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Max Gresham has yet to announce plans for the 2014 NASCAR season, but with his professional track record, people will be watching for this talented youngster. Learn more about the Georgia native in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Max Gresham was born April 30, 1993 in Stockbridge, Georgia. He began his racing career at age 8 in the Bandolero Bandit Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway, later advancing to Legends Cars. After picking up titles at both Atlanta and Charlotte Motor Speedways, Gresham won the Legends Car Semi-Pro National Championship in 2006 at age 13.
- In 2007, Gresham moved into full size cars, winning his first Late Model race that same season at age 14. From 2009 through 2011, Gresham raced in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East as a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing. He won his first K&N Series race in April 2010 at South Boston Speedway in Virginia; in 25 races in the series, he collected four wins, 16 top 10 finishes and six poles. In 2011, Gresham won the K&N Pro Series East title by 63 points over another JGR development driver, Darrell Wallace Jr.
- Gresham also competed in the ARCA Racing Series on a part-time basis from 2010 through 2012, picking up one win, eight top 10 finishes and three poles in 13 races. His win came in his third career start in the series, at Mansfield Motorsports Park in Ohio.
- Late in the 2011 season, Gresham made his Camping World Truck Series debut. In two part-time seasons (2011 and 2012) and one full-time season (2013), Gresham has four top 10 finishes in the series, having raced for Stacy Compton, Joe Dennette Motorsports and Eddie Sharp Racing.
- Learn more about Gresham at maxgresham.com.