
15
SLM
7
IRP KAN 12th 2320 [13]

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carson Hocevar to make NASCAR debut with Jordan Anderson Racing". Speedway Digest. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Kaminski, Steve (2019-07-30). "2017 Berlin Raceway champ Carson Hocevar to make NASCAR debut". mlive.com. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  3. ^ "Driver Carson Hocevar's ARCA Menards Series races - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  4. ^ "Driver Carson Hocevar's ARCA Menards Series top 10s - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  5. ^ "Driver Carson Hocevar's ARCA Menards Series poles - Racing-Reference.info". www.racing-reference.info. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  6. ^ Krall, Charles. "Carson Hocevar Joins Drivers Edge Development Program for 2019". ARCA Racing. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  7. ^ Pepper, Andy (2019-07-30). "Portage racer prepares for Nascar Truck Series debut". WEYI. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  8. ^ Waack, Terrin. "Eldora qualifying race results, running lineup". Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  9. ^ Krall, Charles (October 23, 2019). "ARCA Menards Series Driver Carson Hocevar to Make Second NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Start of 2019 at Phoenix". ARCA Menards Series. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  10. ^ "Carson Hocevar Joins Niece Motorsports for Partial Schedule in 2020". Niece Motorsports. December 20, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  11. ^ "Carson Hocevar – 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  12. ^ "Carson Hocevar – 2018 ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  13. ^ "Carson Hocevar – 2019 ARCA Menards Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 2, 2019.

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