Mike Dillon biography and facts

NASCAR Driver from United States of America

Mike Dillon is a former NASCAR Busch Series race car driver for Richard Childress Racing, and the current general manager for the team after having raced in all three national series. He is the son-in-law of Richard Childress. Dillon made one Cup Series start in his career. Subbing for the injured Mike Skinner, he qualified the #31 Lowe's Chevrolet in the 27th position in the 1998 Fontana race. Dillon struggled in the race, finishing 35th, 11 laps down. Dillon also competed in the 1997 Mountain Dew Southern 500 as a relief driver for Dale Earnhardt, finishing the race after Earnhardt blacked out on the first lap. Dillon made his NASCAR debut in 1995, That year he ran five of twenty-six races. Dillon made his debut at Hickory. Driving for Childress, Dillon started 12th and finished 16th. He improved in the next race at Myrtle Beach. He got his first career top-10 starting spot of 9th, then led 5 laps in route to a 17th place finish, then followed it up with an 18th place at South Boston Speedway. Dillon crashed out of the other two races, with a 42nd at Charlotte and 29th at Rockingham. However, he did beat his best career start with an 8th place start in Charlotte. Dillon ran for  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1965-02-01
Place of birth
Lexington
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Racecar driver

Employment

Company Job title From To
Sun Microsystems Executive Vice President
Sun Microsystems General Counsel and Executive VP, Sun Legal Department

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