Aside from the 2011 Brickyard 400, the win was Menard's biggest of his career, as Menard had grown up a few miles from the track. [8] On September 10, 2019, Menard announced his retirement from full-time racing after the 2019 season. In the Coke Zero 400, Menard ran up front late and came home 3rd, barely behind Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Clint Bowyer. At Talladega in the fall, Menard had the best run of his career leading laps and coming home with a strong second-place finish. He continues to compete in IIRA events in and around Wisconsin. In 2003, he joined Andy Petree Racing, and there he competed in NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch, and the Craftsman Truck Series. The family later welcomed another child, a son, in November 2017. It was believed that his accident was intentional, intended to assist his teammate Kevin Harvick who later won the race against Jeff Gordon who would have won if the caution did not come out. In his first ARCA start at Salem Speedway, he qualified second and finished fourth. Currently, he resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, and he lives with his wife, Jennifer. Menard moved to Richard Childress Racing in 2011, driving the No. Paul Menard: Real Name/Full Name: John Paul Christian Menard: Gender: Male: Age: 40 years old: Birth Date: August 21, 1980: Birth Place: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA: Nationality: American: Height: 5’10’’ Weight: 82kg: Sexual Orientation: Straight: Marital Status: Married: Wife/Spouse (Name): Jennifer: Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Son) Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Paul Gerard Menhart (born March 25, 1969) is an American baseball pitching coach for the Washington Nationals and former Major League Baseball player. He did so by making his last pit stop with 36 laps to go. Then midway through the season, Menard moved to Dale Earnhardt. [2] He decided to build his own late model and raced the car three to four times per week. The couple had their first child, a daughter, on March 18, 2014. A blown engine early in the Coke Zero 400[5] caused him to be knocked out of the Chase with a few races left before the Chase began. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. On July 26, 2017, Menard was announced as the replacement for Ryan Blaney in the No. 15 car part-time for DEI, Menard scored his first top-10 finish in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series by coming in seventh place at the Golden Corral 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. In 2007, Menard ran his first full-time Cup season. According to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index and Forbes billionaires' list, the richest people in the world we know of are the people such as Jeff... Paul Menard Net Worth 2020: Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Kids, Bio-Wiki, Net Worth & Salary of Paul Menard in 2020. He failed to qualify for six races that season, but after DEI's merger with Ginn Racing, the owner's points were transferred from Sterling Marlin's No. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start. He also joins Trevor Bayne, Regan Smith, David Ragan, and Marcos Ambrose as first-time winners in the 2011 season. [2] In an interview with Motorsports Minute, Menard said he chose stock cars over Indy Cars because there was no feeder series for Indy Car in his native Wisconsin.[2]. He won his first career pole position after ten races at the Kansas Speedway. Menard ended up finishing 31st in the final point standings. In 2010 he came close to winning the Nationwide Series race at Road America in his hometown of Wisconsin. He still competed in the ARCA. In 2000, he began with the NASCAR Re/Max Challenge Series, and he started with a limited schedule. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, majoring in business. Paul Menard is married, his wife is called Jennifer Roster and the wedding took place in a quiet ceremony and few people knew about it.