Hometown: Campo, CA
Car Make/Model: 2020 Shaw A Mod
Class and Number: IMCA Modified, 38
At only 16 years old, Michael is not only a rising star already has more experience than much of his competition. He began racing at just 5 years old in a mini dwarf at Barona Speedway and over the span of 3 years, he racked up 23 wins. At 7, he began racing a junior sprint and not only won 18 races, he won the points championship in 2017. Between the ages of 9 and 12, Michael also raced motocross. He has multiple championships in both the 65cc and 85cc classes. He took home over 75 wins during the 3 years he raced motorcycles. Michael moved up to a Pony Stock at 13 years old and won 3 races in his first year, also taking home second place in the points championship the same year. Michael now races an IMCA modified and just finished up his second season. He has several wins and tops 5 finishes as well as a top 3 finish in the points championship for Cocopah Speedway and finishing 9th in the Barona Speedway 2019 standings. Outside of racing, Michael is an excellent student and plays both football and baseball. He is also involved in FFA and is excelling there as well.
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