Shawn Peterson drives the #61M Modified
Class car. He lives in Cottage Grove, MN. His home track is Viking
Speedway, Alexandria, MN, but he can also be found racing at Willmar and
He began racing in 2003 in
B-Modified Class in Alexandria, MN. after waiting for the right
opportunity to come along. His first win was in 2003 in B-Modified Class
at Alexandria. Career highlights include 8 Feature wins in 2004, coming in
2nd in Points his first year of racing, Rookie of the Year and Sportsman
of the year.
The thrills of racing for Shawn are
meeting new people and the competition. His most exciting racing moment
was the first race he competed in. He is most proud of all of
the guys that have helped him and his family.
Shawn's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Shawn says, "There is a lot of
time and money put into this sport, so even the best of drivers and the
ones that struggle are great. Support them all, they're out there
for the fans too".
His favorite racing website is
www.allthedirt.com . His personal
website is www.61marine.net .