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UserName: jnelms0

Real Name: Josh Nelms

Hometown: Lockport, IL

Tracks Where I Race: Illiana, Grundy, Rockford

Non-Racing Hobbies: Bowling, Go-Karting, Poker

 

Classes I've Raced: ASA Late Model, Mid America Sportsman, CRA

Classes I Currently Race: JEGS CRA All-Stars Pro Series

My Personal Website: http://www.joshnelms.com

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Drivers Name: Josh Nelms
Car #/Division: 11/JEGS CRA All-Stars Pro Series

Birthday/Age: 09/20/1975 (35)
Hometown: Lockport, Illinois
Height/Weight: 6″1 185 lbs.
Marital Status/Children-Names/Ages: Married, Kerrie - Children (1)
Occupation: Collision Repair Instructor
Hobbies: Bowling, Go-Karting, Poked

Accomplishments in Racing:
1993 Rookie of the Year and 1996 Sycamore (IL) Speedway Late Model Track Champion (dirt).

2004 and 2005 Mid-American Stock Cars Track Champion at Illiana (IN) Motor Speedway.

2005 Mid American Stock Cars division Third Place at Grundy County (IL) Speedway.

2006 NASCAR Late Model Rookie of the Year and fourth Place overall at Rockford Speedway.

2007 Late Model Rookie of the Year and Seventh Overall at Illiana. Fourth Place finish in ASA Late Model Series Northern Division Feature at Rockford on July 28, 2007.

2008 3rd place US Pro Points 1 fast time Dixie Motor Speedway (track record) 1 feature win Illiana 4 top 5's Grundy Goblin 250 winner Rockford

2009 3rd place ASA Late Model North and Rookie of the year, 2009 National Short Track Champion Rockford Speedway Bud 200

2010 7th Place ASA Late Model North despite missing two races

Heroes: Dale Earnhardt Sr., Ricky Bilderback, and Eddie Hoffman
Dream Car: 1957 Chevy Bel Air
Accomplishments in Life: Owning my first house and my progression with my career

Favorite Part About Race Day: Practice sessions, it gets me pumped up for what the day is going to be like

Most Noticeable Trait: A nice guy
Pet Peeves: People who leave caps off of markers. People that don’t follow through with things
Something I’d Like to Change About Myself: More open with emotions

If I Wasn’t Racing, I’d be: Playing Baseball
Best Part About Being Me: I’m an easy going guy
Qualities I Admire in Another Person: Honesty, Trust, Caring

Favorite Foods: Pizza, Steak
Favorite Restaurants: Applebee’s, Lone Star Steakhouse
Favorite Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Con Air
Favorite T.V. Shows: House, E.R., WWE Raw
Favorite Music: Rock and Country
Favorite Bands/Singers: Motley Crue

Primary Ride

Trgovich Racing

2010 Port City

Backup Ride(s)

2004 Lefthander widestub, Pro shocks, Tiger rearend, Jericho transmission, kirkey seat, Autometer Gauges, Impact belts, Five Star Bodies, C&R Radiator, Chevy GM 604 Crate Engine

View Schedule For: 2011 | 2010

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