Joe Varde(born in Tampa, Florida) is an American road racer Varde has 54 road racing wins and 5 IMSA (International Motor Sports Association championships. Varde is also known as a Road Course Ringer in NASCAR.
In 2002, BACE Motorsports offered him a ride in their #74 Chevy at the Glen in the Winston Cup Series. He started the race in dead last (43rd) and didn't improve much. He finished 42nd after his clutch gave out. BACE offered Varde another car in 2003, a second car for the Glen. (Tony Raines was driving the flagship car) However, Varde did not qualify for the event.
In 2003, Varde made his lone Craftsman Truck Series start. Morgan-Dollar Motorsports offered him their second truck, the #47, but the team did not have full funding for the race and the deal ended up being start and park. Varde finished 33rd after three laps and a 34th place start.