1. Sam Hunt
Sam Hunt began his racing career in go karts at the age of 6 years old while living in the Netherlands. After moving back to the United States in 2003, Hunt began his oval track racing career on dirt. Beginning in the WKA Dirt Kart series, Hunt scored over 50 WKA wins as well as a Maxxis National Championship in 2007. In 2009, Hunt began his journey into full size stock cars. Finishing 5th in his debut at local Richmond VA track Southside Speedway, Hunt went on to win multiple Late Model Poles and Feature events at Orange County Speedway and Shenandoah Speedway in the same year. After a full season of NASCAR Late Model Racing at South Boston Speedway in 2011, Hunt made the climb into the NASCAR K&N Pro Series in 2012. Hunt became Co-Owner of DRIVE Technology in 2013, and is the team's "house driver." While Hunt knocks on the door of his first Pro Victory and pursues his dreams as a driver, he also hopes to add talented drivers to his team roster and continue the business growth of his company. Hunt is currently attending business school and working on obtaining his Business Management Degree.
Best NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Finish- 6th Place
Although most see Sam Hunt as a NASCAR Driver, few know that Hunt passed up the opportunity to play NCAA Football when he chose to go Pro in Racing. Hunt served as the Varsity Captain and Quarterback for James River High School (2008-2012), tallying up over 3,500 career pass yards and over 2,000 rushing yards. Hunt set the single season TD record, scoring 27 Total Touchdowns in a 10 game season.
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia
Racing Hero: Ayrton Senna
Hobbies: Snowboarding, Motocross, Weight Lifting, Shooting
High School: James River High School (Chesterfield, VA)
Favorite RaceTrack: Bristol Motor Speedway
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Musical Artist: Blink 182
Personal Goal (Off-Track)- Be a great, genuine person to everybody I meet.