Austin Blume drives the #19 Pro Stock
Class car. His home track is Freeport Raceway Park but he can also
be found racing at Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway, Farley Speedway and
Lasalle Speedway. He lives in Byron, IL.
Team members helping Austin are:
Duane, Terry, Ed, Fast Eddie, Stimy, Tom, Scheffler, Teddy, Brad,
Austin, Grandpa Larry, Tim Hamburg, Tom Hamburg, Rick Young and Gary
Hunt. Duane and Sandy Blume are car owners.
He started racing in 2004 in the Pro
Stock Class at Freeport Raceway Park because it's been a passion in his
family. His first win was that same year. Career highlights
include Rookie of the Year in Pro Stock in 2004 and one win at Freeport
Raceway Park in 2005.
The thrill of racing for Austin is the
adrenaline rush when he's on the track and the relationship he has with
his crew. His most exciting racing moment was in his first race,
finishing 4th. He's most proud that he's been clean since his
first race and he will always race fair.
Austin's racing hero is Steve Kincer.
Of racing, Austin says, "I'd like to
explain to people how much fun it is!".
His favorite racing website is