With rain outs plaguing race tracks across the
state for the past 2 weeks, Emily finally had a
chance to shine at the Jackson County Speedway
season opener. With 6 cars starting in her heat
race, she ran away with the win. Emily drew the #2
starting spot which put her on the outside pole
position. She dropped back to 5th but fought her
way back up to 2nd for 3 laps. The feature would
only have two cautions and Emily finished in 4th
place by a nose.
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Hometown: Clarence, IA
Class: Street Stock
Tracks raced at: Jacison County Speedway
(Maquoketa, IA) and Cedar County Raceway (Tipton,
Racing Heros: Mark Martin and Lisa
Hobbies: Racing, shopping, giving haircuts,
playing with Shelby and trying to teach her
Favorite Food: Any Italian.
Favorite TV Show: Lots! Family Guy, King of
the Hill, American Dad, Teen Mom, Ridiculousness,
The Walking Dead.
Favorite Music: Luke Bryan, Eric Church,
Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna,
Cee-lo Green, Avenged Sevenfold, Nickelback, Linkin
Park, Seether-check out my playlist!
Favorite Quote: "Seize the Day"
Reason Behind Number: When I was little I
always liked Mark Martin, and my go-kart number was
6, so it just stuck.
Favorite Racing Moment: There's so many! All
of my wins, especially the Dusty Kay memorial race
Least Favorite Racing Moment: It's between
rolling my car in 2008, losing the 2009
championship because my rearend broke, and losing
the 2011 Dusty Kay memorial because a wire fell
Personal Vehicle: A bright yellow 2001
Biggest Fear: Bugs, ladders, dying, losing
family and friends.
Tracks: Davenport Speedway, Jackson County
Speedway, Quad City Speedway.
Future Plans: Attend college at the
University of Northwestern Ohio for an Associates
Degree in High Performance Motorsports and someday
open my own business or take over Gade Race
Advice for a beginning racer: Never give up,
and don't get lazy. Learn from people around you.
You will find that most of the time there will be
someone trying to help you, don't take that for
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