Darren Norton drives the #7 Mod Lite Class
car. His home track is Hawkeye Raceway. He lives in Moline,
IL. People who help Darren are: Don Norton, David Norton, Jeff
Darren started racing in 1992 in the
Street Stock Class at Quad City Speedway because it was a family
tradition. His first win was in 1995 in the Pro Stock Class at Quad
The thrill of racing for Darren is to go
fast, turn left better than the other guy. His most exciting racing
moment was racing Ronnie Weedon in a Late Model during Darren's first year
and having to have a judgment call on who won....Ronnie got it!
Darren is most proud of finishing 2nd in Late Model Points at Hawkeye
Darren's racing heroes are Mr. Ralph and
Dale Earnhardt Sr.
Of racing, Darren says, "There's not much
more fun than doin it in the dirt!".