Cole Whitt

usa United States
Full Name
Cole Daniel Whitt
Alpine, CA
Date of Birth
First Year

Cole Whitt is a retired American stock car racing driver. During the 2018 season, Whitt announced he would no longer run in NASCAR citing wanting to spend more time with his family.

After advancing his way through Kart racing, Whitt moved up to sprint cars and became a development driver for Red Bull. After running in the K&N Pro Series East, Whitt made his NASCAR debut in 2010. He last competed part-time in the Cup Series, driving the No. 72 Chevrolet for TriStar Motorsports.

He is nicknamed “The Ginger Lion” due to his ferocity behind the wheel of race cars and his red hair.

Other Accomplishments

  • 2006 Hoosier Sprint Car Rookie of the Year
  • 2008 USAC National Midget Champion
  • 2010 USAC Super License Award
Cole Whitt News

Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
2011Team Red Bull20000146300000
2012Multiple Teams50000518300040
2013No Team Data700002192000000
2014Multiple Teams3600004997771100
2015Front Row Motorsports3600003987195300
2016Premium Motorsports2600005666762232
2017TriStar Motorsports3600009972443100
2018TriStar Motorsports1300001338920000