Joel Kauffman

Joel Kauffman (born December 9, 1985 in Mooresville, North Carolina), is a stock car racer. He was the driver of the #12 Supercuts Dodge Charger for FitzBradshaw Racing in the NASCAR Busch Series he was slated to run a full schedule, but after not performing in any starts for the team, he was released.

Joel Kauffman
Born (1985-12-09) December 9, 1985 (age 34)
Mooresville, North Carolina
Achievements2002 Sunoco Super Series Champion
Awards2001 Kendall Late Model Series Rookie of the Year 2003 USAR Hooters Pro Cup Northern Division Rookie of the Year
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
18 races run over 2 years
Best finish57th - 2006
First race2005 Kroger 200 (IRP)
Last race2006 AT&T 250 (Milwaukee)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0
Statistics current as of July 24, 2012.

Kauffman began his racing career at the age of ten when he began racing mini-sprints in Indiana. When he was twelve, he became the youngest driver in the National Modified Midget Association to have finished in the top-three in the points standings. In the year 2000, he began running asphalt races, and won the CRA Kendall Late Model Series Rookie of the Year award in 2001 and won the CRA Sunoco Super Series championship the very next year.

In 2003, Kauffman ran the United Speed Alliance Racing Series, and won Rookie of the Year that season. He eventually caught the eye of FitzBradshaw Racing. He made his NASCAR debut at the Kroger 200 in 2005, starting 26th and finishing 25th. He ran six more races that season, his best finish being a 22nd at the Ford 300. He was slated to drive for FitzBradshaw Racing full-time in the Busch Series, along with teammate, Tracy Hines, both competing for Rookie of the Year. However, after a lack of results, Kaufmann was quickly released.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Brian Ross
CRA Super Series Champion
Succeeded by
Bobby Parsley