Josh Griffith

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Josh Griffith



Josh Griffith drives the #97 Street Stock Class car.  His home track is Charleston Speedway but he can also be found racing at Fayette County Speedway.  He lives in Charleston, IL.

Team members helping Josh are:  Mom, Dad, Tonya, Alexis, Jake, Zae, Kyndel, Braxtown, Austin, Gary, Nathan, Matt, Uncle Jim, Aunt Patsy.  Griffith Family Motorsports is the car owner.

Josh started racing in 1997 in the Modified Class at Sullivan Speedway in Indiana as a family hobby.  His first win was in '06 in the Street Stock Class at Clay County Speedway.  Career highlights include '06 Illinois State UMP Street Stock State Champion, '06 Charleston Speedway Track Champion.

The thrill of racing for Josh is the thrill of winning.  His most exciting racing moment was winning the State Title, winning a Feature backwards at Clay County Speedway.  He's most proud of winning the State Title.

Josh's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Of racing, Josh says, It is not as easy as it looks!"

His favorite racing website is



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