American race car driver who was named 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year.
He won the US F2000 Rookie of the Year in 1997, his first full year in a professional series.
He won the Grand Am GT class Championship in 2004 and 2006.
His mother, Barbara Ragonese, is also his manager.
He finished 27th in his first Cup race in 2009 after a collision with Sam Hornish Jr., Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton.