Burt Myers    1

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Burt Myers
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Sponsor CitruSafe/Speedway Auto Auction/Adams Towing & Recovery
Manufacturer Ford
Owner Kim Myers
Crewchief Ronnie Holbrook
Birthdate Dec. 30, 1975
Hometown Walnut Cove, N.C.
Occupation ---

Career Highlights

  • 2010 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Champion
  • Owns NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour record for most career Coors Light Pole Awards

 

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2005 2 12 3 3 7 9
2006 4 13 0 4 7 11
2007 3 12 1 6 5 10
2008 9 9 1 3 5 7
2009 3 14 1 4 8 12
2010 1 10 2 2 7 9
2011 9 12 0 1 7 11
2012 10 10 0 1 2 7
2013 3 12 3 2 5 10
2014 5 5 0 0 2 4
TOTALS   109 11 26 55 90

WINS: 11 – Caraway (4/9/05), Bowman Gray (8/6/05), Ace (9/5/05), Bowman Gray (8/4/07), Southern National (9/13/08), Martinsville-NWSMT (9/27/09), Tri-County (9/25/10), Charlotte (10/14/10), Southern National (3/23/13), Bristol-NWSMT (8/21/13), Charlotte (10/10/13)

POLES: 26 – Caraway (3/26/05),  Bowman Gray (8/6/05), Ace (9/5/05), Caraway (3/25/06), Bowman Gray (8/5/06), Hickory (9/30/06), Motor Mile (10/14/06), Caraway (3/24/07), Nashville (4/1/07), Greenville (4/7/07), Caraway 4/21/07), Caraway (7/7/07), Caraway (9/8/07), Caraway (4/12/08), Bowman Gray (8/2/08), Caraway (9/6/08), Concord (3/21/09), Caraway (9/12/09), Caraway (9/19/09), Ace (10/2/09), Caraway 3/14/10), Caraway (7/2/10), Langley (9/3/11), Bowman Gray (8/4/12), Caraway (9/28/13), Southern National (10/5/13)

Year-by-year Whelen Southern Modified Tour Recap

2013: Finished on the championship podium for the first time since his 2010 title-winning season, and fifth time in nine years … Tied a career-high with three victories, including the season finale on the Charlotte quarter-mile … A pair of poles extended his own tour career record to 26.  2012: Ran 10 of 11 events and finished 10th in points … Finished 10th in the non-points UNOH Showdown at Thompson.  2011: Finished in the top 10 in final standings despite missing two races due to injuries suffered in a non-NASCAR sanctioned event.  2010: Came on strong at the end of season with pair of wins to collect first championship on the tour … Was voted the tour’s Most Popular Driver.  2009: Won four Coors Light Pole Awards and was credited with a win at Martinsville as the highest-finishing southern driver … Turned in a career-high 12 top-10 finishes across 14 races.  2008: Competed in nine events and scored a victory at Southern National.  2007: Finished third in points … Scored one win and a career-high six poles.  2006: Finished fourth in points with four poles and 11 top 10s across 13 events.  2005: Earned three wins and finished second in points in the tour’s inaugural season.

Noteworthy

Ranks fourth overall on the Bowman Gray all-time feature wins list entering the 2014 season with 56 total triumphs, 54 of which came in the Stadium’s weekly modified division … Beat his uncle, Bobby Myers, to become the youngest Bowman Gray Stadium track champion in 1999 at the age of 23, the first of his six BGS titles … Myers also won tracks titles at Bowman Gray in 2001, `07, `10, `11 and `13 … In 2006 he scored two wins to surpass his grandfather Billy Myers’ mark for family wins in modified competition at Bowman Gray, and now leads four Myers family members that rank in the top 30 in all-time track feature wins … The Myers Brothers Luncheon and Myers Brothers Award for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are named after his grandfather (Billy) and uncle (Bob), and Burt and his brother, Jason, are the annual presenters of the award … Burt and Jason, a fellow competitor on the tour and weekly at Bowman Gray, were key figures in the 2009 hit reality show “Madhouse” … Has one career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series appearance, a 19th-place finish in the fall race at Martinsville … Has made six career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour starts … Finished eighth in the 2011 Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown NASCAR Whelen All-American Series late model race at Richmond … Earned back-to-back NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state titles in North Carolina in 2010 and 2011.