Ryan Gifford (D4D)

ryanBirthday: March 10, 1989
Hometown: Winchester, Tennessee
Series: NASCAR K&N Pro Series East; Car No. 2
Twitter: @ryangifford2
Instagram: @ryangifford2
Facebook: facebook.com/ryan.gifford.35
Personal Website: www.ryangifford.com

Ryan Gifford, 24, is competing in his fifth season with Rev Racing under NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program. Gifford’s 2013 season consisted of 14 starts, earning four top 5 and six top 10 finishes; one of which was his first K&N Pro Series East win at Richmond International Raceway. 2013 also proved to be a milestone year for Gifford as he was invited to race in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. In his Nationwide Series debut, Gifford started 23rd and finished ninth. He finished the 2013 season 11th in the rankings.

The Tennessee native knew he wanted to make racing a career even before he made the transition from karts to dirt late-models at the young age of 15. He found success early and often, earning three poles and four top 5 finishes in his debut season racing late models. He continued racing dirt late models until 2006 when he caught the attention of Mike Dillon who, at the time, served as Richard Childress Racing’s (RCR) Vice President of Competition. Gifford subsequently began racing for RCR until he joined NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program in 2009.

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