Bruce Durden drives the #17D Sprints Class
car. He lives in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. His home track is Putnam
County Raceway, but he can also be found racing at Volusia, East Bay and
After going to races with family, he began
racing in 1972in Motor Cross at North Florida Motor Speedway and in 1984
in Late Model Class at Jax Speedway. His first win was in 1972 in Motor
Cross at Cycle Back Park and in Late Model Class in 1984 at Putnam
The thrills of racing for him are the
people, the friends, the bench racing after. "The older I get, the faster
"Every win is getting harder and harder to
get". He is most proud of keeping all the friends from every Class he
Bruce's racing heroes are David Pearson
and Steve Kinser.
Of racing, Bruce says, "It's fun and every
team needs help".
His favorite racing website is