Carey LaJoie is an American Professional stock car racing driver who competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Spire Motorsports. Corey LaJoie was previously a development driver for Richard Petty Motorsports. Since 2020, Corey was represented by Athelo Group, a sports agency based out of Stamford, Connecticut.
Table of Biography
Corey Lajoie (Corey Daniel Lajoie) was born on September 25, 1991, in the United States. Corey is 31 years old as of 2022. Corey’s zodiac is Libra. Corey is a follower of Christianity. He is the son of Randy Lajoie.
His father was a two-time NASCAR Busch Series champion, winning the series title in 1996 and 1997. Information regarding his educational background has not been made public yet. It is still under review and will be soon updated.
Career and Professional Life
Corey started his racing career in 1996. He participated in kart racing events; winning 19 times on dirt and asphalt tracks. He moved in 2003 to the INEX Bandolero series and began racing Legends Cars in 2005. In 2006, he moved to the Aaron’s Pro Challenge Series and won 10 out of 12 races that year.
Between 2007- 2009, Corey competed in the UARA-Stars Late Model Touring Series and scored one win and ten top-ten finishes. He made his debut in 2009 in the NASCAR Camping World East Series at Thompson Speedway. Corey remained in the series through the 2012 season.
In the 2013 season, Corey entered the season with only a limited schedule planned, including selected NASCAR Nationwide Series. It was revealed that he had signed a contract with Richard Petty Motorsports as a development driver, with plans to run in the Nationwide Series later that year.
In November 2013, it was announced that Corey would make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway that month, driving the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports. In June 2014, Corey joined Biagi-DenBeste Racing to drive five races, starting at Kentucky.
Corey struggled in these races as he crashed three of them. In September 2014, Corey made his Sprint Cup Series debut in the Sylvania 300 at Loudon and raced for Randy Humphrey Racing.
More about his career
In 2017, Corney came back to the Cup Series and signed with BK Racing, driving the No. 83 Camry part-time. Corey initially competed for points in the Cup series with BK Racing but switched to Xfinity at the last race. In 2018, Corey moved from BK Racing to TriStar Motorsports for a part-time schedule and entered the 2018 season with high hopes in the Daytona 500 but unfortunately blew an engine on lap nine.
He made his second start for the team at ISM Raceway in March but ended up blowing an engine once more early in the race. In 2019, Corey joined Go Fas Racing’s No. 32 Ford and made headlines by placing a picture of Corey’s face on the No. 32 car as a part of Old Spice’s sponsorship.
He scored two top ten during the year with a sixth and seventh at Talladega’s 1000Bulbs.com 500. In 2020, he returned to the No. 32 on a one-year contract extension, and on August 21, he announced that he is parting ways with Go Fas Racing at the end of the 2020 season.
In 2021, Corey moved to Spire Motorsports’ No. 7 on a multi-year agreement. At Atlanta, Corey led a career-best 19 laps and was on his way to claiming his first career win with two laps to go but Chase Elliott overtook him and blocked him on the high side, which caused him to brush the wall and spin before colliding with Kurt Busch and finished the race in 21st place.
Corey LaJoie is a professional stock car racing driver whose net worth is approximately $1-$5 million. His salary is still under review though. Likewise, he has even helped SamaritansFeet.org to raise funds worth $240,000. He received it for his extreme efforts to help the needy.
Corey is married to Kelly. The two married after they had been together for some time. Not everyone knew about them being together. It was after the wedding that the two posted their photos and called each other best friends which caught the public’s attention to them.
The couple has two kids. His first child, Levi Ronnie was born in March of 2020 and is almost two years while his second child, Jenson Daniel was born recently this year and is just some months old.
Corey LaJoie is a fit person with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch (6’1”). His weight and other body measurement details are to be known yet. It will be updated soon. However, Corey has brown hair and hazel-colored eyes.
Corey is active on various social media platforms. He has a profile on Instagram, and Twitter and also has a Facebook page. He has crossed over 73.2K followers on Instagram, over 78.6K followers on Twitter, and over 84K followers on Facebook.
Furthermore, he has an Official website too, to keep the people updated with news about him. Moreover, his followers can reach him through his official email id too.