Friday, April 19, 2013

World of Outlaws Driver Profile: Paul McMahan


Photo Credit: CJB Racing
Driver Profile: Paul McMahan

Hometown: Elk Grove, California

Resides: Hendersonville, Tennessee

Birthday: Dec. 1, 1970

Car: No. 51

Car Owner: CJB Motorsports

Career Outlaw Wins: 15

In 2001, Paul won his first World of Outlaws race at State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Missouri. He earned the 1995 Motoring Press Association Open-Wheel Driver of the Year. He and his wife Jan have two children, a son and a daughter.

In 2013, Paul McMahan joined the Outlaws tour full-time again with CJB Motorsports after getting the ride late in 2012. McMahan currently has one victory in the series as the Outlaws complete the west coast swing. He will be making his charge for the Championship with help from Bair’s Tree Service, All Star Performance and Nyce Crete and Block Company.

2012 Recap: In limited action, McMahan picked up two feature victories and finished 16th in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series standings.

He picked up a victory at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park before claiming a win the night before the famed National Open at Williams Grove Speedway. McMahan also registered six top fives and set quick time in qualifying at two races.

2012 Stats:
Points  Wins  Top 5s  Top 10s  Quick Times
 3132      2          6           8                 2

World of Outlaws History: 2000 - 20th in points … 2001 - 11th in points - one win … 2002 - 19th in points … 2003 - seventh in points - two wins … 2004 - 12th in points - one win … 2005 - 11th in points … 2006 - 18th in points - one win … 2007 - eighth in points - two wins … 2008 - 18th in points … 2010 - sixth in points - one win ... 2011 - fourth in points - four wins ... 2012 - 16th in points - two wins.

Previous Racing History: 1981 - National Quarter Midget Champion … 1987 - Began racing sprint car - Won first race at Placerville (Calif.) Speedway … 1992 - Hanford (Calif) Speedway - third in points … 1993 - Hanford (Calif.) Speedway - third in points … 1994 - Northern Auto Racing Club (NARC) - second in points … 1995 - Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway champion, King of California Speedweek champion, NARC - second in points … 1999 - All Star Circuit of Champions - Rookie of the Year - seventh in points … 2000 - World of Outlaws Gumout Series - second in points - five wins … 2002 - All Star Circuit of Champions - three wins … Also won the Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas … 2006 - National Sprint Tour - sixth in points … 2009 - American Sprint Car Series - fifth in points.

Interesting Fact: His brother, Bobby, won the Silver Dollar Speedway track championship in 2009.

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