Sep 11, 2017 derrike cope 2017 at richmond raceway derrike cope. Jan 01, 2010 in 2010 cope will team up with dale clemons as the coowners of the new racing team stratus racing. Quin houff joins starcom racing as fulltime driver in twoyear deal. Derrike cope to drive his own throwback at darlington with. Includes every race start and finish along with dozens of statistical facts for derrike cope nascar career. Cope finished 32nd in this race last year competing for. Onetime daytona 500 winner derrick cope working hard for. Driver derrike cope 1990 nascar winston cup results racing.
May 03, 2018 sundays race at dover will be copes first race of 2018 as a driver. Derrike copes car explodes at watkins glen sawyer said nascar has given the car back to cope, who, he said, was uninjured and never in danger despite a major concussion within the engine. Derrick cope still racing at 58 years old salisbury post. What happened to the hood of derrike copes car that. Tony furr will be the teams crew chief, while former daytona 500 winner derrick cope is the team manager.
Nov 21, 2017 when they say age is just a number, the picture next to that phrase belongs to derrike cope. I was in awe watching him enter the turn on the low lane, wash up allll the. This eyecatching helmet was used during the 1997 season where cope drove for the fledgling mb2 motorsports operation in the no. Apr 16, 2020 derrick cope nascar driver download from wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Derrike wayne cope born november 3, 1958 is an american professional stock car racing driver and team owner. He currently drives in the nascar nationwide series. Derrike cope was born on november 3, 1958 in spanaway, washington, usa. Derrick cope will have a unique throwback paint scheme for next months bojangles southern 500 at darlington raceway. Get nascar 2020 season stats, career statistics, race results, sponsor info and. Ronald regan was president, johnny carson hosted the academy awards, and apple came out with its first massproduced pc, the macintosh. Derrike cope is just what starcom racing needs there was do much ridicule that we didnt deserve to win daytona but to go back to dover it took everything the team and the driver had to go out and put yourself in a position to win, he said in an interview with altdriver. Derrick cope and ricky rudd ford racing, vintage racing. Driver derrike cope, left, leaves the garage after practice for the nascar monster energy cup auto race at atlanta motor speedway in hampton, ga. Get nascar 2020 season stats, career statistics, race results, sponsor info and more.
The team plans to race all the races in the nationwide and truck series with derrike as the driver, and a limited schedule in the arca remax series for his nieces amber and angela cope, and will also run a part time schedule in the sprint cup series. Click on the site to see derrike cope s career results at that track. He is best known for his win in the 1990 daytona 500. Derrike cope responded by scoring his best career points finish in his first full season driving for bobby allison, bringing the. Derrike cope earned what has been described as the greatest upset in daytona 500 history when he beat dale earnhardt in 1990. Derrike cope in xfinity car explosion at watkins glen race. When they say age is just a number, the picture next to that phrase belongs to derrike cope. Click on the number of races to see individual races for that year. Kasey kahne, greg biffle, mike bliss and derrike cope are all drivers who once called the. The team originally opened as quest motor racing in 2001. Derrike cope doesnt resemble the current nascar poster boys.
Connectyx, cosponsors daytona 500 winning nascar driver. Racing champions black background red series 51 car. Starcom racing will run two cars at this weekends dover nascar cup series race, with 59yearold team manager and 1990 daytona 500 winner derrike cope returning to driving duties. Bojangles back with derrike cope at southern 500 mrn. Sundays race at dover will be copes first race of 2018 as a driver. American race car driver who was the 1990 daytona 500 winner.
Derrike cope, 58, hasnt raced in a nascar cup event since 2009, but hell drive sunday in georgia. Derrike cope to have unique darlington throwback race scheme. Nascar crash nascar race cars derrike cope nascar wrecks nhra racing talladega superspeedway the intimidator daytona international speedway chevrolet monte carlo races at talladega superspeedway often feature some wild and hairraising wrecks, so lets go back and check out some of the wildest wrecks at the 2. Copes days as a fulltime cup driver ended in 1999, when longtime team owner chuck riders effort began to flounder financially, the landscape of the sport began to. Instead of choosing schemes that honor past drivers of the 1980s or 1990s. Click on the year to see the standings for that year. Starcom owner derrike cope to drive second entry at dover. Complete nascar career statistics for derrike cope. Angela christine ruch nee cope, pronounced ruck born august 18, 1983 is an american professional stock car racing driver. During the 2003 winston cup season, the 37 chevrolet attempted. In 1993, former daytona 500 champion derrike cope piloted the no. He is an actor, known for racin for a livin 2006, espn speedworld 1979 and nascar on fox 2001. Copes days as a fulltime cup driver ended in 1999, when longtime team owner chuck riders effort began to flounder financially, the landscape of the sport began to change with the rapid multicar.
Derrike cope, driver of the derrick cope racing chevrolet. Kyle larson makes contact with derrike cope in the pocono 400, sending cope for a spin in the final stage at pocono raceway. Derrike copes car explosion resulted from tire failure. Starcom racing will run two cars at this weekends nascar cup series race at dover, with 58yearold team owner and 1990 daytona 500 winner derrike cope returning to driving duties. Of 424 nascar premierseries starts between 1982 and 2017, cope has twocareer wins, the. Of 424 nascar premierseries starts between 1982 and 2017, cope has twocareer wins, the second of those coming at dover. After richmond, derrike cope has parted ways with his team. Derrike cope to have unique darlington throwback race. Great deals on derrike cope diecast nascar racecars 1. Get the latest race results, news, videos, pictures, win record and more for derrike cope on. Scr was formed after starcom fiber owners, william woehlemann, michael kohler and matthew kohler, were the primary sponsor for derrike cope earlier in the 2017 season. Im thankful to jay robinson and the folks at premium for the opportunity they have given me this season to return to the cup series but the timing is right to pursue other opportunities, derrike cope was quoted on his future. Scr is led by team manager and former daytona 500 champion, derrike cope.
Stay up to date with nascar player news, rumors, updates, analysis and more at fox sports. She is the niece of derrike cope and the sister of amber cope. In 2010 cope will team up with dale clemons as the coowners of the new racing team stratus racing. Salary, married, wedding, spouse, family derrike cope born november 3, 1958 is a nascar driver.
Nascar derrike cope still plugging, still dreaming. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. Driver derrike cope 1990 nascar winston cup results. Feb 17, 2015 cope s days as a fulltime cup driver ended in 1999, when longtime team owner chuck riders effort began to flounder financially, the landscape of the sport began to change with the rapid multicar. Derrick cope nascar driver why theres no downtime for f1 bottas on a great year for his team but a challenging one for him.
Derrick cope nascar driver download from wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scr hit the track in 2017 as a new team in the nascar cup series. Derrike cope stats, race results, wins, news, record, videos. Derrike cope racing crew member danny ketterman works on copes nascar xfinity series race car on tuesday afternoon in the auto club speedway parking lot. Derrike cope returns to drivers seat in second starcom. Connectyx, cosponsors daytona 500 winning nascar driver derrike cope and stratus racing group in this years daytona 500 race week. He last competed parttime in the monster energy nascar cup series, driving the no. Even after all the passing years, i can close my eyes and still feel the sun shining warmly on my face in victory lane, derrike cope often recalls. Mar 16, 2016 derrike cope racing crew member danny ketterman works on copes nascar xfinity series race car on tuesday afternoon in the auto club speedway parking lot. Driver derrike cope of spanaway will compete at nascars. I have spoken at national sales meetings for purolator products.
Cope still competes today, mostly on the nationwide series. Derrike cope born november 3, 1958 is a stock car racing driver in nascar. Derrike cope profile page, biographical information, injury history and news. The oldest driver in the cup series has no plans on. Derrike cope stats, race results, wins, news, record. Derrike cope 2017 at richmond raceway derrike cope.
Derrike cope d, starcom racing00 derrike cope has made 29 darlington raceway starts, but only one of these has come in the last 10 years. The winner of the 1990 daytona 500 said, i wasnt really sure id ever get back. In 1990 derrike cope achieved the biggest upset in daytona. The oldest driver in the cup series has no plans on hanging. Derrike cope spins, wrecks in dover to end day youtube. Derrike cope parts with premium motorsports racing news. Aug 07, 2016 derrike copes car explodes at watkins glen sawyer said nascar has given the car back to cope, who, he said, was uninjured and never in danger despite a major concussion within the engine.1073 130 1223 1179 264 1308 671 757 346 530 63 510 1009 418 1171 1181 1322 112 1459 959 672 138 386 1035 1032 1367 1291 1150 360 1327