Noah Howe (Johnsonverse)
Noah Devin Howe (b. December 12, 2000) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently drives the #0 Sega/Craftsman Aston Martin DB11 Superleggera for Delma Cowart Racing in the NASCAR Panasonic Cup Series, and won the series' championship in 2019, becoming the youngest driver to win the championship in that series at the age of eighteen years, eleven months, and eight days, beating the record previously held by Bill Rexford in 1950, and the youngest champion in any NASCAR national league, as well as the first rookie to win the championship in that series.
Before moving up to the Panasonic Cup Series, Howe raced in the Arby's Convertible Series in the #35 Sega/Chicken Ranch Chevrolet for Chicken Ranch Racing in 2017 and 2018, winning the championship in the series in both years. During his 2019 championship run, Howe earned the nickname "That Howe Boy" after NASCAR on WBC broadcaster Ken Squier referred to him as such throughout the season.
Noah Devin Howe was
Arby's Convertible Series
2016 - Part-time schedule
On June 1, 2016, it was announced that Howe would run three races in the season to prepare for his 2017 rookie campaign. In his Convertible debut at North Wilkesboro Speedway, Howe passed Panasonic Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin in a side-by-side finish to get his first career win in one of the biggest upset wins in the sport's history. At the
At the 2017 season opener at Daytona, Howe got into a crash with PrimeStar Series
For 2019, Howe ran three races for Chicken Ranch Racing. He
Panasonic Cup Series
2018 - Part-time schedule
On August 1, 2017, it was announced that Howe would run seven races in the 2018 NASCAR Panasonic Cup Series season for Mississippi-based Chicken Ranch Racing, before moving up full-time in 2019 for the newly-revived Delma Cowart Racing; this was made possible by the age limit in the Panasonic Cup Series being lowered to 16 in 2015. In his Cup debut at
2019 - Championship run
In the 2019 Daytona 500,
At the Daytona 500, Howe ran a special paint scheme to promote the release of the movie adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog, with the driver's side colored blue (representing Sonic) and the passenger's side colored red (representing Dr. Robotnik).
In 2018, Howe annnounced that he had entered into a relationship with fellow Convertible Series driver Crissy Hillsworth.