Charlie Hargraves drives the #74 Late
Model Class car. His home track is Indianapolis Speedrome but he
can also be found racing at Jefferson Sportsdrome. He lives in
Team members helping Charlie are:
Johnny Hargraves, Matthew Smith, Patrick Fleenor, Kevin Wild, Maurice
Petty, Allen Hargraves, Chuck & Lou Anne Hargraves, Jeremy Morris, Terry
Steele, Rich Fenwick, Persha & Makinzee Hargraves. Chuck and Lou
Anne Hargraves are the car owners.
Charlie started racing in 2007 in the
Figure 8 class at Speedrome because it is a family tradition. His
first win was in '02 in the Stocks class at Speedrome. Career
highlights include '01 Stock Rookie of the Year, '03 Modified Rookie of
the Year and Points Runner-Up, '03 Modified Post Season Championship.
The thrill of racing for Charlie is the
speed, the competition and being with his family and friends. His
most exciting racing moment was winning the 100 Lap Modified race in '04
and making the 3 Hour starting field in '05. He's most proud of
doing what they have, running so well on a lower budget than most other
Charlie's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Charlie says, "You have to
try it at least once!".
His favorite racing website is