- Tracy Hines
Name = Tracy Lee Hines
Birthdate = birth date and age|1972|5|1
New Castle, Indiana
Car_Team = | Previous_Year = 2005
Prev_Busch_Pos = 85th
Best_Busch_Pos = 74th - 2004 (Busch Series) | First_Busch_Race = 2004
First_Truck_Race = 2003
Power Stroke Diesel 200(IRP)
Last_Truck_Race = 2005
Truck_Top_Tens = 3
Awards = 1992 USAC Speedrome Regional Midget Series Rookie of the Year
1996 USAC National Midget Series Most Improved Driver
1998 USAC Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year
2000 USAC Silver Crown Series Champion
2001 National Midget Driver of the Year
2002 USAC National Sprint Car Series Champion
Tracy Lee Hines (b.
May 1 1972, New Castle, Indiana) is an American auto racingdriver. He was the 2000 USAC Silver Crown Champion and 2002 USAC National Sprint Car Champion. He currently does not have a full-time ride in NASCAR as he competes for Tony Stewart Racing in three USAC series.
Hines made his first attempt at a Busch race in 2000, when he attempted to qualify for the
Cheez-It 200in a car owned by Jimmy Spencer. He did not make the field.
Hines began his NASCAR career in 2003, when he and NASCAR Craftsman Truck owner Jimb came to an agreement with Hines to run 5 truck races for him in the later portions of 2003.
His career started at
Indianapolis Raceway Park(IRP). Hines qualified 30th in the #27 Dodge Motorsports Dodge Ramand had just made it into the top-10 when he wrecke and crashed into the wall, finishing 32nd. At the next race at Texas Motor Speedway, he qualified 4th, and ran in the top-15 all day, coming home with an eleventh place finish. Hines ran his last two races races that season at Martinsville Speedwayand Phoenix International Raceway. At both races, Hines qualified the #7 in 22nd place, and finished 13th.
Tommy Baldwinsigned Hines to drive three races for the Hungry Driversprogram, a Busch Series competition to see who would drive his #6 Ragú Dodge Intrepidthat season. In his debut at Texas, he started 14th and finished 20th despite a late spin. After a 25th at Talladega Superspeedway, Hines had his best finish of the year, a 17th at Michigan International Speedway.
Hines continued to run in the Truck Series, replacing
Matt Craftonin the #88 Menards Chevrolet Silveradofor ThorSport Racing, competing for NASCAR Rookie of the Year. He finished 20th, 16th and 29th in the first three races, before posting a 5th place finish at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway. Starting at Texas, Tracy Hines had a streak of 8 straight top-17 finishes, capped off by a 9th at IRP. He also led 2 laps at Gateway. Hines finished off the 2004 season, with a pair of 13ths and earned an 18th place points finish.
In 2005, the #88 had gone back to Crafton, and Paul Wolfe was in the #6
Hellmann'sDodge for 2005. Despite a lack of sponsorship, ThorSport fielded a second truck for Hines, the #13. In 23 races he finished in the top-20 only 7 times. Despite a 5th at Richmond International Racewayand leading 2 laps at Kansas Speedway, he was released with two races to go in the season.
Hines drove one race in 2005 the #43
ChannellockDodge for The Curb Agajanian Performance Groupat California, where he started 26th and finishing 36th after a late crash. After Wolfe was released from the #6, Evernham Motorsports, who now owned the car, hired Hines to drive at The Milwaukee Mile, where he started ninth and finished nineteenth. He also ran at IRP in the #6, starting fifth and finishing 24th. Later in the season at Texas, he attempted a Busch race for Glynn Motorsports, however the #92 Ultra Comp TrailersDodge crashed in practice and withdrew.
Tracy Hines was to have signed to drive the #92
Glynn MotorsportsDodge in the Busch series, but the team dissolved. Instead, he signed to drive the #14 Dodge Charger for FitzBradshaw Racing, with sponsorship from TakeMeOn Vacation, Bluegrass, and JaniKing. Hines was teamed with fellow hoosier Joel Kauffman. After an aborted attempt at Rookie of the Year, Hines resigned from Fitz Bradshaw Racing. Hines plans to spend the rest of this season racing sprint cars.
Hines raced USAC sprint, midget, and Silver Crown cars for Tony Stewart Racing. He sustained a fractured pelvis and left femur, and dislocated right knee in an off-road motorcycle wreck on
April 30 2007. [http://www.madison.com/tct/sports//286977 Auto racing: World midget speed record set at Slinger] ; May 18 2008; Capital Times; Retrieved May 18 2008]
* [http://www.racing-reference.info/driver?id=hinestr01 Career NASCAR Statistics]
* [http://www.tonystewartracing.com/drivers/tracy_hines.html Biography at
Tony Stewartracing] ]
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