William Byron (racing driver)

William McComas Byron Jr.[1] (born November 29, 1997) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports. He won the 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship and the Sunoco Rookie of the Year award in the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. The following season he won both the 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship and 2017 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Byron also won the 2018 MENCS Sunoco Rookie of the Year award.[2]

William Byron
Byron at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2022
BornWilliam McComas Byron Jr.
(1997-11-29) November 29, 1997 (age 25)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight154 lb (70 kg)
Achievements2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Champion
2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Champion
Most wins by a rookie in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (7 in 2016)
2022 Slinger Nationals Winner
2022 Money in the Bank 150 Winner
2020 Coke Zero Sugar 400 Winner
2019 Daytona 500 Pole Winner
2020 Bluegreen Vacations Duel Winner
Awards2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year
2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year
2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year
2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year
NASCAR Cup Series career
162 races run over 5 years
Car no., teamNo. 24 (Hendrick Motorsports)
2022 position6th
Best finish6th (2022)
First race2018 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Last race2022 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race (Phoenix)
First win2020 Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Daytona)
Last win2022 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 400 (Martinsville)
Wins Top tens Poles
4 62 8
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
36 races run over 2 years
Car no., teamNo. 17 (Hendrick Motorsports)
2017 position1st
Best finish1st (2017)
First race2017 PowerShares QQQ 300 (Daytona)
Last race2022 Sunoco Go Rewards 200 (Watkins Glen)
First win2017 American Ethanol E15 250 (Iowa)
Last win2017 Ticket Galaxy 200 (Phoenix Raceway)
Wins Top tens Poles
4 23 3
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career
26 races run over 4 years
2021 position116th
Best finish5th (2016)
First race2015 Lucas Oil 150 (Phoenix)
Last race2022 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 (Martinsville)
First win2016 Toyota Tundra 250 (Kansas)
Last win2022 Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 (Martinsville)
Wins Top tens Poles
8 17 3
ARCA Menards Series career
4 races run over 2 years
Best finish58th (2016)
First race2015 Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 (IRP)
Last race2016 General Tire #AnywhereIsPossible 200 (Pocono)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 3 1
ARCA Menards Series East career
14 races run over 1 year
Best finish1st (2015)
First race2015 Hart to Heart Breast Cancer Foundation 150 (New Smyrna)
Last race2015 Drive Sober 125 (Dover)
First win2015 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 (Greenville-Pickens)
Last win2015 United Site Services 70 (Loudon)
Wins Top tens Poles
4 11 3
ARCA Menards Series West career
3 races run over 2 years
Best finish32nd (2018)
First race2015 Carneros 200 (Sonoma)
Last race2018 Carneros 200 (Sonoma)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 3 0
Statistics current as of May 21, 2022.

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