Travis Ashley drives the #23 Late Model
Class car. His home track is Batesville Speedway. He lives
in Batesville, AR.
Team members helping Travis are:
Jason Wilkey - Crew Chief, Ashton Wilkey, Kyle Cherry, Jeff Taylor,
Peyton Taylor, T M Royers, Wendall Wallace, Jared Canders, Brandon
Smith, Rock Hard Powder Coating. Roger Meeler is the car owner.
Travis started racing in '12 in the Go
Karts Class at San Angelo Speedway because his Pawpa, Uncles, and his
hero, his Dad. His first win was in '02 in the Street Stock Class
at San Angelo Speedway. Career highlights include first year of
racing finishing 3rd in the Championship, Emod Track Champion, 9 wins,
finishing 5th in the Points in Modified, 2 wins, 2 Track Championships
in Nesmith Late Model and runner up at Batesville Track, 12 wins in
Nesmith last year.
The thrill of racing for Travis is to
strive for goals and meet them, to race with the world's best and feel
your heart beating, waiting on someone to mess up and capitalize on
it...and the kids. His most exciting racing moment was racing door
to door with his best friend of 30 years and knowing that one has to
beat the other. He's most proud to win 2 Track Championships at 2
tracks in single season.
Travis's racing hero is his Dad.
Of racing, Travis says, "Never give up,
always better yourself with knowledge, don't be afraid to ask!".