Ryan Gifford drives the #2 Crate Late
Model Class car. His home track is Winchester Speedway but he can
also be found racing at Duck River Speedway and Modoc Speedway. He
lives in Winchester, TN.
Team members helping Ryan are:
Tommy Gifford - Crew Chief, Jackie Gifford - Grandmother and sponsor,
Farrel Gifford - Grandfather and sponsor. Farrel and Jackie
Gifford are also the car owners.
Ryan started racing in 1995 in the
Rookie Kart Class at Flint River Raceway at the age of 8. In 2005
he raced Dirt Late Models and 2006 he added Crate Late Model racing.
His first win was in 1996 in the Blue Plate Kart Class at Flint River
Raceway. Career highlights include Kart - 2004 - Local
Championship at Music City Raceway, finished 2nd in the Region and 3rd
in the Nation, 2005 - Late Model in his 6th race finished 2nd, 2 Poles
within the first 10 races.
The thrill of racing for Ryan is the
speed and competitiveness. His most exciting racing moment was the
first time in a Late Model. He's most proud of not having a temper
and keeping cool and calm on the track and the support of his family in
his racing career. They give up a lot for him and he wants to do
his best for them.
Ryan's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Ryan says, "It's fun, family
orientated and safe!".
His favorite racing website is