About Quin Houff - Born: 9/15/97 - Hometown: Weyers Cave, VA
With 50 professional career starts in just 3 years, NASCAR Driver Quin Houff has raced his way to the Cup Series with determination and Virginia-style work ethic. Coming from a family business of 80 years strong, Houff knows the value of loyalty and getting your elbows greasy. Houff’s zeal for racing started small with go-karts with his father. Since, his excitement grew and his family helped him begin his lifelong passion at the young age of 8. Although Houff enjoys golf, the outdoors, and spending time with his family, racing has always taken the driver’s seat in his life. Now, Houff is making a raucous in the big leagues.
Houff has shown impressive results already in NASCAR’s top two series with a 12th place finish at Iowa, and a 28th finish at The Charlotte 600 (NASCAR’s longest race). He even banked a Top 15 finish at Bristol Motor Speedway (NASCAR’s fastest short track). Most recently in October 2020, Quin finished 13th at Talladega. 2020 marked Houff’s first full time season in NASCAR’s Premier Cup Series as he campaigned for Sunoco Rookie of the Year.
2020 - NASCAR Cup Series #00
Quin joined StarCom Racing for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, running for Rookie of The Year. With practice becoming non-existent after the break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Quin and team endured a tough season but nonetheless had some great runs in one of the toughest seasons to be a Rookie in NASCAR history. He earned a career best finish of 13th at Talladega in October 2020.
2019 - NASCAR Cup Series #77/#27/#15
In 2019, Quin Houff made the biggest jump in his career by competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on a part-time basis. Houff spent most of his season driving the No. 77 Chevrolet, and added some races split between the No. 27 and No. 15 Chevrolet entries. In seventeen starts, Houff earned a career-best 28th place finish at the Coca Cola 600 in Charlotte – the tour’s longest race.
2018 - NASCAR Xfinity Series #15/ ARCA #98
2018 saw Houff add more ARCA Racing Series & NASCAR Xfinity Series starts under his belt, preparing himself to run a diverse schedule with all different types of tracks. On the ARCA side of things, Quin found himself running up front and contending for wins week-in and week-out, with three Top-10 finishes and a best-career of sixth at Charlotte. Later on in the season, Quin made the move to the NASCAR Xfinity Series, where he earned a season-best finish of 14th place at Kansas Speedway.
2017 - NASCAR Xfinity Series #46/ ARCA #98
At just the tender age of nineteen years old, Quin’s success at the grass roots racing divisions opened the door for opportunities on the bigger scale. Houff competed in his first ARCA Racing Series event at Daytona, but was unfortunately taken out in a late race crash. As the 2017 season progressed, Houff aligned with the No. 46 team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series to gain experience on the bigger and faster tracks throughout the United States. In five NXS starts that season, Quin impressed many by earning two Top-15 finishes including a best-career finish of 12th at Iowa Speedway.
Quin began racing Late Model Stocks around Virginia and North Carolina in 2012, running at tracks like Motor Mile, South Boston and Southern National. In 2015 Quin took part in the inaugural CARS Tour Series, racing a Super Late Model for LFR Development. Quin ended up winning his first major race with a win at Tri-County in early 2015, and followed that up with a second win in 2016 at Southern National, racing against future fellow NASCAR drivers like Christopher Bell, Harrison Burton, Raphael Lessard and Zane Smith. He also competed in crown jewel events like the Winchester 400, The Snowball Derby and the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown.