He also won the pole position for the 2014 Daytona 500 and the 2017 Coca-Cola 600. He competed in the Little League World Series in 2002 as a child. Whitney Ward, a former NFL cheerleader, married Austin Dillon in 2017.
Austin Dillon is a NASCAR star, but he also hails from one of the sport’s most recognizable families. His grandfather, Richard Childress, is the team owner, and Ty Dillon, his brother, is a Cup Series racer as well.