Mark Sutton Sr.
Mark Sutton Sr. drives the #97x Hornet
Class car. His home track is Bureau County Speedway. He
lives in Neponset, IL.
Team members helping Mark are:
Bexy (daughter), Ron (brother-in-law), and various others at the track.
Mark started racing in 2004 in the
Hornet Class at Bureau County Speedway after being a part of the pit
crew for 11 years. His first win was that same year. Career
highlights include 2 Heat wins in 2004 at Bureau County Speedway and 1
Heat win so far in 2005.
The thrill of racing for Mark is getting
to speed and getting away with it. His most exciting racing moment
was winning for the first time. He's most proud that he has two
Mark's racing heroes are Dale Earnhardt
Sr. and Kookie Wetsel.
Of racing, Mark says, "It's fun if you
can afford it. If racing's what you wanna do, JUST DO IT!
Don't let anybody stop you!".
Mark's favorite racing website is