Austin Dillon

usa United States
Full Name
Austin Dillon
Lewisville, NC
Date of Birth
First Year
Current Team
Richard Childress Racing


Austin Dillon is an American stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the #3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. His grandfather is team owner Richard Childress, his father is a former driver Mike Dillon, and his brother Ty Dillon, also competes in the Cup Series.

On his way to the Cup Series, Dillon won both the Truck Series championship (2011) and Xfinity Series championship (2013). He is one of three drivers to accomplish this, the others are Greg Biffle (2000 Truck champ and 2002 Xfinity champ) and Johnny Benson Jr (1995 Xfinity champ and 2008 Truck champ).

He has also won Rookie of the Year honors in the K&N Pro Series East (2008), Truck Series (2010), and Xfinity Series (2012). He was also voted the Most Popular Driver in the Truck Series in 2011.

He has won two of the four “crown jewel” races in the Cup Series. His first win came in the 2017 Coca-Cola 600 and then he was able to capture the 2018 Daytona for his second.


03/17/2019Cole Custer is tabbed as a potential relief driver for a sick Austin Dillon in the #3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet at Fontana

12/12/2013 – Dillon is named driver of the #3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing (Press Release)

Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartsPolesWinsTop5sTop10sLaps CompLaps LedRaces LedDNFDNQWD
2011Curb Racing1000027000000
2012Richard Childress Racing1000019800000
2013Phoenix Racing40000125300000
2013Richard Childress Racing1000017500000
2013Stewart-Haas Racing2000038700100
2013Circle Sport Racing40000101400000
2014Richard Childress Racing36101410488104000
2015Richard Childress Racing3600159973395300
2016Richard Childress Racing362041310276178300
2017Richard Childress Racing36013410146124500
2018Richard Childress Racing3601289993234400
2019Richard Childress Racing61001180621000