Jeffrey Abbey (born September 1, 1998) is an American professional dirt track and stock car racing driver. He last competed part-time in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 44 Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports.

Jeffrey Abbey
Born (1998-09-01) September 1, 1998 (age 21)
Comanche, Texas
Achievements2016 IMCA Southern Sport Modified National Champion
2016 Brian Mize Memorial Champion
2016 Boone Speedway IMCA Supernationals Champion
2016 Abilene Speedway Southern Challenge Champion
2015, 2016 Texas State Champion
2015, 2016 Boyd Raceway Track Champion
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
4 races run over 3 years
2019 position78th
Best finish48th (2017)
First race2017 Eldora Dirt Derby (Eldora)
Last race2019 Eldora Dirt Derby (Eldora)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of November 18, 2019.

Racing careerEdit

Abbey initially began his racing career driving go-karts at age 6. He later competed in the International Motor Contest Association's Southern Sport Modifieds, winning the national championship in 2016.[1]

Gander Outdoors Truck SeriesEdit

Abbey made his NASCAR debut in 2017, driving the No. 45 Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports at Eldora.[2] He started 16th and finished 14th. Abbey returned to the truck at the second Martinsville race, where he started 26th and finished 22nd.[3]

Abbey returned to the series at the 2018 Eldora Dirt Derby, driving the No. 34 Chevrolet Silverado for Reaume Brothers Racing. He started 25th and finished 17th.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He currently attends Texas A&M University, studying engineering.[1]

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 Outdoors Truck SeriesEdit

NASCAR Gander 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 NGOTC Pts Ref
2017 Niece Motorsports 45 Chevy DAY ATL MAR KAN CLT DOV TEX GTW IOW KEN ELD
14
POC MCH BRI MSP CHI NHA LVS TAL MAR
22
TEX PHO HOM 48th 38 [5]
2018 Reaume Brothers Racing 34 Chevy DAY ATL LVS MAR DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN ELD
17
POC MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR TEX PHO HOM 70th 20 [6]
2019 Niece Motorsports 44 Chevy DAY ATL LVS MAR TEX DOV KAN CLT TEX IOW GTW CHI KEN POC ELD
20
MCH BRI MSP LVS TAL MAR PHO HOM 78th 17 [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jeffrey Abbey to Join Niece Motorsports at Eldora Speedway". Niece Motorsports. July 12, 2017. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "Jeffrey Abbey to join Niece Motorsports at Eldora Speedway". July 12, 2017. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Vincent, Amanda (October 26, 2017). "NASCAR Truck: Jeffrey Abbey back with Niece Motorsports for Martinsville". Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  4. ^ "Eldora race: Qualifying race results, running starting lineup". July 18, 2018. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jeffrey Abbey – 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "Jeffrey Abbey – 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  7. ^ "Jeffrey Abbey – 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Results". Racing-Reference. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved August 1, 2019.

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