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Marcos Ambrose
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Ambrose at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2012
Nationality  Australian
Born 1 September 1976 (1976-09-01) (age 45)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Championships 1999 European Formula Ford Champion
2003, 2004 V8 Supercars Champion
Supercars record
Car number 17
Current team DJR Team Penske
Series championships 2 (2003, 2004)
Races 147
Race wins 28
Podium finishes 66
Pole positions 18
NASCAR Cup Series career
227 races run over 7 years
2014 position 23rd
Best finish 18th (2009, 2012)
First race 2008 Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Sonoma)
Last race 2014 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead)
First win 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last win 2012 Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen (Watkins Glen)
Wins Top tens Poles
2 46 3
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
77 races run over 7 years
2014 position 85th
Best finish 8th (2007)
First race 2007 Orbitz 300 (Daytona)
Last race 2014 Zippo 200 at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
First win 2008 Zippo 200 at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Last win 2014 Zippo 200 at the Glen (Watkins Glen)
Wins Top tens Poles
5 18 4
NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series career
22 races run over 1 year
Best finish 21st (2006)
First race 2006 Kroger 250 (Martinsville)
Last race 2006 Ford 200 (Homestead)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 4 1
Statistics current as of 16 November 2014.

Marcos Ambrose (born 1 September 1976) is an Australian former racing driver. He won the Australian V8 Supercar series' championship in 2003 and 2004.

In 2006, Ambrose relocated to the United States to pursue racing in NASCAR, starting with the Camping World Truck Series. He moved up to the Nationwide Series in 2007, and later the Sprint Cup Series in 2008. In 2011, he earned his first Cup Series win at Watkins Glen International, becoming the first Australian driver to win in the highest level of NASCAR, and repeated that win in the following year.

He is known in NASCAR for having won a total of 6 races at Watkins Glen. In the Sprint Cup Series he won at the Glen in 2011 and 2012. In the Nationwide Series he won 3 races at the Glen in 3 years 2008, 2009 and 2010. He won his last race during the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide series at the Glen. It was the only race he ran during that season.

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