Ryan Sieg is an experienced driver at NASCAR’s second and third highest levels but he’s still a rookie when it comes to Cup Series work.
The bulk of Sieg’s NASCAR experience has been in the Xfinity and Truck series, racing in more than 275 races combined between the two circuits and earning multiple top-3 finishes. On the other hand, Sieg has only raced five times in the Cup Series and all of them were in 2017.
Sieg has been a model of consistency for the Xfinity Series, competing in every race since 2014 and finishing with nine top-10 finishes. He broke onto the NASCAR scene way back in 2009 during the Truck Series, placing 34th in his debut race.
In this article, we’ll uncover the details about Ryan Sieg’s racing history, highlights, stats and more.
- Born: June 20, 1987
- Hometown: Tucker, Georgia
- Height: 6’0”
- The younger brother of former NASCAR driver, Shane Sieg, who passed away in 2017.
- Made NASCAR debut in 2009.
- Has raced in all 33 Xfinity Series races in each of the last five years.
- His racing team, RSS Racing, is owned by his parents (Rod and Pamela).
- 2012 – Lucas Oil 150 at ISM Raceway
- 2014 – Coca Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway
- 2016 – Coca Cola Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway
- 2017 – Iowa 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Speedway
- 2018 – MoneyLion 300 at Talladega Speedway
Ryan Sieg Bio
Ryan Sieg was born into a racing family. His brother Shane was also a NASCAR car driver and his parents, Rod and Pamela, own RSS Racing.
Sieg drives the No. 39 car for RSS Racing and in his most recent cup series season, finished 16th overall with two top-10 finishes.
Most of Sieg’s experience has been in the Xfinity Series where he’s participated in every single race since the start of the 2014 season. Sieg also has a long resume in the Truck Series, where he made his debut back in 2009.
Going into 2019 Sieg will continue to race for his family’s RSS team and will be looking to make it back into the Xfinity Series playoffs for the first time since he accomplished the feat in 2016.
NASCAR Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
In his career, Sieg has competed in 169 Xfinity Series races over six years. He has a total of nine top 10 finishes, with his best overall season standings finish coming in 2016 where he finished in 9th place.
Sieg’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series experience, so far, is quite minimal. He has only competed in five races. His best finish came in his debut race, where he placed 26th at the AAA 400 Drive for Autism.
First NASCAR Win
As of now, Sieg has never won an official NASCAR race.
He’s been close though. He’s come in third twice at Daytona’s Subway Firecracker 250 in 2014 and 2016 and his best finish ever was second place in the American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway in 2017.
Sieg’s best season came in 2016, where he finished in 9th place during the Xfinity Series. He had three top-10 finishes, including a 3rd-place finish in Daytona.
He ended the season with top-20 finishes in 12 of the last 13 races while finishing the year with a total of 2,171 points.