Eric "Big E" Whittington
Eric "Big E" Whittington drives the #02
Street Stock Class car. His home track is Bureau County Speedway but
he can also be found racing at LaSalle Speedway and Lincoln Speedway.
He lives in Princeton, IL. People who help Eric are: Mike
Menery, Jonathan Albrecht. Eric and Heather Whittington are car
Eric started racing in 2001 in the Bomber
Class at Bureau County Speedway as he grew up around racing and loved
going fast. His first win was in 2003 in the Bomber Class at Bureau
County Speedway. Career highlights include Rookie of the Year in
2001 at Bureau County Speedway, 4 Feature wins in 2004 and 15 Heat race
The thrill of racing for Eric is the
speed. His most exciting racing moment was winning a Feature on 6
Cylinders and having to have his car towed from Victory Lane. He's
most proud of going to the track with his family including 4 generations
Eric's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Eric says, "It's a lot more
work and more time consuming than people think!".