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 Shain Held


Shain Held drives the #55 Modified Class car.  His home track is Orlando Speedworld but he can also be found racing at New Symrna Speedway.  He lives in Orlando, FL.

Team members helping Shain are:  Bonnie Miramonti, Ed Beardslee, Kelly Jarrett, Mike Held, Matt Jarrett, Shawn Held, Tom Held, Sharon Held, Sam Jenkins, Pam Roundtree.

Shain started racing in 1985 in the Go Cart Class at New York because of family influence with his Dad racing NASCAR Modifieds.  His first win was in 1994 in the Modifieds Class at Orlando Speedworld.  Career highlights include 1998 Most Improved Driver Award, 2000 finished 2nd in the Points, 2001 Track Championship at Orlando Speedworld in Modifieds, 50 plus wins in Modifieds.

The thrill of racing for Shain is the competition and the speed.  His most exciting racing moment was leading the race with 3 laps to go and left rear went flat, but he still won the race.  Also his 2001 Points Championship.  He's most proud of coming back and winning the first time after near death accident at work.

Shain's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Of racing, Shain says, "It is not as easy as it looks.  It takes a lot of help and commitment!".

His favorite racing website is




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