Brett Samonds drives the #47 Sprint Class
car. His home track is Jacksonville Speedway but he can also be
found racing at MOWA tracks. He lives in Springfield, IL.
Team members helping Brett are: Mike
Samonds, Cliff Spencer. Samonds Racing is the car owner.
Brett started racing in 1992 in the
Quarter Midgets class at Springfield, IL because it was something he and
his Dad loved watching and wanted to do. His first win was that same
year. Career highlights include over 200 Quarter Midget wins, 125cc
Micro 3 Feature wins and numerous Heat wins, 11th in National Points, 600
cc Micros 3 Feature wins and numerous Heat wins, Sprint car numerous Heat
race wins and Top 5 and Top 10 Feature finishes.
The thrill of racing for Brett is the
competition. His most exciting racing moment was winning at
Jacksonville Speedway, his home track. He's most proud of being able
to race for almost 20 years. It was their goal when they started to
get to Sprint cars.
Brett's racing hero is Tony Stewart.
Of racing, Brett says, "How fast the cars
go and all the great wheel to wheel action it provides!".
His favorite racing website is