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Encyclopedia > Bobby Santos III

Bobby Santos, III. (born October 3, 1985) is an American racecar driver from Franklin, Massachusetts. He currently is racing part-time in the NASCAR Busch Series for Riley D'Hondt Motorsports and in the ARCA Re/Max Series for Bill Davis Racing. October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Franklin is located in massachuesetts. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... Riley DHondt Motorsports is a NASCAR team debuting in 2007 owned by Eddie DHondt & Bill Riley. ... The Auto Racing Club of America (ARCA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States. ... Bill Davis Racing is a NASCAR team that fields the #22 Caterpillar Inc. ...

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Early Career

Before stock cars, Santos was a very successful midget racer. He raced in the Northeastern Midget Association, USAC, PRA Big Car, and ISMA. The Franklin-native was the winningest driver in the USAC National Midget Tour in 2006, collecting 5 wins, including a win at O'Reilly Raceway Park on the Night Before the 500. He was signed to Bill Davis Racing. Midget cars are very small race cars with a very high power-to-weight ratio. ... USAC Logo The United States Automobile Club (USAC) is an open-wheel auto racing sanctioning body. ... Ikatan Siswazah Muslim Malaysia (ISMA) ISMA was registered in 1997 in Malaysia as a non-government organization (NGO) in the country. ... OReilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis, known as Indianapolis Raceway Park until the 2006 purchase of naming rights by OReilly Auto Parts, is a multipurpose racing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...


ARCA Career

In 2006, Santos made his stock car debut at Iowa Speedway for Bill Davis Racing in the 02 Dodge. He started 10th and finished 6th. Bobby returned to ARCA in 2007 for Bill Davis, now in a Toyota Camry. He won Toyota's first stock car pole at USA International Speedway in Lakeland, Florida. While leading the race, he was involved in an incident with a lapped car and did not finish. He returned at Nashville Superspeedway, but had a mid-pack run. At Kansas Speedway, Bobby started second, but a blown engine relegated him to another DNF. Santos broke his dry spell at Kentucky Speedway when he started fourth and finished third, behind Erik Darnell and Erin Crocker. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Iowa Speedway is a 7/8 mile long paved oval motor racing track in Newton, Iowa, approximately 30 miles east of Des Moines. ... 1917 Dodge Brothers Touring car. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... The Toyota Camry is a mid-size car assembled by Toyota in Georgetown, Kentucky, USA, as well as Altona, Victoria, Australia, Guangzhou, China and the original factory in Toyota City, Japan. ... The USA International Speedway, is an oval located in Lakeland, Florida. ... Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States, located approximately midway between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4. ... Nashville Superspeedway is a motor racing complex located in Gladeville, Tennessee (though the track has a Lebanon address), United States, about 48 km (30 miles) east of Nashville. ... Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... Kentucky Speedway is a relatively new superspeedway located in Sparta, Kentucky, approximately halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, with easy interstate highway access to both cities, and is additionally less than 100 miles from another fairly sizable market, Lexington, Kentucky. ... Erik Darnell (born December 2, 1982) is a driver on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series from Beach Park, Illinois. ... Erin Crocker Erin Mary Crocker (born on March 23, 1981 in Wilbraham, Massachusetts) is an American race car driver. ...


NASCAR Career

In 2007, Bobby made his NASCAR Busch Series debut at Richmond International Raceway for the new Riley D'Hondt Motorsports team. He qualified an impressived seventh in his #91 Toyota, but faded back to a thirtieth-place finish after running in the top 10 for the beginning of the race. Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... Riley DHondt Motorsports is a NASCAR team debuting in 2007 owned by Eddie DHondt & Bill Riley. ...


References

  • Bobby Santos ARCA Career Stats at Racingone
  • Bobby Santos NASCAR Career Stats at Racingone
  • Bobby Santos USAC Bio
  • NASCAR Career statistics at racing-reference

 
 

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