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Chad Blount (born September 4, 1979) is an American stock car racing driver. He has raced in all three of NASCAR's major series and is currently a free agent.

Chad Blount
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Blount in 2009
Born (1979-09-04) September 4, 1979 (age 39)
Walkerton, Indiana
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
4 races run over 2 years
Best finish65th (2006)
First race2004 Tropicana 400 (Chicago)
Last race2006 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 (Richmond)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
26 races run over 6 years
Best finish33rd (2003)
First race2003 Koolerz 300 (Daytona)
Last race2010 Sam's Town 300 (Las Vegas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 2 0
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish96th (2004)
First race2004 Silverado 350K (Texas)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of May 24, 2010.

Contents

NASCAR careerEdit

Nextel Cup SeriesEdit

Blount made his debut in the then-Nextel Cup Series during the 2004 season. Driving the No. 37 R&J Racing Dodge, he attempted two races and was able to make the Tropicana 400, but finished 43rd after a mechanical failure. He also made one start in the No. 06 Mobil 1 Dodge for Penske-Jasper Racing at Talladega, however he finished 41st after an engine failure. Blount returned to the series in 2006 with plans to run the full season in the No. 37. After failing to qualify for the Daytona 500, he was released from the team. Beginning with the Golden Corral 500, he was hired by Front Row Motorsports to drive the No. 92 Dodge, which had previously been driven by Randy LaJoie. In 14 races between the team's No. 34, No. 61 and No. 92 cars, Blount was only able to qualify for two, finishing 42nd at both Martinsville Speedway and Richmond International Raceway.

Nationwide SeriesEdit

 
Blount's No. 87 for one race in 2009

Blount began his Busch Series career with Braun Racing in 2003. He would drive the No. 19 APP Prepaid Gas Cards Dodge through the first 11 races, however sponsorship issues forced him to leave the car. During those 11 races for Braun Racing he would post a best finish of 5th at Texas and had a top ten finish at Nashville. He would return to the series five races later with Welliver-Jesel Motorsports. He would drove the No. 66 Miller High Life Dodge in a total of eight races with a best finish of 15th at Michigan. Blount would then drive one race during the 2004 season for Hirschfeld Motorsports, which was a joint venture with Braun Racing. The No. 78 idialdirect.com Dodge finished in 34th place after an accident. In 2005, Blount would attempt three races, one with Braun Racing and two with ML Motorsports. He made the Meijer 300 at Kentucky in the No. 32 Winfuel Chevrolet and would finish that race in the 22nd position. His other two attempts with the No. 70 Foretravel Motorhomes Chevrolet were unable to get him in the field for race day. In 2009, he started and parked for Braun Racing in the No. 10 part-time and in the No. 87 NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet for one race. Blount returned to the No. 10 again in the 2010 Sam's Town 300 at Las Vegas.

Craftsman Truck SeriesEdit

Blount has one career Craftsman Truck Series start, which came in 2004 in the No. 2 Team ASE/Carquest Dodge for Ultra Motorsports. After starting 9th, he would finish 25th due to a crash.

ARCA careerEdit

Blount has won 8 ARCA races in his racing career. His best season came in 2002 in the No. 77 Dodge for Braun Racing. He finished 2nd in points with four wins, fourteen top 10s, and five poles. His most recent appearance in the series came in 2008 at Nashville Superspeedway in the No. 30 Dodge for Jones Group Racing.

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.)

Nextel Cup SeriesEdit

NASCAR Nextel Cup 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 36 NNCC Pts Ref
2004 R&J Racing 37 Dodge DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY
DNQ
CHI
43
NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH NHA DOV 81st 74 [1]
Penske-Jasper Racing 06 Dodge TAL
41
KAN CLT MAR ATL PHO DAR HOM
2006 R&J Racing 37 Dodge DAY
DNQ
CAL LVS 65th 74 [2]
Front Row Motorsports 92 Dodge ATL
DNQ
BRI
DNQ
MAR
42
TEX
DNQ
PHO
DNQ
TAL
DNQ
RCH
34 Chevy DAR
DNQ
CLT
DNQ
DOV POC MCH SON RCH
42
NHA
DNQ
DOV
DNQ
KAN
DNQ
TAL CLT MAR ATL TEX PHO HOM
Dodge DAY
DNQ
61 CHI
DNQ
NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI CAL
Daytona 500Edit
Year Team Manufacturer Start Finish
2006 R&J Racing Dodge DNQ

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 34 35 NNSC Pts Ref
2003 Braun Racing 19 Dodge DAY
11
CAR
32
LVS
29
DAR
18
BRI
31
TEX
5
TAL
41
NSH
8
CAL
33
RCH
17
GTY
29
NZH CLT DOV NSH KEN 33rd 1581 [3]
Team Jesel 66 Dodge MLW
40
DAY CHI NHA PPR IRP
Carroll Motorsports 26 Dodge MCH
15
BRI DAR RCH
35
DOV KAN
36
CLT
27
MEM
21
ATL
37
PHO CAR HOM
37
2004 Hirschfeld Motorsports 78 Dodge DAY CAR LVS DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL GTY RCH NZH CLT
34
DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR IRP MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM ATL PHO DAR HOM 151st - [4]
2005 Braun Racing 32 Chevy DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL NSH BRI TEX PHO TAL DAR RCH CLT DOV NSH KEN
22
MLW DAY CHI NHA PPR GTY IRP GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV 113th 97 [5]
ML Motorsports 70 Chevy KAN
DNQ
CLT MEM TEX
DNQ
PHO HOM
2008 Fitz Motorsports 36 Dodge DAY CAL LVS ATL BRI NSH TEX PHO MXC TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW NHA DAY CHI
DNQ
GTY IRP CGV GLN MCH BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM NA - [6]
2009 Braun Racing 10 Toyota DAY CAL LVS BRI TEX NSH PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN
42
GTY
36
IRP
38
IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN CAL CLT MEM TEX PHO HOM 99th 190 [7]
NEMCO Motorsports 87 Chevy MLW
38
NHA DAY CHI
2010 Braun Racing 10 Toyota DAY CAL LVS
40
BRI NSH PHO TEX TAL RCH DAR DOV CLT NSH KEN ROA NHA DAY CHI GTY IRP IOW GLN MCH BRI CGV ATL RCH DOV KAN CAL CLT GTY TEX PHO HOM 143rd 43 [8]

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 23 24 25 NCTC Pts Ref
2004 Ultra Motorsports 2 Dodge DAY ATL MAR MFD CLT DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN GTW MCH IRP NSH BRI RCH NHA LVS CAL TEX
25
MAR PHO DAR HOM 96th 88 [9]

ARCA Re/Max SeriesEdit

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

ARCA Re/Max 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 ARMC Pts Ref
2001 Braun Racing 77 Dodge DAY NSH WIN SLM GTY
9
KEN CLT KAN MCH POC MEM GLN KEN MCH
10
POC NSH ISF CHI
11
DSF SLM TOL 38th 960 [10]
Pontiac BLN
2
CLT
Dodge TAL
7
ATL
2002 Dodge DAY
4
ATL
2
NSH
6
SLM
28
KEN
2
CLT
6
KAN
4
POC
15
MCH
1*
TOL
18
SBO
22
KEN
1
BLN
2*
POC
14
NSH
22
ISF
8
WIN
17
DSF
25
CHI
1*
SLM
3
TAL
2
CLT
1*
2nd 5675 [11]
2004 Braun Racing 64 Dodge DAY
7
NSH SLM KEN TOL CLT KAN POC MCH SBO BLN KEN GTW POC LER NSH ISF TOL DSF 103rd 225 [12]
Roulo Brothers Racing 39 Dodge CHI
41
SLM TAL
2005 ML Motorsports 67 Chevy DAY
33
NSH
1*
SLM
1*
KEN
2*
TOL
9
LAN
5
MIL
3
POC
32
MCH
2
KAN
1*
KEN
1*
BLN
8
POC GTW LER NSH MCH ISF TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL 18th 2845 [13]
2006 Jan Gibson Racing 56 Dodge DAY
DNQ
NSH SLM 152nd 80 [14]
Jones Group Racing 30 Dodge WIN
35
KEN TOL POC MCH KAN KEN BLN POC GTW NSH MCH ISF MIL TOL DSF CHI SLM TAL IOW
2007 DAY USA NSH
5
SLM KAN WIN KEN
5
TOL IOW POC MCH BLN KEN POC NSH ISF MIL GTW DSF CHI SLM TAL TOL 68th 385 [15]
2008 DAY SLM IOW KAN CAR KEN TOL POC MCH CAY KEN BLN POC NSH
21
ISF DSF CHI SLM NJE TAL TOL 124th 125 [16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chad Blount – 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "Chad Blount – 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Chad Blount – 2003 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "Chad Blount – 2004 NASCAR Busch Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  5. ^ "Chad Blount – 2005 NASCAR Busch Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  6. ^ "Chad Blount – 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  7. ^ "Chad Blount – 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  8. ^ "Chad Blount – 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  9. ^ "Chad Blount – 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  10. ^ "Chad Blount – 2001 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  11. ^ "Chad Blount – 2002 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  12. ^ "Chad Blount – 2004 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  13. ^ "Chad Blount – 2005 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  14. ^ "Chad Blount – 2006 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  15. ^ "Chad Blount – 2007 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  16. ^ "Chad Blount – 2008 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved February 26, 2019.

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