Driver Bio: Nick Gebben


Nick Gebben

Division: Super Stock
Name: Nick Gebben
Age: 23
Hometown: Zeeland, MI
Car #: 94.5
Years Racing: 10
Car Owner: Nick Gebben Racing, LLC.
Crew Members: Mark Ryzenga, Todd Schorle, Doug Clay, and many other behind the scene helpers…
Family: Wife: Brittany, Mom: Phyllis, Dad: Bud, Sister: Courtney, Brother: Toby
Profession: Operations Manager
Sponsors: Thunder 94.5, Brenner Oil Group, B.J.W. Berghorst & Sons, Western Michigan Fleet Parts, Polarity Electric, Concrete FX Unlimited, Ultimate Fitness Centers, Dermody Truck Sales, Star Collision Carstar, Weller Auto Parts,, Fram, Airgas
Special Thanks: Thank you to my great, wonderful, loving, understanding, perfect (and anything else I missed) wife, who puts up with me being at the shop Monday through Friday and at the track all day Saturday. Thanks to the sponsors who make it possible for us racers to compete on a weekly basis; it wouldn’t be possible without you. Also, thanks to the fans who come out to watch us go around in circles.  Last but not least, thank you to all my crew members and people who lend us a hand at the track, and at the shop. It takes a special kind of person to devote summer Saturday’s to being at the track, and time during the week to be at the shop.
What is your favorite racing memories?: 1.) Watching Sr. finally conquer the Daytona 500.  2.) Winning with my sister, and family visiting from out of town.  3.) Celebrating an ASA National Championship and Rookie of the Year Title with Gary St. Amant and Jimmie Johnson in 1998, respectively.
Who are the 3 toughest drivers you have competed against?: Terry Vanhaitsma, Dave Lake, Lee VanDyk…most likely subject to change while racing at Kalamazoo.
Biggest accomplishments outside of racing?: Graduating cum laude from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management.
What is your biggest racing accomplishments?: Winning the Todd Senneker “Rookie of the Year” honors in 2004 at Berlin Raceway; testing a NASCAR Craftsman Truck at IRP; winning all but 1 go-kart race in 2001…that 1 race, I flooded the bottom end in practice and it wouldn’t start for the feature.
What was your biggest win?: Winning my first “A” feature race from sixth place vs. starting on the pole due to an inversion.
Comments: Thanks for looking, see you at the track!


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