Steve Seligman is a former American stock car racing driver. A native of Lake Forest, Illinois,[1] Seligman raced in the ARCA, ARTGO and ASA series during the 1980s.[2] Starting in 1989, Seligman moved to the NASCAR Winston Cup Series; he attempted to qualify for 13 races between 1989 and 1996, but never successfully qualified for a race in NASCAR's top series.[3] Seligman did compete in the 1996 Winston Open, the qualifying event for NASCAR's all-star race; he started 34th of 36 cars that qualified,[4] and finished 27th.[5]

Steve Seligman
Born (1954-10-27) October 27, 1954 (age 65)
Lake Forest, Illinois, U.S.
NASCAR Cup Series career
Wins Top tens Poles
0 0 0

In February 1997, a police raid found cocaine in significant quantities at Seligman's race shop.[6] He was arrested and suspended by NASCAR; he was found guilty and sentenced to 27 years in prison.[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.)

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 NWCC Pts
1989 65 Ford DAY CAR ATL RCH
DNQ
DAR BRI
DNQ
NWS MAR
DNQ
TAL CLT DOV SON POC MCH DAY POC TAL GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV MAR CLT NWS CAR PHO ATL NA -
1995 O'Neil Racing 65 Ford DAY
DNQ
CAR RCH ATL DAR BRI NWS MAR NA -
Chevy TAL
DNQ
SON CLT DOV POC MCH DAY
DNQ
NHA POC TAL
DNQ
IND
DNQ
GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV MAR NWS CLT CAR PHO ATL
1996 Ford DAY
DNQ
CAR RCH
DNQ
ATL DAR BRI NWS MAR NA -
57 TAL
DNQ
SON
Seligman Racing Ford CLT
DNQ
DOV POC MCH DAY
Wth
NHA POC TAL IND
DNQ
GLN MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV MAR NWS CLT CAR PHO ATL
- Withdrew after a blown engine in practice
Daytona 500Edit
Year Team Manufacturer Start Finish
1995 O'Neil Racing Ford DNQ
1996 DNQ

ARCA Permatex SuperCar SeriesEdit

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

ARCA Permatex SuperCar Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 APSC Pts
1986 30 Chevy ATL DAY ATL TAL SIR SSP FRS KIL CSP TAL BLN ISF DSF TOL OWO ATL
27
112th -
1987 Chevy DAY ATL
11
TAL DEL ACS TOL ROC POC FRS KIL TAL FRS ISF INF DSF SLM ATL 112th -
1989 Seligman Racing 94 Ford DAY
30
ATL KIL TAL FRS POC KIL HAG POC TAL DEL FRS ISF TOL DSF SLM ATL 125th -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Kallmann, Dave (February 28, 2002). "Drivers steer clear of drugs". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee, WI. p. 8C. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
  2. ^ Jaynes, Roger (May 4, 1980). "ASA champ fast qualifier". The Milwaukee Journal. Milwaukee, WI. p. 2. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
  3. ^ "Steve Seligman - NASCAR Winston Cup / Nextel Cup / Sprint Cup DNQs". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
  4. ^ "Winston Open Qualifying". Motorsport.com. May 17, 1996. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
  5. ^ "1996 Winston Open". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-08-31.
  6. ^ Pearce, Al (February 21, 1997). "Motorsports Notes: Drivers Ready To Run Wide Open This Week". Daily Press. Newport News, VA. Retrieved 2012-08-31.

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