- 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.
12/12/2013 – Dillon is named driver of the #3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing (Press Release)
|Season||Team||Starts||Poles||Wins||Top5s||Top10s||Laps Comp||Laps Led||Races Led||DNF||DNQ||WD|
|2012||Richard Childress Racing||1||0||0||0||0||198||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||Richard Childress Racing||1||0||0||0||0||175||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||Circle Sport Racing||4||0||0||0||0||1014||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||Richard Childress Racing||36||1||0||1||4||10488||10||4||0||0||0|
|2015||Richard Childress Racing||36||0||0||1||5||9973||39||5||3||0||0|
|2016||Richard Childress Racing||36||2||0||4||13||10276||17||8||3||0||0|
|2017||Richard Childress Racing||36||0||1||3||4||10146||12||4||5||0||0|
|2018||Richard Childress Racing||36||0||1||2||8||9993||23||4||4||0||0|
|2019||Richard Childress Racing||6||1||0||0||1||1806||2||1||0||0||0|