Weekly Racing Heroes will be a regular feature on InsideDirtRacing.com throughout the 2019 racing season. These pieces will focus on drivers in east Tennessee who race on a weekly basis at the tracks of this region. Here, drivers will answer three questions that will provide fans with a look into the lives of their favorite weekly competitors.
Driver: Bradley Lewelling
Hometown: Seymour, TN
Class: Crate Late Model
Seymour High School graduate Bradley Lewelling is a hard charger on the track. The 26-year-old grew up around the race tracks of east Tennessee and has an undying passion for the sport of racing.
What got you started in racing?
“My dad started racing on asphalt back in the early 1990’s then I got into go-karts. He’s the one who got me into this. That all led from there to here. 411 is the first place I ever raced a big car in the Street Stock class.”
What is the goal you want to achieve in racing?
“This year I’d like to win the Rookie of the Year in the American Crate All-Star Series and it would be nice to get a points championship. I would maybe like to do something like the NeSmith tour someday if I do good in this.”
What keeps you coming back week after week?
“It’s the adrenaline rush I get from getting in the car. When I get in the car I forget everything else. The whole world is gone and it’s me and the car.”
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