Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Featured Racer: Reese Kelsay

Team Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Reese Kelsay

Name: Reese Kelsay 

Birthdate/Age: 8

Team/Crew Name: Reese Kelsay Racing

Team/Crew Member Names: Chrissy and Josh

Home Track: Thornhill Dragway

How long have you been racing? 1 year

When does your season typically start and end? April thru October

How many races do you participate in one calendar year? 14-20

How often do you practice/train? Every weekend April thru October

Why do you race? It's fun. We get to hang out with our racing friends. I get to do it on my own and go fast!

What is your favorite racing memory and why? Getting my 1st trophy. I was so excited for my winners circle picture.

What do you want to be when you grow up? A chef and of course a race car driver

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver? To be safe

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be? Going really fast








Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Racer Bio: Brad Davidson

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Brad Davidson
  


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Quick Stats

Name:  Brad Davidson
Age:     12
Hometown:  Louisville, KY
Home Track:  US 60 Dragway
Team/Crew Name:  Davidson Racing
                                 ^Click to follow him on Facebook!
Racing Experience:  4th year
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Just For Fun

If people were to describe Brad in one word, what would it be?
Happy
Smiling
GREAT

Does he have any nicknames?
B-rad

What would his superpower be if he had one?
To win a Wally

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Brad's Gallery









Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Racer Bio: Riley Sorce

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Riley Sorce
  


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Quick Stats

Name:  Riley Sorce
Age:     11
Hometown:  Orangeville, PA
Home Track:  Beaver Springs Numidia Raceway
Team/Crew Name:  Sorce Racing
Team/Members:   Dad (Bryan) & Amber
Racing Experience:  5th year

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Just For Fun

Why do you race?
For fun

What is your favorite racing memory and why?
Getting runner-up at Beaver Springs in my 2nd race

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Mechanic

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver?
Hit it on the 3rd light.

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be?
Be perfect on reaction time

If your dragster could talk, what would it say?
Tone it up

What would you wish for if a genie gave you 3 wishes?
1.  Win Bristol Jr. race
2.  Go on a cruise
3.  No school


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Riley's Gallery







Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Racer Bio: Shane Dailey

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Shane Dailey
  


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Quick Stats

Name:  Shane Dailey
Age:     8
Hometown:  Bowie, MD
Home Track:  Capital Raceway
Team/Crew Name:  Dailey Family
Team/Members:   Kenneth, Danielle, Andrew, Tex, Cindy
Racing Experience:  Second year

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Just For Fun

Why do you race?
For the love of it

What is your favorite racing memory and why?
All of them. Love to race.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Top fuel driver

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver?
Stay focused and be alert.

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be?
Increased boost

If your dragster could talk, what would it say?
Let's win.

What would you wish for if a genie gave you 3 wishes?
Win a championship, new junior dragster, everyone be safe


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Shane's Gallery







Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Racer Bio: Brody & Nolan Callahan

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Brody & Nolan Callahan



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Quick Stats

Name:  Brody & Nolan Callahan
Age:     10 & 8
Hometown:  Fayetteville, NC
Home Track:  Rockingham Dragway for NHRA, Fayetteville Motorsports Park Dragstrip for IHRA
Team/Crew Name:  Callahan Jr. Drag Racing
                                 ^Click to follow them on Facebook!
Team/Members:   Matt (Dad), Crystal (Mom), and Wyatt (Brother)
Racing Experience:  3rd year



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Just For Fun

Why do you race?
Brody:  I race because when I was three, my family took me to Rockingham Dragway and I got to see some Jrs. run. Since that day, I have been hooked. It just took me a little while to convince my mom.
Nolan:  I race because it is fun. I also like being with my racing family and checking out all the cool cars.

What is your favorite racing memory and why?
Brody:  Going to the 4wide at Zmax Dragway. I have been able to be on exhibition twice now and able and run down the historic track four wide like the pros. One of those times was even with my younger brother.
Nolan:  Zmax of course! It was fun being able to drive four wide and against my brother!

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Brody:  A funny car driver
Nolan:  A pro driver

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver?
Brody:  Focus on the light and take it one round at a time.
Nolan:  Do not worry about your opponent. Take it one round at a time and drive careful.

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be?
Brody:  Cat-like reflexes so I could always hit a perfect light
Nolan:  Not to RED LIGHT!

If your dragster could talk, what would it say?
Brody:  "I will keep you safe."
Nolan:  "I will drive smooth."

What would you wish for if a genie gave you 3 wishes?
Brody:  Run straight on my dial every time I go down the track, hit a perfect light every time I race, a new junior dragster
Nolan:  A big car, faster motor, another parachute

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Brody & Nolan's Gallery








Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Racer Bio: Katharine Warner

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Katharine Warner



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Quick Stats

Name:  Katharine Warner
Age:     14
Hometown:  Maple Plain, MN
Home Track:  Grove Creek Raceway
Team/Crew Name:  Warner Family Racing
                                 ^Click to follow her on Facebook!
Team/Members:   Tom (Driver/Crew), Tammy (Crew), Lilly (Driver/Crew), Simone (Driver/Crew) 
Racing Experience:  4.5



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Just For Fun

Why do you race?
I have been around the track since before I was 4 months old. I got to watch my sisters race and I got to fall in love with racing while watching my sisters race.

What is your favorite racing memory and why?
I think my favorite memory is when I went to Eddyville Raceway for the Jr. Dragster nationals and I got out first round but I made it to the semi-finals in the consolation race. It was also my first race not at my home track.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to do something in the science or history field.

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver?
Have fun.

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be?
I think I would want the power to always get good lights.

If your dragster could talk, what would it say?
"Maybe you will finally get a good light."

What would you wish for if a genie gave you 3 wishes?
I would wish for safety, I would wish to never become greedy or rude, and I would wish that I will always have a great track family like I do now.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Racer Bio: Alyssa Rabon

Viperizer Racer Bio Presents:
Alyssa Rabon


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Quick Stats

Name:  Alyssa Rabon
Age:     10
Hometown:  Florence, SC
Home Track:  Darlington Dragway (IHRA) & Rockingham Dragway (NHRA)
Team/Crew Name:  Buddy Rabon Racing
                                 ^Click to follow her on Facebook!
Team/Members:   Jamie Rabon (Dad), Melissa Rabon (Mom), Nicholas Rabon (Brother), Buddy Rabon (Grandfather)
Racing Experience:  4.5 years



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Just For Fun

Why do you race?
Drag racing has been in my family for many years. I love that at the race track everyone is like a big family.

What is your favorite racing memory and why?
Winning my first Wally at the NHRA LODRS Division 2 at Galot last year. I won in the Novice category and one of my good racing buddies won the intermediate class the same weekend.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Race car driver.

If you were a racing coach, what would you tell your driver?
I would tell them to always have fun & stay calm. It is only a race.

If you could have a racing superpower, what would it be?
My superpower would be to have a power that would allow me to have great reaction times ALL the time.

If your dragster could talk, what would it say?
Relax, you can do it.

What would you wish for if a genie gave you 3 wishes?
Peace, stop hunger, and good health for everyone.

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Alyssa's Gallery