Ray Guss Jr.

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 Ray Guss Jr.



Ray Guss Jr. drives the #112 Modified Class car. His home track is Peoria Speedway. He lives in Milan, IL.

Team members helping Ray are: Robert Crump, Bobby Johnson, and Joe Neltner. Robert Crump is the car owner.

Ray started racing in 1978 in the Late Model Class at Peoria Speedway because he had raced motorcycles and wanted to switch to cars. His first win was in 1982 in the Late Model Class at East Moline Speedway. Career highlights include 1989 Nascar Central Region Champion, 1990 Nascar Central Region Champion, 1991 Nascar Central Region Champion, 1995 Nascar Central Region Champion, 1999 Nascar Busch All Star Tour Champion, 2007 Modified East Bay Winter Nationals Champion and many Illinois State Championships.

The thrill of racing for Ray is victory lane. His most exciting moment was winning the 1995 Nascar Championship as owner and driver. He is most proud of his parents helping him get going an always being so very supportive.

Ray's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Of racing, Ray says, "Its become to expensive of a sport. Low dollar racers do not have a chance!"

His favorite racing website is




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