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Encyclopedia > Michael Dokken
Michael Dokken
Born: June 4, 1971
Birthplace: Clearwater, Florida
Awards: -
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series statistics
74 races run over 8 years.
Best Truck Position: 20th - 1996 (Craftsman Truck Series)
First Race: 1995 Western Auto 200 (I-70)
Last Race: 2003 Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers Ram Tough 200 (Gateway)
First Win: -
Last Win: -
Wins Top Tens Poles
0 6 1

Michael Dokken(born June 4, 1971 in Clearwater, Florida), is a former NASCAR driver. Before racing NASCAR, he raced short tracks in the southeast. In 2004, he served as a crew chief for MacDonald Motorsports' Craftsman Truck team. June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1st incorporation date 1891 2nd Incorporation date 1915 Zip Codes 33755-65 County Pinellas (county seat) Mayor Frank Hibbard Population  - City (2004)  - Tampa Bay Metro   108,606 2,600,000 (estimate) Time zone Eastern: UTC-5 Latitude Longitude 27°58 N 82°46 W City of Clearwaters Official Website... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... The 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series was held February 14 and ended November 14. ... Gateway International Raceway is a race track in Madison, Illinois, USA. It hosts a NASCAR Busch Series event and a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race on a 1. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1st incorporation date 1891 2nd Incorporation date 1915 Zip Codes 33755-65 County Pinellas (county seat) Mayor Frank Hibbard Population  - City (2004)  - Tampa Bay Metro   108,606 2,600,000 (estimate) Time zone Eastern: UTC-5 Latitude Longitude 27°58 N 82°46 W City of Clearwaters Official Website... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... The 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season began on February 13 and ended on November 19. ...


Craftsman Truck Series Career

Dokken made his Truck Series debut in 1995 at I-70, driving his own #64 Chevrolet he started the race in 25th and only completed 120 laps before his engine expired and finished 21st. Dokken made six other starts in 1995, his best finish being 15th at Flemington. His best start was third at Phoenix. NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series logo The Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... Chevrolet, or Chevy for short, is a brand of automobile, now a division of General Motors. ... Phoenix International Raceway is a one mile tri-oval race track located in Avondale, AZ. It opened in 1964, but wasnt used by NASCAR until 1988, with the first race won by the late Alan Kulwicki. ...


In 1996, Dokken competed in 20 of the 24 races. He started off by running 13th in points after Tuscon, where he scored his first career top-10 of 9th, before missing severlal races He earned a 7th in one of his last races for his team at Nashville Speedway USA, and then split the last part of the schedule with MB Motorsports, and Kurt Roehig. A city street near downtown Tucson, Arizona. ... Music City Motorplex is a NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series racetrack located at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds near downtown Nashville, Tennessee. ... MB Motorsports is a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team based in Foristell, Missouri owned by Mike Mittler. ...


In 1997, Dokken signed to drive Roehig's #18 Dana Corporation Dodge Ram. At Tucson, Dokken won his first career pole and lead 95 of 200 laps, before late race problems relegated Dokken to 13th. Later on, Dokken would earn a 3rd at Evergreen Speedway and 5th at Nazareth. However, mechanical problems plagued the team, falling out of multiple races, and the team only ran one of the last thirteen races due to limited funding. The 1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Season began on January 19 and ended on November 19. ... Dana Corporation is an auto parts and systems company currently being reorganized under Chapter 11 bankruptcy law. ... See also Dodge Ram 50, an unrelated Mitsubishi-produced truck The Ram is a fullsize pickup truck from DaimlerChryslers Dodge brand. ... Nazareth Speedway Track was a motor racing circuit in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. ...


Dokken skipped 1998, but returned for five races in 1999, splitting races between three teams. He DNF'd in every start however, with his best finish being a 27th place showing at Las Vegas. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an complex of 4 different tracks for automobile racing. ...


Dokken made four more starts in 2000. where had an eighth place run with Ware Racing Enterprises at NHIS. Dokken also finished in the top-21 in all his starts and finished all of them. The 2000 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Season began February 18 and ended October 28. ...


Dokken made starts in 2001, splitting time between Brevak Racing and Ware Racing. His best run was with Ware at Nazareth: an 11th place finish. He closed 2001 with three straight top-20 finsihes. The 2001 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Season began February 16 and ended November 3. ...


Dokken only made eight races in 2002, running with Ware, Troxell Racing, Richardson Racing, and Team Racing. He ran three races with Ware, where he had a 22nd and then a pair of 19ths. After his departure from Ware, his best run was a 32nd. The 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Season began February 15 and ended November 15. ... // Overview Team Racing, also known as Teams Racing, is an increasingly popular form of yacht racing. ...


Dokken's last year was 2003, competing in six races, with Troxell, RDS Motorsports, and Team Racing. His best run was a 14th at Memphis, running the RDS truck. He has not run NASCAR since that year. The 2003 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series was held February 14 and ended November 14. ... Memphis Motorsports Park is a race track located in Millington, Tennessee, approximately twenty miles north of downtown Memphis. ...


Busch Series Career

Dokken only made three starts Busch series, all coming in 2001, running for Armando Fitz. He made his debut at Pikes Peak, where he started 39th and finished 41st. He finished 42nd in his other two starts, but earned his best career start of 36th at Charlotte. 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... The 2001 NASCAR Busch Series Season began February 17 and ended November 10. ... FitzBradshaw Racing is a NASCAR team based in Mooresville, North Carolina, which is near Charlotte. ... Pikes Peak International Raceway is a one mile oval Auto Racing track located in Fountain, Colorado, just south of Colorado Springs. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a superspeedway in Concord, North Carolina, a few miles north of Charlotte. ...


External links

  • Career Stats[[Category:NASCAR crew chiefs|Dokken, Michael

 
 

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