Austin Dillon

Austin Dillon (born April 27, 1990) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He is the son of former driver and RCR general manager Mike Dillon, brother of Ty Dillon and grandson of Richard Childress.

He currently drives the No. 3 Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he also drives the No.

33 Chevrolet Camaro for Richard Childress Racing in the Xfinity Series on a part-time basis, and he also drives the No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado in the Camping World Truck Series on a part-time basis.

See also:

Richard Childress Racing

In the Xfinity Series, the team currently fields the No. 2 Shore Lodge/Albertsons Chevrolet Camaro for Brian Scott, the No.

3 Bass Pro Shops/Yuengling/WESCO Chevrolet Camaro full-time for Ty Dillon, the No. 33 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet Camaro for Paul Menard, Austin Dillon and Brandon Jones, and the No.

62 South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa Chevrolet Camaro full-time for Brendan Gaughan.

RCR has fielded cars for notables such as Dale Earnhardt, Ricky Rudd, Neil Bonnett, and Kevin Harvick. RCR has had at least one car in every Cup race since late 1972, the longest such active streak.

After winning Rookie of the Year in the Camping World 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 ROTY title in 2012. He holds the record for most consecutive poles in the Nationwide Series with four.

See also:

Mike Dillon racing driver

Dillon was more injured than originally thought, and eventually, Dillon quietly stepped aside from the team. Mike Dillon currently serves as the General Manager of Richard Childress Racing's three Sprint Cup teams. Beginning in 2007, Dillon was the spotter for the Richard Childress owned #33, then driven by Clint Bowyer.

Dillon was the 2008 Sunoco Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Camping World East Series after one win at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, one Pole and ten top-10s in 13 races. In 2008 and 2009, he drove the #2 Chevrolet Impala part-time for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with sponsorship from Chevrolet. His career best finish was 4th at Memphis Motorsports Park in 2008.

See also:

Ty Dillon

Dillon is the brother of Austin Dillon, currently driving in the Sprint Cup Series, and the son of Mike Dillon, former Busch Series driver. He is also the grandson of Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress. On December 28, 2013, Dillon announced his engagement to his girlfriend Haley Carey. Dillon and Carey, a Charlotte Hornets cheerleader, were married on December 20, 2014. Dillon is a Christian.

(Source: Wikipedia)