Pardus in 2019
|Born||February 15, 1997|
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
|Achievements||2017 SCCA National Championship Runoffs champion (Spec Miata)|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|2 races run over 1 year|
|Car no., team||No. 43 (Pardus Racing Inc.)|
|First race||2019 CTECH Manufacturing 180|
|Last race||2019 Drive for the Cure 250 (Charlotte Roval)|
|Statistics current as of September 28, 2019.|
Preston Pardus (born February 15, 1997) is an American professional racing driver. He currently competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro for Pardus Racing Inc. Also a sports car racer, Pardus won the Spec Miata class at the 2017 SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
Racing Spec Miatas, Pardus won the 2017 SCCA National Championship Runoffs on a last-lap pass. In 2019, Pardus started the Super Tour off with a win at Sebring International Raceway in January, competing in the Central Florida region of the SCCA.
In August 2019, Pardus made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut in the 2019 CTECH Manufacturing 180 at Road America. While the start came with his family Pardus Racing Inc. team, Pardus' car was an old Chip Ganassi Racing chassis, was powered by an Earnhardt Childress Engines engine, and the at-track effort was headed by Tony Furr, who served as crew chief.
Motorsports career results
SCCA National Championship Runoffs
|2015||Daytona||Mazda Miata||Mazda||Spec Miata||19||5||Running|
|2017||Indianapolis||Mazda Miata||Mazda||Spec Miata||1||2||Running|
|2018||Sonoma||Mazda Miata||Mazda||Spec Miata||5||10||Running|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series results|
|2019||Pardus Racing Inc.||43||Chevy||DAY||ATL||LVS||PHO||CAL||TEX||BRI||RCH||TAL||DOV||CLT||POC||MCH||IOW||CHI||DAY||KEN||NHA||IOW||GLN||MOH||BRI||ROA
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- Kelly, Godwin. "Volusia's Pardus Racing seeks to make NASCAR debut in in[sic] Xfinity race". Daytona Beach News-Journal. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
- Kelly, Godwin (May 8, 2013). "Family affair: Former NASCAR driver Pardus introduces his kids to Daytona". The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
- "Preston Pardus - 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series". Racing Reference. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
- Preston Pardus driver statistics at Racing-Reference