Martinsville Ford Driver's Stats

FORD RACING 1999 NCTS DRIVER/TEAM NOTES MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY ...

FORD RACING 1999 NCTS DRIVER/TEAM NOTES MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

# 2 - MIKE WALLACE, Team ASE/Ultra Motorsports Ford F-150 Owner: Jim and Marlene Smith Crew Chief: Tim Kohuth 1998 at Martinsville - started 7th, finished 24th 1997 at Martinsville - started 31st, finished 22nd 1999 season - third in points; best finishes - first at Homestead, fifth at Evergreen 1998 season - 27 starts - finished 13th in points with three top-fives and 11 top-10s # 14 - RICK CRAWFORD, Circle Bar Motel & RV Ford F-150 Owner: Tom Mitchell Crew Chief: George Church 1998 at Martinsville - started 14th, finished 15th 1997 at Martinsville - started 34th, finished 24th 1999 season - eighth in points; best finishes - eighth at Homestead, sixth at Phoenix 1998 season - 27 starts - finished 18th in points with one win (Homestead), four top-fives and five top-10s

# 15 - JOE RUTTMAN, Ortho Lawn & Garden Ford F-150 Owner: Richie Waters, Jim Allega and Richard Carter Crew Chief: Richie Waters 1998 at Martinsville - started 32nd, finished 21st 1997 at Martinsville - started fifth, finished 12th 1996 at Martinsville - started 25th, finished sixth 1995 at Martinsville - started second, finished first 1999 season - two starts 1998 season - one win, two poles, finished third in points

# 21 - TIM STEELE, HS Motorsports/Softech Ford F-150 Owner: Harold Steele Crew Chief: Tim Sokoloski 1999 season - 29th in points 1998 season - competed in Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) series

# 31 - KEVIN CYWINSKI, Auto Trim Design Ford F-150 Owner: Shelly Brevak Crew Chief: Joe Shear Jr. 1998 at Martinsville - started 19th, finished 30th 1999 season - seventh in points; best finishes - sixth at Homestead, ninth at Phoenix 1998 season - 19 starts - finished 28th in points with one top-10

# 44 - ERNIE IRVAN, Federated Auto Parts Ford F-150 Owners: Mark Simo and Ernie Irvan Crew Chief: Jerry Baxter 1997 at Martinsville - started second, finished second 1999 season - has not competed to date 1998 season - placed second at Fontana and Richmond in his only two starts

# 45 - RICH BICKLE, 10-10-345 Ford F-150 Owner: Rich Bickle and Eddie Smith Crew Chief: Ken Bavery 1998 at Martinsville - started third, finished fifth 1997 at Martinsville - started first, finished first 1996 at Martinsville - started third, finished seventh 1999 season - has not competed 1998 season - four starts - best finishes - fifth at Martinsville, sixth at Richmond

# 46 - ROB MORGAN, Acxiom Ford F-150 Owner: David Dollar Crew Chief: Tim Murphy 1999 season - 25th in points 1998 season - eight starts - finished 37th in points

# 50 - GREG BIFFLE, Grainger Racing Ford F-150 Owner: Jack Roush Crew Chief: Randy Goss 1998 at Martinsville - started on the pole, finished eighth 1999 season - 11th in points; 10th at Evergreen 1998 season - 27 starts - finished eighth in points with eight top-fives and 12 top-10s; four poles (Portland, Memphis, Gateway and Martinsville); won Cintas Rookie of the Year Award

# 55 - RON BARFIELD, Icehouse Beer Ford F-150 Owners: Tom Gloy and Bobby Rahal Crew Chief: Kevin Caldwell 1998 at Martinsville - started 33rd, finished 20th 1999 season - 19th in points; best finish - third at Evergreen 1998 season - 27 starts - finished ninth in points with two top-fives and 10 top-10s

# 66 - MIKE STEFANIK, Carlin Burners and Controls Ford F-150 Owner: Dale Phelon Crew Chief: Emory Donaldson 1999 season - 10th in points; best finish - second at Homestead 1998 season - 1 start (Las Vegas) - finished 79th in points with one top-10; won both NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series and NASCAR Busch North Series for second consecutive year

# 98 - KEVIN HARVICK, Porter-Cable Power Tools Ford F-150 Owners: Jim Herrick and Brad Daugherty Crew Chief: Roland Wlodyka 1998 at Martinsville - started 13th, finished 25th 1999 season - 12th in points; best finish - second at Mesa Marin 1998 season - 26 starts - finished 17th in points with three top-fives and five top-10s; won NASCAR Winston West championship

# 99 - MIKE BLISS, Exide Batteries Ford F-150 Owner: Jack Roush Crew Chief: Matt Chambers 1998 at Martinsville - started second, finished 13th 1997 at Martinsville - started third, finished third 1996 at Martinsville - started 14th, finished 16th 1995 at Martinsville - started eighth, finished seventh 1999 season - 16th in points; best finishes - 10th at Phoenix, eighth at Evergreen 1998 season - 27 starts - finished 10th in points with two wins (Milwaukee and Phoenix), five top-fives and nine top-10s; four poles (Nazareth, Pikes Peak, Nashville and Phoenix); won Busch Pole Award

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Rich Bickle , Ernie Irvan , Bobby Rahal , Tom Gloy , Dale Phelon , Jack Roush
Teams Carlin