Matt Adkins drives the #M2 Hornet Class
car. His home track is Charleston Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Vermillion County Speedway. He lives in Tuscola,
Team members helping Matt are:
Dad, Rog, Jim, Jon, Jimmy, Cory, Kerry. Matt and Bob Atkins are
the car owners.
Matt started racing in 2003 in the
Hornet Class at Charleston Speedway after watching his Dad and other
family members. His first win was in '05 in the Hornet Class.
Career highlights include flipping his car and finishing 9th in the
The thrill of racing for Matt is the
speed. His most exciting racing moment was racing 3 wide.
He's most proud of finishing 9th in the Points.
Matt's racing hero is Rusty Wallace.
Of racing, Matt says, "Try it, it's lots
of fun. Drive it like you stole it!".
Matt's favorite racing website is