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Shane Williamson

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 Shane Williamson


Shane Williamson drives the #31R Non Wing Sprint Class car.  His home track is Bakersfield Raceway Park but he can also be found racing in Logansport Speedway, Coles County Speedway and Southern Illinois Speedway.  He lives in Morgantown, IN.

Team members helping Shane are:  Brett Williamson, Bart Williamson, Brad Williamson.  Russ Knepp is the car owner.

Shane started racing in 2003 in the Quarter Midget Class at Mini Indy Speedway because he'd started on Dirt Bikes and wanted to race then went to Quarter Midgets.  His first win was in '03 in the Sr. Novice class at Mini Indy Speedway.  Career highlights include World Formula State Champion in '07, Heavy Honda State Champion in '07, Heavy Honda Mini Indy Speedway Track Champion, World Formula Mini Indy Track Champion, World Formula Mini Indy Track Champion in '06.

The thrill of racing for Shane is the speed and competition.  His most exciting racing moment was when he started racing 600 cc Mini Sprints.  He's most proud of Top 3 in Gasoline Alley Nationals in '07.

Shane's racing hero is Jimmie Johnson.

Of racing, Shane says, "It is fun, competitive, family oriented sport!".

His favorite racing website is




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