Kenny Sweet Jr. Driver of the Week


Kenny Sweet Jr. is not a new driver, he has been racing for nine years. His father raced for 36 years.
Sweet started out in a stock car for one year. Then he went to modified and won Rookie of the Year first year out in 1998. He has been in modified for eight years.
“I love the thrill of driving and the fun family atmosphere you get at the track,” said Sweet.
Because of the gas prices Sweet has raced more at 81 Speedway this year than years past. He has made every race and is points racing this year and it shows. He is leading in points as of now and is in second in points in the Davis Moore Top 10 Dash.
This year Sweet has won three features.
“Things have fallen together for me, I have a good car, engine and a lot of great support from family and friends,” said Sweet.
Bobby Bills of Bills Built Race Cars is the car builder. Donny Foster owns the engine and Sweet gives him a share of the winnings.
Sponsors of the #87 car are Mill-Tel, Advance Com Communications, Race Wash, Don’s
Retail Liquor, Pro Motor Sports, Mid West Trucking & Equipment, and Don Hattan Chevrolet.
“I would like to say a special thanks to my wife Jacquline and two year old daughter Eliza,” said Sweet.
So if you want to catch Kenny Sweet Jr. you can at 81 Speedway. Good Luck this year Kenny.

By Cathy Loffland


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