30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver, normally in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Like last week, we’re focusing on the 30th place finisher from the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Name: Austin Cindric
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Team: Roush Fenway Racing
- His grandfather, Jim Trueman, was an IndyCar team owner and founded Red Roof Inn.
- Cheating a bit here, but his dad, Tim Cindric, is also the president of Team Penske.
- He went to the Cannon School in Concord, NC.
- Relatedly, he ended up competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway a few hours after graduating high school.
- He’s won the Presidential Fitness Award three times.
- Outside of the car, he enjoys mountain biking, water sports and music.