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Tommy Ellis
Person

Born:  August 8, 1947
Hometown:  Richmond, Virginia, USA

A race car driver.

His accomplishments include:
1988 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series Champion

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Photographs
Article Index
Merchandise
Racing Record


Photographs

Tommy Ellis 1984 at Pocono 1984
The Morgam-McClure car at Pocono in 1984.
Photo by Mike Traverse
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Champion Spark Plug 400 1986 Champion Spark Plug 400
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Champion Spark Plug 400 1986 Champion Spark Plug 400
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Goody's 500 1986 Goody's 500
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Goody's 500 1986 Goody's 500
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Goody's 500 1986 Goody's 500
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1986 Tommy Ellis Car at the 1986 Goody's 500 1986 Goody's 500
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Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
February 17, 2006NASCAR Media Conference: Busch Series 25th AnniversaryChuck Bown
Tommy Ellis
Jack Ingram
Larry Pearson


Merchandise

Collectable Cards

Card Set List

Set & #CardDetails
1992 Maxx 97Tommy EllisBuick


Racing Record

Racing Record Notes

Winston Cup Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
19769310010000$1,335
19816322740011$13,475
19827513020000$3,220
19838011810000$4,350
1984311738200001$44,315
1985341100140001$27,695
1986232393240003$77,310
19875828640000$16,535
1988913720000$3,125
19896311530000$15,385
1990106010000$3,050
19917010020000$13,250


Budweiser Late Model Sportsman Series/
Busch Late Model Sportsman Series/
Busch Grand National Career Statistics

YearPos.PointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5Top 10Winnings
19823387329011316$21,790
19834492935071621$81,560
1984241440140134$30,545
1985162065150579$64,588
19866815520000$5,948
1987301362150112$14,240
1988Champion428130031220$121,045
19893394529031118$173,267
1990738293101513$171,753
1991331253130012$52,776
199243841100000$15,710
19938315510011$3,100
19944675390002$22,610


Win List

DateSeriesRaceTrack
August 7, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGene Lovelace 200Langley Speedway
March 13, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMountain Dew 400Hickory Motor Speedway
April 16, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesWDVA 200South Boston Speedway
June 4, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBusch 200South Boston Speedway
June 11, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesShoney's 200Hickory Motor Speedway
June 25, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesRose's Stores 200South Boston Speedway
July 23, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 200South Boston Speedway
September 11, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 400North Wilkesboro Speedway
September 8, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 150Richmond Faigrounds Raceway
May 4, 1985Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesHampton Chevrolet 200Langley Speedway
June 1, 1985Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesRose's Stores 200South Boston Speedway
August 3, 1985Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesBusch Country 200Langley Speedway
September 7, 1985Busch Late Model Sportsman Series7-Eleven 150Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway
October 27, 1985Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesWinn-Dixie 500Martinsville Speedway
May 16, 1987Busch Grand NationalBusch 200South Boston Speedway
April 30, 1988Busch Grand NationalHampton Chevrolet 200Langley Speedway
June 25, 1988Busch Grand NationalGranger Select 200Louisville Motor Speedway
July 30, 1988Busch Grand NationalBusch Country 200Langley Speedway
March 12, 1989Busch Grand NationalMiller High Life 500 ClassicMartinsville Speedway
May 6, 1989Busch Grand NationalBusch 200South Boston Speedway
July 22, 1989Busch Grand NationalPepsi 200Hickory Motor Speedway
July 15, 1990Busch Grand NationalBudweiser 200New Hampshire International Speedway


Race-by-Race Record

DateSeriesRaceTrackMake#SponsorStartFinishStatusPointsEarnings
September 19, 1976Winston CupDelaware 500Dover International SpeedwayFord10Champion3121Running100/0$1,335
September 13, 1981Winston CupWrangler SanforSet 400Richmond International RacewayChevrolet55Industrial Boilers626Out (No Brakes)90/5$635
September 27, 1981Winston CupOld Dominion 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet55Industrial Boilers1530Out (Accident)73/0$600
October 11, 1981Winston CupNational 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayChevrolet55Industrial Boilers224RunningPE$11,400
November 8, 1981Winston CupAtlanta Journal 500Atlanta Motor SpeedwayChevrolet55Industrial Boilers733Out (Engine Failure)64/0$840
February 13, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 300Daytona International SpeedwayPontiac12Industrial Boiler1022Out (Engine)97/0$3,125
February 20, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesEastern 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac1225Out (DNF)88/0$1,000
February 21, 1982Winston CupRichmond 400Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayChevrolet12Industrial Boilers1711Running130/0$1,610
March 13, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSoutheastern 150Bristol International SpeedwayPontiac36113Running165/0$2,400
March 28, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesDogwood 500Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac1233Out (DNF)64/0$1,270
April 3, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesTranssouth 200Darlington Raceway1215Running118/0$1,700
April 10, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMountain Dew 300Hickory SpeedwayPontiac1220Out (DNF)103/0$1,150
April 18, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBusch 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac1214Out (DNF)121/0$1,225
April 23, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBudweiser 200Caraway SpeedwayPontiac1211Running130/0$1,350
May 2, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSpring 200Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac123165/0$2,900
May 8, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesHampton Chevrolet 200Langley SpeedwayPontiac1216Out (DNF)115/0$1,170
May 15, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSportsman 200Dover Downs International SpeedwayPontiac12Industrial Boiler74Running160/0$3,100
May 23, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSunkist 200Hickory Speedway1210Running134/0$1,400
May 29, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMello Yello 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayPontiac124Running160/0
June 11, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesVan Scoy 500Asheville SpeedwayPontiac122Running170/0
June 19, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesWinston 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac122Running170/0
June 26, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesRoses Stores 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac1216Out (DNF)115/0
June 27, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 200North Carolina Motor SpeedwayPontiac1229Out (DNF)76/0
July 7, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 200Caraway SpeedwayPontiac127Running146/0
July 24, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesLowe's 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac123Running165/0
August 1, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac122Running170/0
August 7, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGene Lovelace 200Langley SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0
August 13, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesKroger 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkPontiac122Running170/0
August 27, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesPet Diary 150Bristol International SpeedwayPontiac124Running160/0
September 4, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBobby Issac Memorial 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac127Running146/0
September 11, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesHarvest 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac1215Out (DNF)118/0
September 12, 1982Winston CupWrangler SanforSet 400Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayChevrolet12Industrial Boilers1411RunningPE$1,610
September 25, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesAutumn 150Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac124Running160/0
October 9, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayPontiac1238Out (DNF)49/0
October 17, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSouthern Auto Racing News 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac122Running170/0
October 31, 1982Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCardinal 250Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac1225Out ()88/0
February 19, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 300Daytona International SpeedwayPontiac12Industrial Boiler107Running146/0$12,150
February 26, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesEastern 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac1216Out (DNF)115/0$975
March 5, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 200North Carolina Motor SpeedwayPontiac121111Running130/0$1,770
March 13, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMountain Dew 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0$3,000
March 20, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 500Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac1239Running138/0$1,775
April 3, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesHolly Farms Fried Chicken 3-99North Wilkesboro SpeedwayPontiac1213Out (DNF)124/0$1,100
April 16, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesWDVA 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0$2,500
April 30, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayPontiac1224Out (DNF)91/0$700
May 7, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesHampton Chevrolet 250Langley SpeedwayPontiac1219Out (DNF)106/0$725
May 14, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSportsman 200Dover Downs International SpeedwayPontiac12118Running142/0$2,200
May 21, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSoutheastern 150Bristol International SpeedwayPontiac1253Running165/0$2,400
May 28, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMello Yello 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayPontiac1234Out (DNF)61/0$3,235
May 29, 1983Winston CupWorld 600Charlotte Motor SpeedwayBuick32Big Daddy's BBQ3515Running118/0$4,350
June 4, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBusch 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0$2,500
June 11, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesShoney's 200Hickory Speedway12WINRunning180/0$2,500
June 18, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesL.D. Swain & Son 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac122Running170/0$2,150
June 25, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesRose's Stores 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0$3,000
July 2, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMason Day Paving 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac1216Out (DNF)115/0$770
July 6, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's Invitational 200Caraway SpeedwayPontiac1220Out (DNF)103/0$720
July 9, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller High Life 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac126Running150/0$1,300
July 23, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12WINRunning180/0$2,500
July 30, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac1253Running165/0$1,500
August 6, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesVirginia 200Langley Speedway123Running165/0$1,500
August 13, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesKroger 200Indianapolis Raceway ParkPontiac1255Running155/0$2,850
August 20, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesDapco Auto Parts 200Greenville-Pickens SpeedwayPontiac1214Out (DNF)121/0$825
August 26, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesFree Service Tire Stores 150Bristol International SpeedwayPontiac1243Running165/0$2,400
September 3, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBobby Isaac/Pepsi 400Hickory SpeedwayPontiac124Running160/0$1,350
September 4, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesDarlington 250Darlington RacewayPontiac12107Running146/0$3,300
September 10, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac1212Running170/0$3,250
September 11, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesCoca-Cola 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayPontiac123WINOut ()180/0$3,250
September 17, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller High Life Invitational 300South Boston SpeedwayPontiac124Running160/0$2,450
September 24, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMartinsville Autumn 150Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac12525Out ()88/0$975
October 1, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesSoloman Enterprises 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac1216Out (DNF)115/0$925
October 8, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 300Charlotte Motor SpeedwayPontiac121312Running127/0$6,700
October 16, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesBenny Yount Chrysler-Plymouth 200Hickory SpeedwayPontiac1219Out (DNF)106/0$725
October 30, 1983Budweiser Late Model Sportsman SeriesMartinsville Cardinal 500 ClassicMartinsville SpeedwayPontiac12331Out (Engine)70/0$1,590
February 18, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesGoody's 300Daytona International SpeedwayOldsmobile12Thomas Bros. Country Ham2235Out (Overheating)58/0$4,780
February 25, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesWrangler Jeans 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac12Ellis Racing115Out (Ball Joint)118/0$1,750
March 3, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesKomfort Koach 200North Carolina Motor SpeedwayPontiac12Ellis Racing2127Out (Head Gasket)82/0$2,300
March 11, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMountain Dew 400Hickory Motor SpeedwayPontiac12Ellis Racing16Running150/0$2,200
March 25, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 500Martinsville SpeedwayPontiac12Hoehns & Eanes129Out (Steering)76/0$2,370
April 1, 1984Winston CupValleydale 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure2128Out (Brakes)PE$650
April 8, 1984Winston CupNorthwestern Bank 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1529Out (Engine Failure)76/0$835
April 14, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesDixie Cup 200Darlington RacewayPontiac12Ellis Racing1615Out (Accident)118/0$2,695
April 15, 1984Winston CupTranSouth 500Darlington RacewayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure3823Out (Oil Leak)PE$2,050
April 21, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMason Day Paving 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac12Corvette Center32Running170/0$2,400
April 29, 1984Winston CupSovran Bank 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1129Out (Valve)76/0$2,310
May 6, 1984Winston CupWinston 500Talladega SuperspeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure2213Running124/0$5,200
May 12, 1984Winston CupCoors 420Nashville International RacewayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1914Running121/0$1,425
May 27, 1984Winston CupWorld 600Charlotte Motor SpeedwayChevrolet4Diet Connection1514Running121/0$5,770
June 2, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesBusch 200South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12Corvette Center523Out (Oil Leak)94/0$455
June 17, 1984Winston CupMiller 400Michigan International SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure3038Out (Engine Failure)49/0$1,350
June 23, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesRose's Stores 300South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12Corvette Center725Out (No Brakes)88/0$490
July 4, 1984Winston CupPepsi FireCracker 400Daytona International SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure714Running121/0$3,950
July 7, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller High Life 200Orange County SpeedwayPontiac12Corvette Center312Out (Flat Tire)127/0$650
July 14, 1984Winston CupPepsi 420Nashville International RacewayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1311Running130/0$1,950
July 22, 1984Winston CupSummer 500Pocono RacewayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1734Out (Accident)61/0$1,450
July 29, 1984Winston CupTalladega 500Talladega SuperspeedwayChevrolet4Jim Magill59Running143/5$5,950
August 12, 1984Winston CupChampion 400Michigan International SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure3336Out (Handling)55/0$1,200
August 18, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller High Life 300South Boston SpeedwayPontiac12Corvette Center43Running165/0$2,950
August 24, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesFree Service Tires 200Bristol International SpeedwayPontiac36Loven Racing918Out (Transmission)109/0$725
August 25, 1984Winston CupBusch 500Bristol Motor SpeedwayChevrolet4Morrell Datsun828Out (Brakes)79/0$890
September 2, 1984Winston CupSouthern 500Darlington RacewayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure2719Running106/0$3,010
September 8, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesMiller Time 150Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayPontiac12Ellis Racing11Running0$5,800
September 9, 1984Winston CupWrangler SanforSet 400Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayChevrolet4Powhatan Maintenance1815Running118/0$1,630
September 16, 1984Winston CupDelaware 500Dover International SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure2434Out (Engine Failure)61/0$860
September 23, 1984Winston CupGoody's 500Martinsville SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1417Out (Rear End)112/0$1,525
October 7, 1984Winston CupMiller 500Charlotte Motor SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure2233Out (Transmission)64/0$1,115
October 14, 1984Winston CupHolly Farms 400North Wilkesboro SpeedwayChevrolet4Morgan-McClure1114Running121/0$1,195
October 28, 1984Busch Late Model Sportsman SeriesCardinal 500 ClassicMartinsville SpeedwayPontiac12Ellis Racing226Out (Engine)85/0$980




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