Thunder Road SpeedBowl
Driver of the Day - Tyler Austin

Driver of the Day: Tyler Austin

Tyler Austin’s list of accomplishments during his rookie season includes being the Allen Lumber Street Stock Rookie of the Year, receiving the Doc Nielsen Rookie Award, and claiming 9th in the final standings. This youngster was a quick learner who drove respectfully all season long as he watched the veterans. His improvement was apparent in his back-to-back podium finishes in the latter half of the season. He came out on top in one of the most competitive rookie battles in Street Stock history which helped him earn the Nielsen Rookie Award. The Doc Nielsen Rookie Award was created in honor of Dr. Gordon “Doc” Nielsen. It serves as a way to acknowledge the top rookie driver across all divisions who displays characteristics of a competitor who will benefit the sport for years to come.

2013 Stats – 9th Place
Starts – 17
Wins – 0
Top 5s – 2
Top 10s – 6
Avg. Fin. – 12.0