17, Dave Hopwood

Division: Pro Stock

Name: Dave Hopwood

Age: 36

Hometown: Scotts

Car#: 17

Years In Racing: 14

Car Owner: Dave Hopwood

Crew Members: Gretchen, Jen, Jake, Ron, Adam, Guy,

Sponsors: Showtime Graphix ,Flyin Dutchmen Racing ,

Family: Jen Hopwood- wife
Gretchen Hopwood- kid

Job Info: Owner of Showtime Graphix

Racing Accomplishments: many heat and few feature wins in various classes.

14, Josh Roberts

Josh Roberts

Josh Roberts

Division: Cyber Stock

Name: Josh Roberts

Age: 18

Hometown: Kalamazoo

Car#: 14

Years In Racing: 2nd

Car Owner: Tim Roberts

Crew Members: Bill Baden , Tim Roberts

Sponsors: Roberts Corvettes and Classics , 92.5 the Zuu,L&V auto service , Suburban mechanical, Schuring Insurance, Parchment Collision , Kal Blue. High Caliber Guns In Alamo

Family: Tim & Theresa Roberts
Jim & Marylou Roberts  (Grand parents)
Pat & Vic Fitzsimmons (Grand parents)

Job Info: Roberts Corvettes and Classics

Racing Accomplishments: Feature win 2013
2 Heat races 2013
most improved driver 2013
1 heat race win 2014

Website: www.robertscorvettesandclassics .com

Comments: Love racing
been nick named J- Rob

8, Ryan Hufford

Ryan Hufford

Ryan Hufford

Division: Cyber Stock

Name: Ryan

Age: 14

Hometown: Schoolcraft

Car#: 8

Years In Racing: first  year

Car Owner: dale hufford

Crew Members: Dale hufford

Sponsors: Finishline paint and drywall.
Gill construction.
Servpro.
Midwest glass amd mirror.
R&N sport truck and buggy.
LKQ auto parts.

Family: Mom-cindy
Dad-dale
Brothers-tyler and matt
Sisters- allie and kaylee

Job Info: Full time at school.

Racing Accomplishments: 1 heat race win.

32, TC Burgess

TC Burgess

TC Burgess

Division: Cyber Stock

Name: TC Burgess

Age: 23

Hometown: Kalamazoo

Car#: 32

Years In Racing: 6

Car Owner: TC Burgess

Crew Members: Samantha Morr
Tom Burgess

Sponsors: Great Lakes Chemical
Stone Liners
Duck Inn Waddle Out
Chucks Auto Repair

Family: Samantha Morr
Kimberly Burgess
Tom Burgess

Job Info: Great Lakes Chemical

Racing Accomplishments: Winning my first heat at Super Shoe in 2013.

86, kodee Andrew thompson

Division: Enduro

Name: kodee Andrew thompson

Age: 15

Hometown: hastings

Car#: 86

Years In Racing: 0

Car Owner: kodee

Crew Members: Family

Sponsors: None

Family: Dad frank, mom kendra, brother tim , brother John hicks, sister , brittany .

Job Info: None

Racing Accomplishments: None

Website: 

Comments: 

139, Dan Rigoni

Division: Cyber Stock

Name: Dan Rigoni

Age: 40

Hometown: Paw Paw, MI

Car#: 139

Years In Racing: 23

Car Owner: Dan Rigoni

Crew Members: Sam Morse, Tony Rigoni, Jacob Rodriguez, Danny Rigoni, Kyle Rigoni

Sponsors: Clark’s Auto Parts, Metal Supermarkets, Code Racing.

Family: Wife: Joyce Rigoni
Sons and significant others: Danny and Tay, Jacob and Patricia, Kyle and Jamie and Justin

Job Info: Production Manager for Getman Corporation. Providing High quality mining trucks around the globe.

Racing Accomplishments: Lots of fun over the years, a few records and countless wins….but the fun is the important part.

Website: coderacing.net

Comments: Looking forward to a fun season with my family and friends.

33, Robert Hardy

Division: Super Stock

Name: Robert Hardy

Age: 29

Hometown: Gobles

Car#: 33

Years In Racing: 15

Car Owner: Robert Hardy

Crew Members: Rich Hardy, Rodney Brown, Johnny Leftwhich, Phil Loedeman, Jessica Abbott

Sponsors: Back Pocket Racing, Nash outlets, Nelson Appliance, Loedeman’s Carpet Upholstry Cleaning, JCS Construction, Intensity 365

Family: Rich Hardy-Father
Mary Hardy-Mother
Norm Hotrum-Brother

Job Info: ADT alarm technician, Kalamazoo Christian -Football Coach

Racing Accomplishments: Raced at Kalamazoo speedwsy since I was 14

3, Ben Raber

Ben Raber

Ben Raber

Drivers Profile:
Division: Super Late Model

Name: Ben Raber

Age: 30

Hometown: Kalamazoo

Car#: 3

Years In Racing: 25

Car Owner: Chris Nash

Crew Members: Owner-Chris Nash
Crew Chief-Grady Woods
Pit Crew-Jonathon Dickson

Sponsors: Octane Trailers
Snyder's Lawn Care
McIntosh Oil
Send Out Cards-Melinda Russell

Family: Mom-Cindy Head
Dad-Dale Raber
Step-Dad Kenny Head
Brothers and Sisters: Aimee TerMeer, Jake Raber, Dustin Stickley, Willy Raber

Job Info: Sales Manager at Octane Trailers

Racing Accomplishments: 6 time WKA National Kart Champion
1999 Galesburg Speedway Track Record Mini Stock

2003 Pure Stock Track Record Kalamazoo Speedway

2004 Pure Stock Track Champ Kalamazoo Speedway
2005 Super Stock Runner Up Kalamazoo Speedway
2008 USA Modified Winner Anderson Speedway
2010 Modified Runner Up Kalamazoo Speedway
2011 Modified Track Champion Kalamazoo Speedway

Website: www.octanetrailers.com

Comments: I am looking forward to coming back to Kalamazoo for my first full season
 since 2011.

4. Rick Slusher

Division: Outlaw Super Late Model

Name: rick slusher

Age: 48

Hometown: elkhart indiana

Car#: 4

Years In Racing: 27

Car Owner: rick slusher

Crew Members: curtus gray

dale landcaster

scott slusher

gina marner

judy landcaster

 

Sponsors: the truck store

stelth trailers

advanced auto parts

 

Family: gina marner gf

Jeffery marner

aaron marner

Austin wasburn

des

 

Job Info: sales cargo trailers

Racing Accomplishments: had 18 perfict attendance

in late models (11yrs) 5 top 5

4 top 10

making friend not enimies

Website: sslashr4@aol.com

Comments: LOOKING FORWARD ON RACING A FULL SEASON AT KZOO. THERE ARE A LOT OF GREAT DRIVERES THERE IM WANTTING TO JUST FINISH THE YR IN ONE PIECE AND FINISH IN THE TOP 15 IS MY GOAL.

HAVING TWO EYE SURGERYS AND NOT ABLE TO RACE LAST YR IM HOPPING I CAN BE A LITTLE MORE COMPETITIVE.HOPE WE ALL HAVE A WANDERFULL SEASON .FANS AS WELL

5, Haden Horvath

Hayden Horvath

Hayden Horvath

From: Haden Horvath 
hadenracer@gmail.com

Drivers Profile:
Division: Super Stock

Name: Haden Horvath

Age: 15

Hometown: Caledonia Mi.

Car#: 5

Years In Racing: 10

Car Owner: Tim Horvath Sr.

Crew Members: Tim Horvath
Tim Horvath II
Jeff Sterken

Sponsors: Mid West Appraisel group
Horvath Design
Nolf Chassis
Northern Trails 
Flamingo lounge
Weller Auto Parts

Family: Heather, Tim,Timmy Hannah Jt, Ashely, Taylor Gene kelly Ryan,

Job Info: THE RACE GARGAE

Racing Accomplishments: 3rd in Michiania cup at Mottville Speedway

Website: hvracing.com

 

 

 

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