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Dexter Bean (born January 5, 1987) is an American professional stock car racing driver. A veteran of the ARCA Racing Series, he has also competed in selected events in all three of NASCAR's national touring series. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 90 Chevrolet Camaro SS for DGM Racing.

Dexter Bean
Dexter Bean Road America 2017.jpg
Bean at Road America in 2017
Born (1987-01-05) January 5, 1987 (age 32)
Westby, Wisconsin
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
1 race run over 1 year
2009 position63rd
Best finish63rd (2009)
First race2009 Pocono 500 (Pocono)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
14 races run over 5 years
Car no., teamNo. 90 (DGM Racing)
2018 position81st
Best finish54th (2016)
First race2006 Sam's Town 250 (Memphis)
Last race2018 U.S. Cellular 250 (Iowa)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
3 races run over 1 year
2009 position58th
Best finish58th (2009)
First race2009 AAA Insurance 200 (Dover)
Last race2009 Copart 200 (Gateway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 17, 2018.

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Personal lifeEdit

Bean was born in Westby, Wisconsin on January 5, 1987.[1] He has type 1 diabetes.[2] Bean is married to former Ms. North Carolina, Misty McCrary. Together they have two daughters, Marley Mae born in November 2013 and Moxley Drew born in November 2015.

Racing careerEdit

Bean began his racing career at age 10 in go-karts, and switched to stock cars at the age of 16, driving for family-owned BlackJack Racing;[1] the team was named after Bean's father, David, used his winnings from a gambling trip to Las Vegas to start the team.[3] After competing in late model competition at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway,[4] Bean moved to regional touring competition in the Wisconsin Challenge Series and the NASCAR AutoZone Elite Series Midwest Division before moving to the ARCA Racing Series in 2005.[1] Competing with BlackJack Racing between 2005 and 2007 in all but his very first race in the series,[5] Bean posted a best points finish of third at the end of the 2007 season.[6] Bean also tested a Craftsman Truck Series truck for Germain Racing during 2007.[4]

 
Bean in his home state Xfinity race at Road America in 2017

Having run a single Busch Series race for Spraker Racing Enterprises in 2006, Bean rejoined Spraker for the 2008 ARCA Racing Series season,[7] finishing 11th in points. For the 2009 season, Bean moved to the Sprint Cup Series with his family-owned team, attempting to run for the series' Rookie of the Year award. After failing to qualify for races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway, Bean qualified the No. 51 Dodge for the Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway, starting 41st and finishing 36th, four laps behind race winner Tony Stewart.[8] Bean failed to qualify for races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Chicagoland Speedway later in the year.[9] Bean also ran three Craftsman Truck Series races in 2009, driving trucks for Mario Gosselin in events at Dover International Speedway and The Milwaukee Mile,[10] and for Tagsby Racing at Gateway International Raceway,[11] posting a best finish of 17th at Milwaukee.[12]

After a two-year hiatus from racing in NASCAR, Bean returned to the Nationwide, now Xfinity Series, in the No. 92 King Autosport Chevy at Daytona International Speedway.[13] After failing to qualify at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Bean replaced Joey Gase in the No. 52 Jimmy Means Racing Chevy after Gase suffered food poisoning prior to the race; Gase started the race, and Bean took over during the event.[14]

In 2019, Bean announced his return to Xfinity competition at Road America. driving the DGM Racing No. 90 Chevrolet.[15]

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.)

Sprint Cup SeriesEdit

NASCAR Sprint 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 NSCC Pts
2009 BlackJack Racing 51 Dodge DAY CAL LVS
DNQ
ATL BRI MAR TEX PHO
DNQ
TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV POC
36
MCH SON NHA
DNQ
DAY CHI
DNQ
IND POC GLN MCH BRI ATL RCH NHA
DNQ
DOV KAN CAL CLT MAR TAL TEX PHO HOM 63rd 55

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 34 35 NXSC Pts
2006 Jay Robinson Racing 49 Ford DAY CAL MXC LVS ATL BRI TEX NSH PHO TAL RCH DAR CLT DOV NSH KEN MLW DAY CHI NHA MAR GTY IRP GLN MCH
DNQ
BRI CAL RCH DOV KAN CLT 129th 67
Spraker Racing Enterprises 63 Ford MEM
32
TEX PHO HOM
2015 King Autosport 92 Chevy DAY
40
ATL LVS
DNQ
PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL IOW CLT DOV MCH CHI DAY
40
KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR RCH CHI
39
KEN DOV
38
CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM 71st 19
2016 DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW
36
DAY KEN
36
NHA IND IOW
DNQ
GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR
38
RCH CHI
36
54th 36
90 KEN
23
DOV CLT KAN TEX PHO HOM
2017 DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL CLT DOV POC MCH IOW
33
DAY KEN NHA IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ROA
26
DAR RCH CHI 64th 16
92 KEN
38
DOV CLT
DNQ
KAN TEX PHO HOM
2018 DGM Racing DAY ATL LVS PHO CAL TEX BRI RCH TAL DOV CLT POC MCH IOW CHI DAY KEN NHA IOW
36
GLN MOH BRI ROA DAR IND LVS RCH CLT DOV KAN TEX PHO HOM 81st 1
2019 90 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 TEX PHO HOM -* -*

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
2009 DGM Racing 12 Chevy DAY CAL ATL MAR KAN CLT DOV
27
TEX MCH MLW
17
MEM KEN IRP NSH BRI CHI IOW 58th 282
Tagsby Racing 73 Chevy GTW
25
NHA LVS MAR TAL TEX PHO HOM

* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Dexter Bean Bio". Dexter Bean official site. Archived from the original on 2012-03-08. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  2. ^ Mullins, Christy. "Tega Cay's Joseph Bass is D.C. bound Archived 2012-01-29 at the Wayback Machine", The Herald (Rock Hill, South Carolina), June 15, 2007.
  3. ^ Minter, Rick (August 30, 2007). "For Midwest driver, a future in racing is all in the cards". Gettysburg Times. Gettysburg, PA. p. C4. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  4. ^ a b Kallmann, Dave (August 25, 2007). "Young Wisconsin driver has it all, except a victory". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, WI. p. 8C. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  5. ^ "Dexter Bean - ARCA Racing Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  6. ^ Swan, Raygan (December 14, 2007). "Diversity still a struggle for NASCAR despite programs". NASCAR.com. Turner Sports. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  7. ^ Knight, Chris (November 8, 2007). "GLOCK, Inc. Announces Dexter Bean will drive No. 37 GLOCK Chevrolet and Contract Renewal with Spraker Racing Enterprises for 2008 ARCA RE/MAX Series Season". Spraker Racing Enterprises. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  8. ^ Bowles, Tom (June 9, 2009). "Tony Stewart stays on top with Pocono win". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  9. ^ "Dexter Bean - 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  10. ^ "Dexter Bean To Make Second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Start At The Milwaukee Mile". Catchfence.com. June 16, 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  11. ^ Fan, Horn (September 10, 2009). "S.M.'s Camping World Update, Issue No. 52". Bleacher Report. Turner Sports. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  12. ^ "Dexter Bean - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-08-28.
  13. ^ "KING AUTOSPORT FIELDING TWO XFINITY CARS AT DAYTONA". NASCAR. February 16, 2015. Retrieved February 16, 2015.
  14. ^ Knight, Chris (March 7, 2015). "Dexter Bean On Standby For Joey Gase In Las Vegas". Catchfence. Retrieved March 7, 2015.
  15. ^ Christie, Toby (August 19, 2019). "Dexter Bean Returns to Xfinity Series Competition at Road America". TobyChristie.com. Retrieved August 23, 2019.

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