Joe Melnick drives the #8m Sprint class
car. He lives in Gibsonton, Florida. His home track is East Bay.
Joe began racing in 1973 in the Bomber
class at Golden Gate because it looked like fun. His first win was in 1975
in the Early Model class.
Career highlights for Joe include:
1995&1996 TBART Champion, 1996 East Bay Sprint Champion, 1996 Pavement
Champ, 1996 Dirt Champ, 1984 Super 6 Champion, 1984 Modified Champion,
1984 Tribune Driver of the Year, and the Memorial Day non-wing winner. The
thrill of racing for Joe is winning. He is most proud of becoming TBART
champion and winning 2 non-wing features in one night.
Joe's racing hero is Tack Hewitt.