Bobby Santos    44

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Owner Mike Curb
Crew Chief Steve Lemay
Birthdate Oct. 3, 1985
Hometown Franklin, Mass.
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Bobby Santos

No. 44 Tinio Corp./Dan Kelley Victory Lane Stables/Curb Records Chevrolet (LFR)

Career Highlights

  • The 2010 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion
  • Earned first career win at Thompson in 2007

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Statistics

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2004 37 8 0 0 0 2
2006 66 1 0 0 0 0
2007 25 11 1 0 4 6
2008 31 7 0 0 1 4
2009 50 2 0 0 0 0
2010 1 14 4 4 9 11
2011 8 16 1 3 5 7
2012 20 9 2 1 4 5
2013 13 12 2 5 7 8
2014 6 13 3 3 5 7
2015 11 14 0 0 5 8
2016 12 12 1 0 2 5
TOTALS   119 14 16 42 63

WINS:  14 - Thompson (10/14/07), Thompson 4/11/10), Stafford 5/28/10), Martinsville (6/6/10), Stafford (10/3/10), Stafford (5/1/11), Stafford (9/30/12), Thompson (10/14/12), Stafford (4/28/13), Thompson (8/15/13), Stafford (4/27/14), Waterford (6/21/14), New Hampshire (7/12/14), Thompson (6/15/16)

POLES:  16 - Thompson (4/11/10), Stafford (5/1/10), Stafford (5/28/10), Thompson (10/17/10), Thompson (4/10/11), New Hampshire (8/13/11), Bristol (8/24/11), Stafford (5/25/12), Stafford (4/28/13), Stafford (6/14/13), Stafford (8/2/13), Thompson (8/15/13), Thompson (10/20/13), Stafford (6/6/14), Stafford (8/8/14), Stafford (9/28/14)

Year-by-year Whelen Modified Tour Recap

2015: Competed in all but one of the 15 events and turned in eight top 10s with a best finish of third on three occasions.  2014: Turned in a tour-high three wins and three poles to finish sixth in points ... Victories came in the Stafford Spring Sizzler, Waterford and the summer New Hampshire event ... Became just the fourth different driver to win the Sizzler in back-to-back seasons.  2013: Recorded two wins, a career-high five poles and eight top-10 finishes in 12 starts ... Won the Stafford Spring Sizzler and the August Thompson race from the pole ... Led a tour-high 450 laps ... Finished 13th in points despite not attending two races.  2012: Competed in nine of 14 events and finished 20th in the standings thanks to wins in the last two races of the season, the Stafford Fall Final and Thompson World Series ... Had five total top-10 finishes ... Earned the pole for the May race at Stafford.  2011: Finished eighth in points with seven top 10s in 16 outings ... Won the Stafford Spring Sizzler and earned poles at the Thompson Icebreaker, August New Hampshire and Bristol.  2010: First full-time season netted his first career Whelen Modified Tour title ... Recorded four wins, four poles and 11 top 10s in 14 races ... Set track qualifying records at Thompson in the Icebreaker and at Stafford in the Spring Sizzler.  2009: Made a pair of starts in his family-owned car.  2008: Raced in seven events and finished 31st in points.  2007: Started a career-high 11 events and finished 25th in points ... Registered first career win at the Thompson World Series.  2006: Made just one appearance.  2004: Debuted in the tour with eight starts.

Noteworthy

Third generation New England driver who got his start in racing at the age of four years old ... Has driven 23 different styles of race cars, including USAC, ARCA, NASCAR Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series.