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Austin Dillon

NASCAR Driver from United States of America

Austin Dillon Austin Dillon (born April 27, 1990) is an American stock car racing driver. He is the son of former driver and RCR general manager Mike Dillon and grandson of Richard Childress. He currently drives the #3 AdvoCare/Bass Pro Shops/American Ethanol Chevrolet Impala full-time for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. After winning Rookie of the Year in the Truck Series in 2010, Dillon won the Truck Series championship in 2011. Dillon is also the co-chair of the Reagan Foundation's National Youth Leadership Committee. Dillon's younger brother Ty Dillon races for Richard Childress in the Camping World Truck Series. Dillon was the 2008 Sunoco Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East after one win at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, one Pole and ten top-10s in 13 races. In 2008 and 2009, he drove the #2 Chevrolet Impala part-time for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with sponsorship from Chevrolet. His career best finish was 4th at Memphis Motorsports Park in 2008. He made his first Camping World Truck Series start at Iowa Speedway, driving the #3 truck. This was the first time that the #3 has appeared in any of the three major  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1990-04-27
Place of birth
Lewisville
Nationality
United States of America
Siblings
Ty Dillon

Education

Institution From To
High Point University

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