NHRA Driver
Michael Phillips
Phillips
  • Date of birth:
    October 19, 1967
  • Hometown:
    Baton Rouge, La.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Phillips Racing/Attitude Apparel Suzuki
  • Crew Chief:
    Michael Phillips
  • Career Wins: 7
    PSB: 7
  • Career Final Rounds: 15
    PSB: 15
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.855
  • Career Best Speed:
    197.65
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Raced to a quarterfinal finish at Norwalk
  • 2012: Advanced to one quarterfinal
  • 2011: Qualified for the Countdown Playoffs for the third straight season; Raced to one win in four final-round appearances
  • 2010: Had a career-best three wins during the season; Posted his first career No. 1 qualifying position at Englishtown with a second in Denver; Made second appearance in the playoffs; Posted career-best time and speed
  • 2009: Qualified for all 17 races; Raced to one victory in three finals; Earned third career victory by winning at Memphis; Made first appearance in the Playoffs; Posted career-best time and speed
  • 2008: Qualified for six of seven events; Advanced to second round in Pomona
  • 2006: Had a runner-up finish in St. Louis; Posted career-best time and speed records
  • 2004: Advanced to the semifinal round of three races (Chicago 1, St. Louis, Pomona 2); Finished in the top-10 in final standings for the first time since resuming riding in 2000
  • 2003: Earned his first victory since 1995; established career-best elapsed time and speed
  • 2002: Competed in his first full season of racing since 1995; Advanced to the semifinal round at Pomona 2
  • 1995: Notched first career-win; Runner up at Atlanta; Tied career-best with second straight fifth place finish in the final standings
  • 1994: Made first career final round appearance, earning runner-up finish at Gainesville; Finished a career-best fifth in the final standings
  • 1993: Advanced to the semifinal in his professional debut; Qualified for all 11 races

Personal
  • Marital status: Single
  • Son: Joshua; Daughters: Megan, Mikel
  • Height/weight: 5´10”, 165 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Fishing
  • Owns a motorcycle performance shop in Louisiana

 
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