Birthday: September 20th, 1967
Hometown: Roxboro, NC
Resides: Troutman, NC
Marital Status: Married to DeeDee
Children: Nicole, Carly, Kierstyn, Dane
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 175 lbs.
1983 - Started Racing Career at South Boston and Orange County Speedway.
1987 - Won Track Championship at South Boston Speedway.
1990 - Track Champion at Orange County Speedway in Street Stocks.
1991 - 2nd in Points With 3 Wins at Orange County Speedway.
1992 - Winston Racing Series Rookie of the Year at Orange County Speedway.
1993 - Best Sportsmanship Award at Orange County Speedway.
1994 - 3 Poles and 18 Top 5's Racing at Different Winston Touring Series Tracks.
1995 - 5 Poles and 2 Wins at Orange County and South Boston Speedways finishing in the top ten in points at both tracks, starting in only half of the races, due to touring other tracks.
1997 - Drove the #15 Austin Foods Chevy in NASCAR's Slim Jim All Pro Series. Scored 1 win at Bristol. The only rookie to win in 1997.
1998 - Drove in the Truck Series and ARCA for Mansion Motorsports.
1999 - Drove for Mansion Motorsports in the Truck Series, ARCA, and Winston Cup Series. Won super late model races at Southern National Speedway.
2000 - Made first career Winston Cup race with Mansion Motorsports at Charlotte, made 3 total Winston Cup races. Raced in ARCA and winning in local super late model races.
2001 - Made 3 Winston Cup races with Mansion Motorsports Dodge. Records best Winston Cup Start & Finish after switching to Dodge. Made first career Busch race. Raced in 2 USAR Pro Cup races.
2002 - Made 2 Winston Cup races and 2 Craftsman Truck races with various Dodge teams. Won the International Truck Challenge Event at Lowes Motor Speedway (the tractor trailer driving competition for the race team's transporter drivers).
2003 - Tested with Petty Enterprises at Daytona. Worked for Travis Carter Enterprises Winston Cup team #66 and #54. Raced in Cup, Busch, and Truck Series.
2004 - Made six NEXTEL Cup races, a career high; including both races at Pocono. Made 2 Busch races; recorded career best Busch Series start and finish, both at Rockingham. Made national news headlines when flipped his only car over at Rockingham in the Cup race.
2005 - Made nine NEXTEL Cup races with McGlynn Racing. Long recorded two top-25 starts, including a career-best 20th at Atlanta. Carl also qualified for both Bristol and Dover events on the schedule.
2006 - Qualified for Bristol NEXTEL Cup race in Fall. Also qualified for six Busch Series races, one Truck Series race at Charlotte, and one Hooters Pro Cup race at Bristol. Long won the championship late model race at Orange County Speedway.
2007 - Qualified for 3 ARCA races, with a top 10 finish at Gateway. Also qualified for 2 Nationwide Series races. Ran 8 USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series races, with a 2nd place finish at Concord.
2008 - Qualified for 2 Nationwide Series races, including one with his own start-up Nationwide team. Also finished on the lead lap in the Sprint Showdown. Ran full USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series schedule, with one top 5 and 3 top 10's.
2009 - Started 2nd in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Showdown due to qualifying being rained out and the field set by the qualifying draw.
2010 - Drove in the debut races of
Fleur-de-Lis Motorsports in the Nationwide Series.
Carl qualified for Michigan and Richmond, with a best
start of 31st and best finish of 31st. Also qualified
Fred Bickford’s Dodge into the race at Gateway.
Made 10 starts in the Camping World Truck
Series, including 7 with Daisy Ramirez Motorsports and
2 with Team Gill Racing. In the #01 truck, Carl led a
lap at Kansas and had a lead lap, 11th place
finish at Dover, a career high.
2011 - Made the field for 25
Nationwide Series races, driving Chevrolets and Fords
for Rick Ware Racing. Had strong qualifying runs at
Bristol and Texas, securing 22nd and 26th place
starts, respectively. Finished 28th at Bristol, a
season best and tying his career best. Also started a
Camping World Truck Series race at Dover.
2012 - Qualified for 9 Nationwide
Series races with Rick Ware Racing. Best start of 32nd
twice (Atlanta and Dover).
Started 12 Nationwide Series races (5 with Rick Ware
Racing and 7 with Mike Harmon Racing). Qualified 24th
at Phoenix. Finished 28th at Kentucky, again tying his
career best. Most recent Camping World Truck Series
start to date in Montreal, driving for SS Green Light
2014 - Made 16
Nationwide Series races for several different teams,
including 4 starts in JGL Racing’s #93. MBM
Motorsports debuted the #13 car, with Carl qualifying
it into both Dover races and Michigan. Tied career
best finish for the fifth time with a 28th place at
2015 - First full
season for the two car MBM Motorsports team (#13 and
#40). Carl drove in 15 races, and scored an Xfinity
Series career best finish of 26th at Kentucky.
2016 - The two car MBM effort
continued for a second full season. Carl started 12
races, earning Top 30 finishes at both Talladega and
Charlotte. Made his 100th Xfinity Series start at
2017 - Carl made his long-awaited
return to NASCAR's premier series, qualifying the #66 Chevrolet at
Kansas and finishing 31st, his second-best career Cup finish. He raced
in the Monster Energy Open and finished 17th. Carl also raced at two
historic tracks on the Cup schedule later in the year. His start at
Martinsville was his first race in the premier series at that track.
In addition to fielding the Cup car at more than 10 events, MBM Motorsports
competed in its third full-time season of the Xfinity Series with both cars.
Carl qualified for 11 races and scored a 27th place at Bristol, his second-best
finish in the series.
Career Wins: 49