Rodney Combs has not been in NASCAR since 1997, when he was released from his ride in the Busch Series.
33 Facts About Rodney Combs
Rodney Combs was a 2001 inductee in the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame.
Rodney Combs made his debut in 1982, in the then Winston Cup Series.
Rodney Combs started 33rd and appeared to earn another top-ten, but extremely late in the going, Rodney Combs' car blew an engine, putting him to 22nd.
Rodney Combs completed all but eight laps en route to a 25th-place finish.
Rodney Combs, who was still doing Midwest racing, disappeared back to those ranks for a year, and then returned with a five-race deal in 1986.
However, Rodney Combs only finished the Charlotte race, falling out of the other four.
Rodney Combs drove for a number of teams in 1987, yet still could not crack the top ten.
Rodney Combs's best run was a 16th at Pocono, although he did have five other top-20s.
Rodney Combs ran nineteen races in 1988, the most active year of his career.
Rodney Combs did earn his first career top-10 starting spot, a 9th at Richmond.
In 1989, Rodney Combs only made nine starts and did not even crack the top-20.
Rodney Combs's best run was a 23rd at Darlington, driving for Lake Speed.
Rodney Combs made his last five career Cup starts in 1990.
Rodney Combs made his Busch debut in 1982, the same year he made his Cup debut.
Once again, Rodney Combs ran at Charlotte, where he qualified a 4th.
Rodney Combs's best run came at Charlotte, adding another tenth place on.
Rodney Combs started 26th, but finished 37th after his carburetor failed.
Rodney Combs earned three top-10s in 1993, with a career-best eighth at Milwaukee Mile and back-to-back tenths at Martinsville and Nazareth.
Rodney Combs did not make four of the 27 races, but matched his three top-10s of '93.
However, in addition to poor qualifying results with the first year team, Rodney Combs' team had 9 DNFs, a tough thing to overcome.
Rodney Combs earned new career bests of 6th at Myrtle Beach and Atlanta, and tacked on a 10th at Dover International Speedway and a large 16 other top-20s to boot.
Rodney Combs made all but one start in 1996, and earned 18th in points, after another up-and-down year.
Rodney Combs earned a pair of sixths as his only top-10s in 1996 at Daytona and Atlanta.
Rodney Combs did earn what would prove to be his best career start: a 3rd at Myrtle Beach.
However, on the flipside, Rodney Combs only earned 9 top-20s, down from 19 in 1995, the primary reason for his points slide.
Rodney Combs only made five starts for the team before being released, the best being an 11th-place finish at Atlanta.
Rodney Combs ran a best of 20th at Richmond in three races for the team.
Yet, after Nashville, Rodney Combs disappeared from the team and has not been racing in big-league NASCAR since.
When racing for Petty Enterprises in 1995 and 1996, Rodney Combs made five starts in 1995 and one in 1996 for in the Truck Series.
Rodney Combs made his series debut at Milwaukee, qualifying ninth and finishing 10th.
Rodney Combs then came back at IRP, qualifying 9th and coming home with a top-10: this time a solid 4th.
Rodney Combs made three more starts in 1995, with finishes of 11th, 14th and 16th.