What do Daytona 500 champ Austin Cindric and Robby Gordon have in common? They’re the only drivers with NASCAR Cup Series wins and X Games medals. Thanks to rallycross and Stadium Super Trucks, the NASCAR/X Games overlap is quite deep.
Nick Baumgartner now has a special title: racing drivers with an Olympic medal. The off-road veteran, who scored a Stadium Super Trucks podium in 2013, and Lindsey Jacobellis won the Winter Olympics gold in mixed snowboard cross for Team USA.
Of the 8 NASCAR Xfinity and Truck drivers fighting for championships this weekend, 3—Sheldon Creed, Zane Smith, and Brett Moffit—have driven a Stadium Super Truck. Creed and Xfinity regular season champ Austin Cindric have also won X Games off-road medals.