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William "Butch" Ellis


William "Butch" Ellis drives the #40 Extreme Oval Class car.  His home track is Sportsdrome Speedway but he can also be found racing at Salem Speedway, KMS Speedway and Beech Bend Raceway Park, Kentucky Motor Speedway and Windy Hollow Speedway.  He lives in Louisville, KY.

Team members helping Butch are:  Crew Chief - Ronald Miller

Butch started racing in 1985 in the Bomber Class at Charlestown, IN for the love of the sport.  His first win was in 1989 in the Street Stock Class at Louisville Speedway.  Career highlights include wins at 6 different tracks and the ability to compete at this level, 1999 Season Championship at Louisville Speedway.

The thrill of racing for Butch is winning!  His most exciting racing moment is every time he's on the track.  He's most proud of building a new car and showing it off.

His racing hero is himself.

Of racing, Butch says, "Keep coming to support us!".

His favorite racing website is




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