Mike Stefanik    1

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Mike Stefanik
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Sponsor Cady's Tavern
Manufacturer Chevrolet
Owner Ed Marceau
Crewchief Ed Marceau
Birthdate May 20, 1958
Hometown Coventry, R.I.
Occupation ---

Career Highlights

  • His nine total championships are tied with Richie Evans for the most in NASCAR history
  • Named to both the Whelen Modified Tour and K&N Pro Series East all-time top 10 drivers lists
  • Is the only non-Sprint Cup Series Driver in NASCAR history to reach the 70-win plateau

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
1985 30 6 0 0 2 4
1986 12 18 1 2 4 7
1987 7 27 1 2 8 13
1988 17 15 3 3 6 10
1989 1 26 7 4 18 20
1990 2 23 5 3 12 13
1991 1 23 5 3 16 22
1992 14 20 3 2 6 7
1993 17 13 2 6 6 8
1994 42 4 0 1 0 1
1995 5 20 5 1 11 12
1996 5 19 3 1 10 11
1997 1 22 10 5 17 20
1998 1 22 13 7 20 21
2000 50 2 1 0 2 2
2001 1 20 3 2 12 16
2002 1 19 2 0 7 13
2003 29 9 1 0 5 8
2004 22 11 1 0 8 8
2005 17 13 0 0 6 8
2006 1 16 1 2 10 15
2007 7 16 1 0 4 8
2008 7 16 1 1 7 10
2009 7 13 1 0 4 7
2010 2 14 0 1 10 12
2011 11 15 1 0 5 8
2012 11 13 1 1 4 8
2013 5 14 2 1 3 8
2014 24 1 0 0 0 0
TOTALS   450 74 48 223 300

WINS: 74 – Riverhead (7/9/86), Orange County (3/15/87), Thompson (7/31/88), Thompson (9/11/88), Martinsville (4/22/89), Stafford (5/7/89), Monadnock (5/22/89), Stafford (7/21/89), Oswego (8/5/89), Thompson (8/20/89), Riverside Park (8/26/89), Thompson (9/10/89), Stafford (4/20/90), Thompson (6/3/90), Stafford (6/22/90), Pocono (9/16/90), Stafford (9/30/90), Richmond (3/24/91), New Hampshire (4/14/91), Martinsville (4/27/91), Jennerstown (7/6/91), Martinsville (10/27/91), Riverhead (6/24/92), Stafford (10/4/92), Martinsville (10/18/92), Richmond (4/3/93), Stafford (10/3/93), Stafford (5/26/95), Riverside Park (7/13/95), New Hampshire (8/20/95), Stafford (10/1/95), Thompson (10/15/95), Riverhead (8/10/96), Watkins Glen (8/25/96), Stafford (8/30/96), Stafford (4/27/97), Nazareth (5/18/97), Stafford (5/23/97), New Hampshire (5/31/97), Flemington (6/7/97), Riverhead (6/21/97), Watkins Glen (8/24/97), Stafford (8/29/97), Flemington (10/5/97), Richmond (11/1/97), Thompson (4/5/98), Stafford (5/3/98), Nazareth (5/17/98), Stafford (5/22/98), Jennerstown (6/13/98), New Hampshire (6/28/98), New Hampshire (7/11/98), Holland (7/25/98), Thompson (7/29/98), New Hampshire (8/2/98), Thompson (9/6/98), Stafford (9/27/98), Thompson (10/18/98), Nazareth (7/16/00), Riverhead (6/9/01), Riverhead (8/4/01), Stafford (8/24/01), Thompson (9/8/02), Stafford (9/29/02), Thompson (8/14/03), Thompson (10/16/04), Thompson (4/9/06), Stafford (9/30/07), Stafford (10/12/08), Martinsville (9/27/09), New Hampshire (8/13/11), New Hampshire (7/14/12), Thompson (4/14/13), Bristol (8/21/13)

POLES: 48 – Stafford (9/1/86), Thompson (10/19/86), Stafford (5/22/87), Oxford (10/12/87), Monadnock (5/22/88), Thompson (8/14/88), Thompson (9/11/88), Martinsville (3/12/89), Stafford (5/7/89), Thompson (8/9/89), Oswego (9/2/89), Martinsville (3/11/90), Riverside Park (7/25/90), Thompson (8/22/90), Richmond (8/3/91), Stafford (9/29/91), Thompson (10/20/91), Stafford (4/12/92), Riverhead (6/24/92), Richmond (4/3/93), Stafford (4/18/93), Thompson (4/25/93), New Hampshire (5/2/93), Nazareth (5/23/93), Stafford (5/28/93), Stafford (10/2/94), Stafford (8/25/95), Riverside Park (7/17/96), Stafford (4/27/97), Riverhead (6/21/97), Watkins Glen (8/24/97), Stafford (8/29/97), Stafford (9/28/97), Riverside Park (3/29/98), Thompson (4/5/98), Martinsville (4/18/98), Stafford (5/22/98), Watkins Glen (5/30/98), New Hampshire (6/28/98), Stafford (9/27/98), Seekonk (6/23/01), Stafford (8/24/01), Stafford (7/4/06), Martinsville (9/2/06), Stafford (10/12/08), Martinsville (6/6/10), Thompson (8/9/12), Thompson (4/14/13)

Year-by-year Whelen Modified Tour Recap

2013: Recorded his 11th career top-five points finish ... Had eight top 10s, highlighted by victories in the Thompson Icebreaker and the Bristol combo race ... Also earned the Icebreaker pole.  2012: Competed in 13 of 14 events and ranked 11th in points with eight top 10s ... Won at New Hampshire in July and earned the pole at Thompson in August ... Team elected to not attend the Riverhead race.  2011: Ranked 11th in the standings with eight top 10s in 15 events ... Won the August race at New Hampshire ... Did not attend the Delaware race. 2010: Finished as the championship runner-up, 27 points behind Bobby Santos … Recorded Tour highs with 10 top fives and 12 top 10s in 14 starts … Best race finish was second at Stafford in August and Bristol … Completed a Tour-high 2,031 laps.  2009: Finished seventh in the standings with seven top 10s … Won the combination race at Martinsville.   2008: Recorded seven top fives and 10 top 10s in 16 starts … Won the pole and took the checkered flag at the Stafford Fall Final … Finished seventh in the standings.  2007: Finished seventh in the standings with a win and four top-fives.  2006: Captured seventh championship with one win and two Coors Light Pole Awards.  2005: Finished 17th in points … Went winless for first time in more than a decade.  2004: Finished 22nd in points with one win.  2003: Finished 29th in points with one win.  2002: Won second  championship in a row, and sixth overall … Took home two wins.  2001: Won fifth championship … Notched three wins.  2000: Won one of only two events entered during the season.  1998: Won second-straight title, and fourth overall … Had another dominant season with 13 wins.  1997: Won third championship while dominating with 10 wins.  1996: Finished fifth in points while taking three victories.  1995: Finished fifth in points with five wins.  1994: Finished 42nd in points.  1993: Finished 17th in points with two victories.  1992: Finished 14th in points with three wins.  1991: Won second series title while capturing five wins.  1990: Finished second in points with five wins.  1989: Won first  championship on the strength of seven victories. 1988: Finished 17th in points while collecting three victories.  1987: Finished seventh in points with one win.  1986: Finished 12th in points while scoring first career win.  1985: Debuted in the series with six races.

Noteworthy

Honored as one of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour’s 10 Greatest Drivers in 2003 and was also named to the Top 10 Drivers of the First 25 Years of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East in 2011 … Made 26 NASCAR Nationwide Series starts from 1992-2000 and 26 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts from 1998-99 … Earned Rookie of the Year honors in the Truck Series in 1999 … 1997 and 1998 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion … 1997, 1998 and 2001 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Most Popular Driver … Three-time modified track champion, one pro stock track title, one limited sportsman track championship prior to his NASCAR touring series career … Won the TQ Midget 2010 Coffee Cup at Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.