Rusty Dixon drives the #97 Late Model
Class car. His home track is East Bay Raceway Park but he can also
be found racing at Desoto Super Speedway. He lives in Riverview,
Team members helping Rusty are:
Todd Yoakum, Dano Devine, Bobby Dixon (Dad), and Jimmy Dodge. Bill
Baker and Rusty Dixon are the car owners.
Rusty started racing in 1996 in the
Limited Late Model Class at Desoto Super Speedway because his Dad races
and Rusty has always loved the sport. His first win was that same
year. Career highlights include Rookie of the Year in 1996 and
finishing 2nd in the Points in 2005 in Open Wheel.
The thrill of racing for Rusty is the
competition. His most exciting racing moment was winning a
Modified Race with his Father finishing 2nd. He's most proud of
Rusty's racing hero is his Dad.
Of racing, Rusty says, "It is a great
family sport...brings families closer together!".
Rusty's favorite racing website is