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Jimmy Spencer Stats at Loudon: This is Jimmy Spencer's third visit in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series to New Hampshire International Speedway and his 25th career NCTS start. Spencer is fifth in NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Championship Point ...

Jimmy Spencer Stats at Loudon: This is Jimmy Spencer's third visit in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series to New Hampshire International Speedway and his 25th career NCTS start. Spencer is fifth in NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Championship Point Standings, a mere 3 points behind fourth-place Mike Skinner, 208 points behind leader Dennis Setzer. Spencer won this event from the pole in 2003.

Jimmy Spencer Career Highlights

Captured his first racing win in the Late Model division at Port Royal Speedway in his home state of Pennsylvania (1976)

Received Rookie of the Year honors from the legendary Shangri-La Speedway in the asphalt Modified division (1979) Won back-to-back track asphalt Modified track championships at Shangri-La Speedway in New York (1982 & 1983

Won the prestigious Race of Champions at Pocono International Raceway (1983)

Was given the name Mr. Excitement by motorsports media for his fearless nature and aggressive driving style (1983)

Captured back-to-back titles in the Winston Modified series (1986 & 1987)

Won his first NASCAR Busch Series race at Hickory Motor Speedway in North Carolina (1989)

Raced his first NASCAR Winston Cup Series race (1989)

Captured his first top-five finish in the Winston Cup Series (1991)

Won two races in the Busch Series (1992) Finished a career high 12th overall in the Winston Cup Series point standings (1993)

Won his first Winston Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway (1994)

Grabbed his second Winston Cup victory at Talladega Superspeedway (1994)

Captured his first Winston Cup pole position (1994)

Took his first Busch Series pole position (1994)

Won the popular non-points Winston Select Open race (1995)

Launched his own Busch Series team (1997)

Took the checkered flag in two races as owner and driver in the Busch Series (1997)

Won a Busch Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1998)

Had two pole positions and three victories in the Busch Series (2001)

Captured the Winston Cup pole position for races at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Lowe's Motor Speedway (2001) Personal Highlights

Developed his love for motorsports watching his father, Ed, a dirt track specialist, and his uncles compete in the Northeast.

His first professional race was when he was 19 years old in the Late Model division at Port Royal Speedway in Pennsylvania. Spencer enjoys spending time with his family, tending to his garden and playing golf Jimmy Spencer

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Mike Skinner , Jimmy Spencer