Friday, April 27, 2018

Austin Dillon Born In Lewisville, North Carolina - April 27, 1990

April 27, 1990
Austin Dillon
Born in Lewisville, North Carolina, USA.
He is the son of former driver and RCR general manager Mike Dillon, older brother of Ty Dillon and grandson of Richard Childress. He currently drives the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. He also drives the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro for RCR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on a part-time basis. He also drives the No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on a part-time basis.

After winning NASCAR Rookie of the Year in the Truck Series in 2010, Dillon won the Truck Series championship in 2011, and later the Nationwide Series championship in 2013, also one year after his Rookie of the Year title in 2012. He holds the record for most consecutive poles in the Nationwide Series with four. He is also the winner of the 2018 Daytona 500 where he won in overtime.

Dillon became engaged to former NFL cheerleader, Whitney Ward, on August 9, 2016. Austin and Whitney were married December 9, 2017 at Childress Vineyards. Dillon also played in the 2002 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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