About

Brian Shirley

About Brian

Team Owner: Bob Cullen Racing
Car #: 3s
Chassis: Rocket
Engine: Durham Racing Engine

Quick Facts
HometownChatham, IL
Racing Since1996
SpouseShannon
ChildrenBrinley, Drue, Briar
Birthday4/2

Brian Shirley Career Stats

2021 STATS:
Wins – 10
- 33 Top-5's
- 46 Top-10's

2020 STATS:
Wins – 13
- DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion
- DIRTcar National Late Model Champion
- MARS Racing Series Champion

2019 STATS:
Wins – 16
- DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion
- DIRTcar National Late Model Champion

2018 STATS:
- DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion

2014 STATS:
Events – 74
Wins – 6
Top 5s – 22
Top 10s – 43
-3 Hell Tour Wins

2013 STATS:
-Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic / Mars Racing Series

2012 STATS:
Events – 64
Wins – 12
Top 5s – 39
Top 10s – 47
- DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champion
- DIRTcar National Points Champion
-Midwest Speed “Driver of the Year”
-Checkers/Wreckers “Driver of the Year”
-Quick Six Dash for Cash presented by Richard Robinson
-Budweiser Super Late Model Series (2)
-5th Annual Don Bohlander Tribute / Corn Belt Clash Series
-Herald & Review 100
-Show-Me 100 Manufacturers Dash
-Summer Nationals Wins: Brownstown, IL / Peoria, IL / Macon, IL / Fairbury, IL / Quincy, IL

2011 STATS:
Events – 47
Wins – 5
Top 5s – 15
Top 10s – 26
-Tri-State Challenge Win: Paducah, KY
-Prarie Dirt Shootout: Fairbury, IL
-15th in $100,000 Dream: New Weston, OH (90 Competitors Participating)
-6th in $50,000 USA Nationals: New Richmond, WI
-11th in $40,000 Knoxville Nationals: Knoxville, IA (62 Competitors Participating)
-Local Wins: Farmer City, IL (2) / Granite City, IL

2010 STATS:
Events – 48
Wins – 12
Top 5s – 10
Top 10s – 11
Fast Time – 7
-6 Monster Midwest Wins: Lincoln, IL / Farmer City, IL / Danville, IL / Granite City, IL (2) / Kankakee, IL
-Fall Nationals: New Weston, OH
-SRRS Win: Clarksville, TN
-Summer Nationals Win: Charleston, IL
-Prarie Dirt Shootout: Fairbury, IL
-Local Wins: 2

2009 STATS:
Events – 35
Wins – 3
-USA World 50: Paducah, KY

2008 STATS:
Events – 55
Wins – 6
Top 5s – 16
Top 10s – 28
-Summer Nationals Wins: Sedalia, MO / Brownstown, IN / Lincoln, IL
-USA World 50: Paducah, KY
-2nd in Summer Nationals Points
-4th in UMP National Points
-6th in the World 100: New Weston, OH
-8th in Hillbilly 100: Middlebourne, WV

2007 STATS:
Events – 60
Wins – 9
Top 5s -24
Top 10s – 35
-9th in WoO Points and ROY Runner Up
-1st WoO Win: Lincoln, IL
-3rd at the Show-Me 100: West Plains, MO
-Runner-Up at the Pittsburgher 100: Imperial, PA
-Qualified for the Dream in 1st Attempt: New Weston, OH
-Track Record Holder: Drummondville, QC Canada
-Tri-Track Challenge Win: Pevely, MO

2006 STATS:
Events – 63
Wins – 12
Top 5s – 28
Top 10s – 38
Quick Times – 5
Heat/Dash Wins – 19
-$35,000 Knoxville Nationals: Knoxville, IA
-Larry Phillips Memorial: Lebanon, MO
-USA World 50: Paducah, KY
-Tri-Track Challenge Win: Pevely, MO
-Illinois Fall Nationals: Springfield, IL
-3 UMP/MARS Clash Tour Wins
-8th in UMP National points

2005 STATS:
-One of 24 competitors to qualify for the famed Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals
-$15,000 Kevin Roderick Memorial Runner-Up
-Highest Paying Career Win (To Date) at the UMP Summer Nationals Finale/”Birthday Race” at Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, OH
-4th in UMP Summer Nationals Points
-First Attempt at the Full 29-event, Month-Long Summer Nationals Tour

2004 STATS:
-NALMS Champion
-NALMS ROY
-3rd in NALMS Illinois Speedweek Points
-3rd in NALMS Indiana Speedweek Points
-9th in UMP National Late Model Points (1,063 Competitors Participating)
-3rd in UMP Challenge of Champions Series Points
-8th in UMP Indiana State Championship Points
-2 NALMS Wins
-3 UMP Wins: Summernationals (1)

2003 STATS:
-16th in UMP National Late Model Points (1,091 Competitors Participating)
-7th in UMP Illinois State Championship Points
-3rd in UMP Challenge of Champions Series Points
-6 UMP Wins

2002 STATS:
-11th in UMP National Late Model Points (1,193 Competitors Participating)
-3rd in UMP Illinois State Championship Points
-UMP ROY
-Macon Speedway Late Model Track Champion
-Bud Shootout Win
-2 UMP Wins
-First Full Season in Dirt Late Models

2001 STATS:
-Embarked on Auto Racing Career in UMP Modifieds

1999 STATS:
-Injured While Competing for the AMA Title

1998 STATS:
-AMA 600cc National Champion
-AMA 600cc National Hot Shoe Champion
-IMDA Rider of the Year

1996 STATS:
-AMA 500cc District 17 Champion
-500cc Track Champion
-AMA 250cc District 17 Champion
-250cc Track Champion

1995 STATS:
-AMA 125cc National Champion
-AMA 125cc Florida State Champion
-AMA 125cc District 17 Champion

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  • Wins3
  • Top 518
  • Top 1032
Hoker Trucking
Thomason Express
JJ Ventures Gaming
Bass Livestock Nutrition
Allgaier Performance Parts
Integra Racing Shocks
East Central Coin
Cheers Chilton
Central Petroleum Company
Durham Racing Engines
Rocket xR1
Jayco Construction
Budweiser Larry’s Distributing
Hope For A Cure
Midwest Sheet Metal
Ted Brown Quality Paint  Body
Peterson Fluid Systems
VP Race Fuels
Hooker Harness
Willy’s Carburetor  Dyno Shop
Fast Shafts
Keyser Manufacturing
Dyers Top Rods
Wehrs Machine
Sweet MFG
Swift Springs USA
Allstar Performance
The Joie of Seating
Simpson Race Products
Hoosier Racing Tires
Quarter Master
Wilwood
KKM
Speedwerx Inc/Energy Release
Daugherty Motorsports
Multi Fire
Strange Oval
FK Rod Ends
KBC Graphics
Earnhardt Technologies Group
MyRacePass