Derek Colson drives the #70 Factory Stock
Class car. He lives in Greensburg, IN. His home track is Tree
City Raceway Park but he can also be found racing at Ripley County
He started racing in 2001 in the
Roadrunners Class at Indianapolis Speedrome because he was asked, while
attending college at LTI if he wanted to join the race team. His
first win was in 2000 in the Figure 8 Demo at Decatur County Fairgrounds.
This is his first year on dirt.
The thrill of racing for Derek is the
power, adrenaline rush, and the dirt in the teeth. His most exciting
racing moment was buying his first car. He's most proud of not
Dale Earnhardt and Scott Bryton are
Derek's racing heroes.
Of racing, Derek says, "Come out and watch
once....it aint just circles we're doing out here!".