Geoff bodine profile page, biographical information, injury history and news. Eldest of the three nascar bodine brothers, retired in 2012 after a 27year career that included over 200 topten finishes. Known as the geoff bodine bobsled challenge, the retired nascar sprint cup driver believes it has been instrumental in raising awareness of his project since the speed channel televises it. Nascar cup series results wins click on the race to see the complete results for that race. Geoff bodine racing was a nascar winston cup and craftsman truck series team. Aug 03, 2011 geoff bodine wasnt one to back off of any driver during his career and even had to have lunch with bill france and dale earnhardt so france could tell them to avoid each other on the track so. Jan 31, 2012 geoff bodine s craftsman truck series truck is torn to shreds after being sent into the fence. Nov 29, 20 since the geoff bodine bobsled project began, a fund raiser involving nascar and nhra competitors is held each january at lake placid, new york. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the baby boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for space exploration and improved air travel. Geoffs father and grandfather built chemung speedway when he was a year old, which gave geoff the advantage of being able to practice racing at an early age. The bodines were a british rock group from the mid to late 1980s. Despite the horrific nature of the crash, bodine was able to fully recover from his injuries and. Jan 07, 2010 geoff bodine geoffrey eli bodine was born on april 18, 1949 in elmira, new york, his younger brothers brett and todd are also nascar drivers.
Todd bodine calls out kyle busch victory lane brawl ncts ford tough 225 sparta kentucky 2010. Nascar owner driver brett bodine has a restraining order against his estranged wife, whom he alleges hit and threatened to ruin him financially. Through the chain of succession, the teams final owner was robby gordon. Advertisement trickle was a unique driver with a unique name who found cultlike status before his death. Bodine was quite an accomplished driver before he hit the bigtime in nascar s premier division, the winston cup series, with his first start in 1979. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. All of geoff bodine racings cup series wins youtube.
Bodine explains that the key to success for a race car driver is a neverwaning, laserprecision focus. Sep 05, 2019 after creative differences, bodine distanced himself from the olympic program in 11. Nov 28, 2012 brett now works for nascar after a long driving career and todd also is a former cup driver and a twotime nascar truck series champion. Geoff bodine was named the winston cup series rookie of the year in 1982 and placed among nascars 50 greatest drivers in 1998. It was owned and operated by former nascar driver geoffrey bodine following his purchase of the estate of alan kulwicki. He built the chevrolet that junior johnson won the 1960 daytona 500 driving. Geoff bodine racing career profile driver database. Geoff bodine was named the winston cup series rookie of the year in 1982 and placed among nascar s 50 greatest drivers in 1998. He remained owner of the team until the 1998 season, when he sold the operation to jim mattei and john porter. Bodine finished his nascar career with over 200 wins in modifieds, 18 wins in cup and six xfinity series wins. Get the best deals on geoff bodine nascar auto racing trading cards when you shop the largest online selection at. Former nascar star geoff bodine, 63, quits racing after.
Aug 8, 2017 geoffrey eli geoff bodine born april 18 1949 is a retired american motorsport driver and bobsled builder he is the oldest of the three bodine brothers stay safe and healthy. Aug 30, 2017 rick hendrick, seen here in 1995, launched allstar racing in 1984 with geoff bodine as the driver of the no. On monday, nascar driver geoff bodine stops by to chat about the 2010 season, just before he appears as a panelist on nascar now espn2, 5 p. Brett bodine is a former driver longtime fans remember competing in the monster energy nascar cup series for almost two decades. Nascar legend geoff bodine speeds through life aarp. How a nascar champion rebooted the bobsled to help. Click on the year to see the standings for that year. Geoff bodine daytona 2000 the worst nascar crashes.
It was owned and operated by former nascar driver geoffrey bodine. Geoff bodine diecast nascar racecars for sale ebay. Brett elias bodine iii born january 11, 1959 is a former nascar winston cup series driver and is the current driver of the pace car in cup series events. Aug 05, 2018 the first competition was an exhibition race for nascar trucks won by geoff bodine. Nascar geoff bodine diecast racing cars for sale ebay. Geoff bodine earnings for the year have yet to be determined, but he is likely to see an increase in pay, similar to that of 2019. Former nascar driver dick trickle dead of apparent suicide.
Geoff bodine born april 18, 1949 is famous for being race car driver. If it means winning races like harry, ill say im 51. April 14 today in jayskis nascar history page 24 of. Bodine was quite an accomplished driver before he hit the bigtime in nascars premier division, the winston cup series now monster energy nascar cup. See more ideas about eion bailey, nascar and terry labonte. The 82 cup series rookie of the year, 87 iroc champion and one of nascars top 50 alltime drivers. Tre driver analyst geoff bodine and ernie irvan helping raise money for victims of domestic violence team release retired nascar drivers geoff bodine.
We have seen much smaller crashes take the lives of drivers. Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. Aug 27, 2019 bodine, now nascars pace car driver, held on to secure the final topfive finish for a buick in stockcar racings top series. The 20 dirtiest drivers in nascar history bleacher report. Bodine was quite an accomplished driver before he hit the bigtime in nascars premier division, the winston cup series, with his. Geoff was born in 1940s, in the middle of baby boomers generation. Nascars 50th anniversary season as one of its 50 greatest drivers of all time. Nascar results for geoff bodine at north wilkesboro speedway. While he was never one of the top stars of nascar racing, geoffrey. In more than 700 races, bodine scored eighteen wins in the winston cup series and six wins in the busch series.
Bodine was quite an accomplished driver before he hit the bigtime in nascars premier division, the winston cup series, with his first start in 1979. The former stock car racing driver geoff bodine, who competed in all three nascar national series between 1979 and 2011, was named as one of nascar s 50 greatest drivers. At the age of fifteen, he pretended to be a woman so he could enter the powderpuff division race. He was born on the 18th april 1949 in new york, united states. Brett is the younger brother of 1986 daytona 500 winner geoff bodine and the older brother of 2006 nascar craftsman truck series champion todd bodine. Geoffrey bodine stats, race results, wins, news, record. The catch is that geoff and dale would ride in the car together. How a nascar champion rebooted the bobsled to help americans. Driver geoffrey bodines nascar cup series wins racing. May 3 today in jayskis nascar history page 24 of 24. Newer and younger nascar fans might not remember geoff bodine. Nascar driver geoff bodine broke his wrist, cheekbone, ankle and part of his back, in addition to suffering a serious concussion, when his race truck flipped and barreled into the catch fence at.
Click on the site to see all races run at that track view career statistics for geoffrey bodine. Driver gets restraining order on wife huron daily tribune. Fox won the 1964 southern 500 as a car owner with johnson as his driver. In more than 700 races, bodine scored eighteen wins in the winston cup series and six wins in the busch seri. Geoff bodine nascar auto racing trading cards for sale ebay. Geoff bodines craftsman truck series truck is torn to shreds after being sent into the fence. Geoff bodine wasnt one to back off of any driver during his career and even had to have lunch with bill france and dale earnhardt so france could tell them to avoid each other on the track so. He also became known as an avid bobsledder and created the bodyn bobsled company.
Geoff bodine claimed 18 nascar cup series wins during a lengthy. Despite the horrific nature of the crash, bodine was. Bill france, the head of nascar, invited geoff bodine and dale earnhardt to headquarters in daytona. Geoff was quite an accomplished driver before he hit the bigtime in nascars premier division. Former nascar driver talks history, the accident, fans and faith in this exclusive interview with. Get the best deals on geoff bodine nascar photos when you shop the largest online selection at. The 20 dirtiest drivers in nascar history bleacher. Aug 24, 2010 he later won many of nascars most prestigious races, including the 1986 daytona 500.
Click on the number of races to see individual races for that year. Get the latest race results, news, videos, pictures, win record and more for geoffrey bodine on. Geoff bodine brought nascar principles, competitive savvy, and 3d design software to bear in building a goldworthy bobsled. Geoff bodine race car driver life, age, zodiac birthday. Jun 20, 2019 nascar talk nbc sports nascar select driver. Jimmie johnson gave hendrick motorsports its 12th cup championship in 2016 and now that the organizations winless streak has ended, the question turns to whether they will be able to get another championship. Richard childress, rick hendrick, geoff bodine and dale earnhardt all sat down in the office of bill france. Mar 21, 2018 todd bodine calls out kyle busch victory lane brawl ncts ford tough 225 sparta kentucky 2010.1077 1091 211 169 981 1373 1065 1022 1355 110 1436 404 1335 1495 171 91 1321 1171 1535 1264 899 55 830 592 1455 1184 392 592 1361 395 977 821 492 477 697 249 291 1000 1311 852 252