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Helmet of Paul Menard

Flag of U.S.A. Paul Menard

nationality American age 41 years old born August 21, 1980 hometown Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Racing highlights

20163rdThe Sprint Unlimited
20152ndNASCAR Open

Racing career summary

Races entered751
Wins7
Podiums29
Pole positions10
Fastest laps3
Race win percentage0.9%
Podium percentage3.9%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Paul Menard.

Paul Menard vs. Jeff Gordon | Paul Menard vs. Marc Gené | Paul Menard vs. Aric Almirola

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2022Racing2 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2021Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2020Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2019Racing41 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2018Racing42 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2017Racing44 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing47 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing47 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2014Racing46 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing41 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2012Racing45 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2011Racing44 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2010Racing72 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing55 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing37 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2007Racing44 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing42 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2005Racing36 races0 wins3 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2004Racing28 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing3 races1 win1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
2001Racing18 races1 win? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Paul Menard

2022 Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli

PositionPointsTeam
7th54Franklin Road Apparel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
21111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroPirelli
Click to show race results for Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli 2022.

2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
45th59ThorSport Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota TundraToyota 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2021.

2020 Trans Am Championship Presented by Pirelli

PositionPointsTeam
21st19Weaver Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge ChallengerMopar 6.0Pirelli
Click to show race results for Trans Am Championship Presented by Pirelli 2020.

2019 NASCAR Busch Clash at Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Clash at Daytona 2019.

2019 NASCAR Gander RV Duel at Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
0Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Gander RV Duel at Daytona 2019.

2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th777Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2019.

2019 Monster Energy Open

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy Open 2019.

2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverTeam Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2019.

2018 NASCAR Can-Am Duel

PositionPointsTeam
0Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Can-Am Duel 2018.

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
19th692Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018.

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Open

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Wood Brothers Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Open 2018.

2018 NASCAR Xfinity Series

PositionPointsTeam
Guest driverTeam Penske
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford MustangFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2018.

2017 Can-Am Duels At Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
18th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSChevrolet 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for Can-Am Duels At Daytona 2017.

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

PositionPointsTeam
23rd610Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
350100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSChevrolet 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup 2017.

2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series

PositionPointsTeam
96th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroChevrolet 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2017.

2017 NASCAR - The Monster Energy Open

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR - The Monster Energy Open 2017.

2016 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
25th668Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2016.

2016 The Sprint Unlimited

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSChevrolet 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for The Sprint Unlimited 2016.

2016 Can-Am Duels At Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for Can-Am Duels At Daytona 2016.

2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80300
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2016.

2016 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
13th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Open 2016.

2015 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
14th2262Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2015.

2015 NASCAR Busch Clash at Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
21st0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Clash at Daytona 2015.

2015 Budweiser Duel

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS
Click to show race results for Budweiser Duel 2015.

2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Xfinity Series 2015.

2015 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS
Click to show race results for NASCAR Open 2015.

2014 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2014.

2014 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
21st944Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2014.

2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
83rd0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
81100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet CamaroGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2014.

2014 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS

2013 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th949Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2013.

2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
98th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2013.

2013 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS

2012 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2012.

2012 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
16th1006Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2012.

2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
109th0Menards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2012.

2012 NASCAR All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
16th0 Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Impala

2011 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
17th947Richard Childress Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
361101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2011.

2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
102nd0kevin Harvick Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70220
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2011.

2011 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Menards
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
57th18Spirit of Daytona Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Coyote (Porsche)
Click to show race results for Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series - DP 2010.

2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th4467Roush Fenway Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
350100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Mustang
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2010.

2010 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd3776Richard Petty Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2010.

2009 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Yates Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2009.

2009 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
31st2979Yates Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2009.

2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
25th1876Yates Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2009.

2009 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
17th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Open 2009.

2009 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
103rd210
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for ARCA Series 2009.

2008 NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
26th3151Dale Earnhardt Inc.
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
360111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Cup Series 2008.

2008 NASCAR Open

PositionPointsTeam
16th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Open 2008.

2007 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
43rd1208Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2007.

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
34th2496Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
300000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2007.

2007 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
104th64Billy Ballew Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
175th55
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 NASCAR Nextel Open

PositionPointsTeam
30th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
45th669Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2006.

2006 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th4075Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2006.

2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
71st82Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2005.

2005 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
6th4101Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2005.

2004 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
23rd2742Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
27001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2004.

2004 Grand American Rolex Series - SGS

PositionPointsTeam
40th28Orison-Planet Earth Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Porsche 996 GT3 Cup3.6L F6 NAHoosier

2003 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
60th629Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
6000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2003.

2003 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
66th76Dale Earnhardt Incorporated
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2003.

2003 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
42nd572Andy Petree Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2003 NASCAR Elite Division Southwest

PositionPointsTeam
75th138
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2003 Grand American Rolex Series - GTS

PositionPointsTeam
57th25 Flis Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Corvette

2002 NASCAR Elite Division Southwest

PositionPointsTeam
35th460
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2001 RE/MAX Challenge Series

PositionPointsTeam
9th2370
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.


DriverDB Rating graph

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