| 79th (2006)|
| July 3, 1981 (age 35)
Denver, North Carolina (1981-07-03) |
2004 HMS Track Champion
2005 & 2009 UARA-Stars Champion
2006 Sharpie Mini 300 (Bristol)
2006 Goody's 250 (Martinsville)
Matthew "Matt" McCall (born July 3, 1981) is an American professional stock car racing driver and racing engineer. He currently works as a crew chief for Chip Ganassi Racing's No. 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driven by Jamie McMurray.
Matt McCall (racing driver) Wikipedia
McCall began racing at the age of nine, running go-karts. At the age of thirteen, he moved to the adult leagues, collecting over 150 wins, before moving to the World Karting Association Dirt Series. During that time, McCall collected the WKA's Most Improved Driver and Grand National Champion awards.
McCall's major racing debut came in 1999, when began running Super Sport races at Hickory Motor Speedway, finishing fourth in points. The next year, he won Rookie of the Year and Mechanic of the Year awards. He would be runner-up for the track championship the following season. He won six races apiece in 2003 and 2004 and won the track championship the later year. He also made his Craftsman Truck Series debut the next year at Martinsville Speedway, finishing 21st. In 2005, he won the UARA-Stars championship. He also competed in the Roush Racing: Driver X program and was a top 4 finalist. He later signed a driver development contract with Yates Racing.
In 2006, he made his debut in the ARCA Re/MAX Series at Daytona, where he started and finished second. He also ran five Busch races for Yates, his best finish being a 24th at Bristol Motor Speedway. He was released after the season; he then joined Richard Childress Racing as an engineer, while racing in regional events and graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2003 with a degree in engineering. In 2009, he won a USAR event at Bristol.
In 2013, McCall acted as interim crew chief for Jeff Burton in the Brickyard 400; later in the year he returned to on-track competition, driving the No. 92 Chevrolet for RBR Racing in the Camping World Truck Series' UNOH 200 at Bristol, finishing 22nd in the event.
(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)
* Season still in progress
1 Ineligible for series points