Tyler Vande Kamp
Tyler Vande Kamp drives the #51 Modified
Class car. His home track is Knoxville Raceway but he can also be
found racing at Oskaloosa Southern Iowa Speedway, Mountain Dew
Bloomfield Speedway and Wapello County Fairgrounds. He lives in
Team members helping Tyler are: Mom, Dad,
Megan, John, Craig, Toby, Brittany, and Ben.
Tyler started racing in 2006 at Wapello
County Fairgrounds in the A-Mod class because he'd been involved with racing since he was 4 months old.
His first win in 2010 in the
A-Mod class at 34 Raceway in Burlington, Iowa. Career highlights
include his first win, 2012 Bloomfield Speedway Track Championship, and beating David
Murray Jr. and Michael Long in Heat Races.
The thrill of racing for Tyler is the
competition. His most exciting racing moment was making the
A-main in the Modifieds at the Late Model Nationals from the tail of the
B-Main in 2010. He is most proud of their Track
Tyler's racing hero is Doug Wolfgang.
Of racing, Tyler says, "It isn't cheap or easy, but it's the most
fun I've ever had!".
His favorite racing website is