Layne Riggs is a professional stock car race driver currently competing part-time in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. He drives the No. 1 Toyota Tundra for Tricon Garage, the No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado for Young’s Motorsports, and the No. 7 Silverado for Spire Motorsports.
Likewise, he competes part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 11 Chevrolet Camaro for Kaulig Racing. He also competes part-time in the CARS Late Model Stock Tour, driving the No. 99 Ford Mustang for Riggs Racing, and the No. 62 Mustang for Kevin Harvick Incorporated.
Riggs won the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship in September 2022. He became a champion by winning 16 races, 29 top fives, and 35 top tens racing at Dominion Raceway, Hickory Motor Speedway, South Boston Speedway, and Wake County Speedway. Eventually, he became the youngest driver to win the championship, beating out Peyton Sellers who won it in 2005.
Layne Riggs became the youngest driver to win the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship in September 2022. (Source: Riggs’ Instagram)
In August 2023, he made his Truck Series debut at the Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, driving the No. 7 truck for Spire Motorsports. He qualified 12th and ran inside the top ten for the entire race, and ultimately scored his best-career finish of third.
Furthermore, he made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut for Kaulig Racing in the Texas fall race in September 2023. He ran three races including the Las Vegas and Martinsville Speedway.
Earlier in his career, he made his debut in the CARS Late Model Stock Tour on his 14th birthday on 11 June 2016. He won the Rodney Cook Classic at Ace Speedway in 2019.
Get to know NASCAR driver Layne Riggs which includes his wiki, age, father, mother, family, girlfriend, education, net worth & earnings details here.
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Layne Riggs Wikipedia Bio & Education
Riggs is 21 years old now. He was born Layne Griffin Riggs on 11 June 2002 in Bahama, North Carolina, United States.
As per wiki, he has been determined to be a racer since a young age. He used to spend time outside school practising racing and also on the weekends.
Layne Riggs passion for racing began when he was a child. (Source: Riggs’ Instagram)
Layne attended Voyager Academy High School at his hometown. After graduating, he went to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he is pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
To honour his win at the 2022 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series, 3 March 2023 was officially declared Layne Riggs Day in Durham, North Carolina.
Layne Riggs Parents: Meet His Father & Mother
Layne is the son of Scott Riggs and Jai Riggs. He comes from a racing family as his father Scott is a familiar face to NASCAR fans.
Scott made his major-league NASCAR debut in the Craftsman Truck Series at Indianapolis Raceway Park in 1999. Moreover, he competed in 208 Cup races from 2004 to 2013 while also making 115 Xfinity and 60 NASCAR truck starts.
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The racer credits his parents, mostly his father for teaching him about racing. His father has multiple roles of being the truck driver, the spotter, the crew chief, the car chief and everything else on his racing team. His family owns a racing team named Riggs Racing and he drives for the team.
Layne Riggs in a family picture with his parents and sister in 2023. (Source: Riggs’ Instagram)
Riggs is one of the two children in the family and is accompanied by a younger sister named Skyler Riggs. Skyler is pursuing her high school education at Voyager Academy High School.
Who Is Layne Riggs Girlfriend?
Riggs is currently enjoying a lovelife with his girlfriend Kristen Piercy.
Kristen is also studying at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where her boyfriend attends. A graduate of St. Stephens High School, she pursuing a degree in
Layne Riggs’ girlfriend Kristen often attends his racing events to support him. (Source: Riggs’ Instagram)
Layne and his girlfriend have been enjoying their relationship for more than a year. They started dating in February 2022.
The racer’s girlfriend is supportive of his career as evidenced by the Instagram posts. She is often seen attending his racing events so far.
Layne Riggs Earnings & Net Worth
Riggs has garnered a remarkable net worth from his professional racing stint. His earnings come from prize money from the racing events.
Moreover, being a NASCAR driver, he is likely to deserve a six-figure net worth. However, his actual net worth figure is under review for now.