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Max Edward "Ed" Berrier III (born November 8, 1961 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is a second-generation NASCAR driver. His father Max Berrier competed in seven Grand National races over four years, and won 125 feature races as a modified driver. His distant cousin Todd recently served as the crew chief for Jeff Burton in the Sprint Cup Series.

Ed Berrier
BornMax Edward Berrier III
(1961-11-08) November 8, 1961 (age 57)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Awards1981 NASCAR Dash Series Rookie of the Year
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
19 races run over 7 years
Best finish47th (2000)
First race1995 Mountain Dew Southern 500 (Darlington)
Last race2000 Pennsylvania 500 (Pocono)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
250 races run over 17 years
First race1984 Miller Time 250 (Martinsville)
Last race2001 Mr. Goodcents 300 (Kansas)
First win1998 Galaxy Food Centers 300 (Hickory)
Last win1998 Galaxy Food Centers 300 (Hickory)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 37 1
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
1 race run over 1 year
Best finish94th (2003)
First race2003 Florida Dodge Dealers 250 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

CareerEdit

Berrier started running go-karts and became a force to be reckoned with, winning 72 out of 127 races. In 1980, he moved to the NASCAR Dash Series, driving for his own team. Four years later, he made his Busch Series debut, running 18 races and finishing in top-ten three times. He would not finish that high again until 1987, when he had four top-fives. Berrier ran abbreviated schedules over the next few years(except 1988) and put together 22 top-tens. He made his Winston Cup debut in 1995 at the Mountain Dew Southern 500, finishing in 20th position. Berrier's only NASCAR start in 1996 came at Darlington Raceway, where he finished 39th. After running a limited Cup schedule with Sadler Brothers Racing in 1997, Berrier was tapped by PRW Racing to drive the No. 77 UAW/Lear-sponsored Ford in the Busch Series.[1] After putting together three Top 20 finishes in an abbreviated run, Berrier returned to the team in 1998, this time, with former Cup campaigner Jimmy Means as crew chief. The highlight of this year came at the final Galaxy Food Centers 300. Berrier dominated, starting on the outside pole, leading 187 laps, and garnering his only victory at a premier NASCAR series. Despite DNQ-ing at Rockingham Speedway, Berrier and company finished seventeenth in points that year. Unfortunately, Berrier's success did not carry over into 1999, and after qualifying for just 17 races, Berrier was fired.

Berrier soon landed on his feet, by running a limited schedule for Junie Donlavey in late-1999. After his audition, Donlavey signed Berrier to drive for his team with a package sponsorship from Hills Brothers Coffee. Unfortunately, the sight of the team packing up and heading home after second round qualifying became too common, and Berrier was released once again. Berrier's Cup series career resulted in 19 races and 25 DNQ's, with a best Cup finish of 20th in a 1995 Darlington race. He ran the inaugural Busch Series race at Kansas Speedway, but crashed on the tenth lap. Berrier's last NASCAR race came in the Craftsman Truck Series season opener in 2003, finishing 13th for Kevin Harvick Incorporated.

Following his racing career, Berrier worked as a crew chief in NASCAR competition. As of 2017, Ed Berrier is employed at JKS Motorsports Incorporated in Welcome, North Carolina as the lead fabricator, and sometimes stunt driver for motorsports related commercial shoots and movies.

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.)

Winston Cup SeriesEdit

NASCAR Winston 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 NWCC Pts Ref
1995 Active Motorsports 32 Chevy DAY CAR RCH ATL DAR BRI NWS MAR TAL SON CLT DOV POC MCH DAY NHA POC TAL IND GLN MCH BRI DAR
20
RCH
DNQ
DOV MAR NWS CLT CAR PHO ATL 57th 103 [2]
1996 Schnell Motorsports 63 Ford DAY CAR RCH ATL DAR BRI NWS MAR TAL SON CLT
DNQ
DOV POC MCH DAY NHA POC TAL IND GLN MCH BRI 66th 46 [3]
Berrier Racing 60 Ford DAR
39
RCH DOV MAR NWS CLT CAR
DNQ
PHO ATL
1997 Sadler Brothers Racing 95 Chevy DAY CAR RCH ATL
DNQ
DAR TEX
DNQ
BRI
23
MAR SON CLT
DNQ
DOV
DNQ
POC MCH
DNQ
CAL DAY NHA POC IND
27
GLN MCH BRI
28
DAR RCH NHA DOV MAR CLT TAL
DNQ
CAR
DNQ
PHO ATL
DNQ
55th 255 [4]
Ford TAL
DNQ
1999 Donlavey Racing 90 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR
39
TEX BRI MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV MCH POC SON DAY NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV
31
MAR CLT
DNQ
TAL
33
CAR
DNQ
PHO HOM
DNQ
ATL
25
52nd 268 [5]
2000 DAY
37
CAR
36
LVS
DNQ
ATL
DNQ
DAR
DNQ
BRI
DNQ
TEX
35
MAR
DNQ
TAL
28
CAL
DNQ
RCH
DNQ
CLT
DNQ
DOV
41
MCH
33
POC
28
SON DAY
26
NHA
37
POC
33
IND GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV MAR CLT TAL CAR PHO HOM ATL 47th 628 [6]
2001 Sadler Brothers Racing 95 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV MCH POC SON DAY CHI NHA POC IND
DNQ
GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV KAN CLT MAR TAL PHO CAR HOM ATL NHA NA - [7]
2002 Donlavey Racing 90 Ford DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX MAR TAL CAL RCH CLT DOV POC MCH SON DAY
DNQ
CHI NHA POC IND GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH NHA DOV KAN TAL CLT MAR ATL CAR PHO HOM NA - [8]
Daytona 500Edit
Year Team Manufacturer Start Finish
2000 Donlavey Racing Ford 26 37

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 NBSC Pts Ref
1984 Berrier Racing 60 Olds DAY RCH CAR HCY MAR
12
DAR
33
ROU
17
NSV LGY MLW
10
DOV CLT
13
SBO
24
HCY
13
ROU SBO
16
ROU
18
HCY IRP
15
LGY
19
SBO BRI
8
DAR
14
RCH NWS
25
CLT
32
HCY
21
CAR
29
MAR
6
19th 1968 [9]
1985 Pontiac DAY
27
DAR
35
SBO CLT
35
SBO DAR
38
RCH CLT
20
HCY CAR
34
MAR 24th 1298 [10]
55 CAR
16
HCY
60 Olds BRI
13
MAR
17
LGY
25
DOV
16
53 Pontiac HCY
16
ROU IRP SBO LGY HCY MLW BRI
21
NWS
15
ROU
1986 Berrier Racing 60 Pontiac DAY
19
CAR
21
DAR
25
SBO LGY DOV
16
CLT
25
ROU
17
DOV
11
MAR
23
20th 2351 [11]
McDowell Racing 53 Pontiac HCY
14
MAR
26
BRI
Berrier Racing 60 Olds JFC
16
SBO
26
HCY
22
IRP
22
SBO RAL OXF
Huffman Racing 07 Pontiac SBO
22
HCY
16
LGY
17
ROU
24
BRI
29
ROU
24
CLT
Olds DAR
16
05 Pontiac RCH
23
Berrier Racing 61 Pontiac CAR
12
MAR
1987 12 DAY
12
HCY MAR DAR
9
CLT
7
DOV
3
DOV
11
16th 2928 [12]
09 Olds BRI
27
Shugart Racing 90 Chevy LGY
12
SBO
14
IRP
30
ROU
7
OXF
36
SBO
2
HCY
5
LGY
23
ROU
4
JFC
21
Linville Racing 43 Pontiac JFC
20
Berrier Racing 03 Pontiac RAL
27
53 Pontiac BRI
14
Shugart Racing 90 Buick DAR
15
CLT
22
CAR
16
Huffman Racing 77 Pontiac RCH
24
Berrier Racing 12 Olds MAR
11
MAR
27
1988 Shugart Racing 90 Buick DAY
38
HCY
19
CAR
28
MAR
20
DAR
38
BRI
6
LNG
12
NZH
31
NSV
5
CLT
10
DOV
4
ROU
13
LAN
13
LVL
6
MYB
26
OXF
37
SBO
7
HCY
21
LNG
10
IRP
23
ROU
4
BRI
26
DAR
30
RCH
10
DOV
27
MAR
28
CLT
16
CAR
21
MAR
26
11th 3204 [13]
72 Buick SBO
21
1989 Sam Ard Racing 5 Buick DAY
12
CAR 37th 961 [14]
Linville Racing 62 Olds MAR
26
HCY
25
DAR
42
NZH
31
SBO LAN NSV
Huffman Racing 70 Buick BRI
28
Hill Racing 4 Olds CLT
40
DOV
12
ROU LVL VOL MYB SBO HCY DUB IRP ROU BRI DAR
9
RCH DOV MAR CLT
42
CAR
11
MAR
1990 Buick DAY
34
RCH CAR
17
MAR HCY DAR
10
BRI LAN SBO NZH HCY CLT DOV
DNQ
28th 1748 [15]
Pharo Racing 33 Olds ROU
23
VOL MYB OXF NHA
14
SBO
10
DUB IRP
8
ROU
26
BRI
32
DAR
22
RCH
17
DOV
14
MAR
16
CLT
40
NHA
10
CAR
20
MAR
30
1991 Sam Ard Racing 5 Olds DAY
23
RCH
32
CAR
7
MAR
19
VOL
26
HCY
13
19th 3067 [16]
Pharo Racing 33 Olds DAR
19
BRI
5
LAN
20
SBO
3
NZH
21
CLT
13
DOV
24
ROU
21
HCY
4
MYB
10
GLN
24
OXF
36
NHA
16
SBO
13
DUB
DNQ
IRP
8
ROU
28
BRI
18
DAR
33
RCH
24
DOV
27
CLT
34
NHA CAR
21
MAR
23
1992 Three Star Motorsports 22 Olds DAY
17
CAR RCH ATL
27
MAR DAR
21
BRI HCY LAN DUB NZH CLT
27
DOV ROU MYB GLN VOL NHA TAL
14
IRP ROU MCH NHA BRI
24
DAR
5
RCH DOV
31
CLT
DNQ
MAR CAR
17
HCY 41st 925 [17]
1993 12 DAY
19
45th 647 [18]
22 CAR
26
RCH DAR
36
BRI HCY ROU MAR
23
NZH CLT DOV MYB GLN MLW TAL
QL
IRP MCH NHA BRI DAR
7
RCH DOV ROU
Chevy CLT
DNQ
MAR CAR
26
HCY ATL
29
1994 Ford DAY
DNQ
CAR RCH ATL MAR DAR HCY BRI ROU NHA NZH CLT DOV MYB GLN MLW SBO TAL HCY 68th 261 [19]
Owen Racing 9 Chevy IRP
QL
MCH BRI
Three Star Motorsports 22 Chevy DAR
16
RCH DOV CLT
33
MAR CAR
27
1995 Davison Motorsports 97 Chevy DAY CAR RCH ATL NSV DAR
11
BRI
35
HCY NHA 47th 596 [20]
American Equipment Racing 95 Chevy NZH
33
CLT MLW
38
TAL SBO IRP MCH BRI
34
DAR RCH DOV CLT
Williams Racing 56 Ford DOV
34
MYB
27
GLN
Group III Racing 18 Ford CAR
24
HOM
1997 PRW Racing 77 Ford DAY CAR RCH ATL LVS DAR HCY TEX BRI NSV TAL NHA NZH CLT DOV SBO GLN MLW MYB GTY IRP MCH
26
BRI RCH
18
DOV
12
CLT
DNQ
CAL
13
CAR
41
HOM
27
48th 655 [21]
Chevy DAR
25
1998 Ford DAY
26
CAR
DNQ
LVS
10
NSV
36
DAR
30
BRI
43
TEX
16
HCY
1*
TAL
34
NHA
22
NZH
6
CLT
11
DOV
24
RCH
32
PPR
17
GLN
15
MLW
37
MYB
19
CAL
41
SBO
29
IRP
13
MCH
33
BRI
24
DAR
24
RCH
32
DOV
36
CLT
26
GTY
11
CAR
29
ATL
24
HOM
17
17th 2772 [22]
1999 DAY
DNQ
CAR
29
LVS
DNQ
ATL
14
DAR
15
TEX
DNQ
NSV
23
BRI
12
TAL
22
CAL
10
NHA
10
RCH
19
NZH
29
CLT
DNQ
DOV
37
SBO
DNQ
GLN MLW
19
MYB
28
PPR
16
GTY
22
IRP
20
31st 1705 [23]
52 MCH
31
BRI
Davis & Weight Motorsports 55 Pontiac DAR
DNQ
RCH DOV
Mark III Motorsports 78 Chevy CLT
DNQ
63 CAR
DNQ
MEM PHO HOM
2000 Sasser Motorsports 65 Chevy DAY
DNQ
CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX NSV TAL CAL RCH NHA CLT DOV SBO MYB GLN MLW NZH PPR GTY IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV CLT 101st 76 [24]
PRW Racing 77 Ford CAR
29
MEM PHO HOM
2001 Richard Childress Racing 2 Chevy DAY CAR LVS ATL DAR BRI TEX NSH TAL CAL RCH NHA NZH CLT DOV KEN MLW GLN CHI GTY PPR
QL±
IRP MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV 150th 34 [25]
Cavin Councilor 19 Chevy KAN
43
CLT MEM PHO CAR HOM
- Qualified but replaced by Jimmy Spencer . - Qualified for Mike Wallace . ± - Qualified for Kevin Harvick

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 26 27 NCTC Pts Ref
1998 Jimmy Means Racing 92 Ford WDW HOM PHO POR EVG I70 GLN TEX BRI
DNQ
MLW NZH CAL PPR IRP NHA FLM NSV HPT LVL RCH MEM GTY MAR SON MMR PHO LVS 118th - [26]
2003 Kevin Harvick Incorporated 6 Chevy DAY
13
DAR MMR MAR CLT DOV TEX MEM MLW KAN KEN GTW MCH IRP NSH BRI RCH NHA CAL LVS SBO TEX MAR PHO HOM 94th 124 [27]

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
1985 Pontiac ATL
12
53rd - [28]
Berrier Racing 60 Pontiac DAY
35
ATL TAL ATL SSP IRP CSP FRS IRP OEF ISF DSF TOL
1995 4 Ford DAY ATL TAL FIF KIL FRS MCH I80 OWO FRS POC POC
4
KIL FRS SBS LVL ISF DSF SLM WIN ATL 105th - [29]
1996 60 Ford DAY ATL SLM TAL FIF LVL CLT CLT KIL FRS POC MCH FRS TOL POC
3
MCH INF SBS ISF DSF KIL SLM WIN CLT ATL 125th - [30]
1997 Berrier Racing 90 Ford DAY
16
ATL
29
SLM CLT
2
POC
2
MCH
11
SBS TOL KIL FRS MIN POC
31
MCH
14
DSF CLT
4
TAL
34
ISF ATL
5
13th - [31]
9 CLT
6
Sadler Brothers Racing 90 Chevy GTW
5
SLM WIN
1998 Donlavey Racing Ford DAY
11
ATL
9
SLM CLT MEM MCH POC SBS TOL PPR POC KIL FRS ISF ATL DSF SLM TEX WIN CLT TAL ATL NA - [32]
2000 Cavin Councilor 19 Chevy DAY SLM AND CLT KIL FRS MCH POC TOL KEN BLN POC WIN ISF KEN DSF SLM CLT TAL ATL
41
144th 30 [33]
2001 DAY NSH WIN SLM GTY
4
KEN
32
CLT
22
KAN
4
MCH
2
POC
7
MEM GLN KEN
23
MCH POC NSH
3
ISF CHI
1
DSF SLM TOL BLN CLT TAL 20th 2035 [34]
91 ATL
7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BUSCH: Lear re-signs with PRW Racing and No. 77". Motorsport.com. November 12, 1998. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  2. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  5. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  7. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  8. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  9. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1984 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  10. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1985 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  11. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1986 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  12. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1987 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  13. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1988 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  14. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1989 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  15. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1990 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  16. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1991 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  17. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1992 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  18. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1993 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  19. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1994 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  20. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1995 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  21. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1997 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  22. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1998 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  23. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1999 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  24. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2000 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  25. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2001 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  26. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  27. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  28. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1985 ARCA Talladega SuperCar Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  29. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1995 ARCA Hooters SuperCar Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  30. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1996 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  31. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1997 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  32. ^ "Ed Berrier – 1998 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  33. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2000 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.
  34. ^ "Ed Berrier – 2001 ARCA Re/Max Series Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2015.

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