American race car driver who began his NASCAR series career in 2003.
He won the Briggs Junior Karting Class Championship in Wisconsin at the age of 8.
He won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 2011 Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis.
His father John Menard, Jr. became the owner of Menards, a major Midwestern home improvement store chain.
He got into a feud with Tony Stewart in 2007 after a course collision.