Keli Willenborg drives the #268 Pro Class
car. She lives in Dieterich, IL. Her home track is Coles
County Dragway but she can also be found racing at St.Louis, MO, and Terre
She started racing in 1999 in the Pro
Class at Coles County Dragway because her dad raced and she thought it was
cool! Her first win was in 1999 in the Pro Class at Coles County
Dragway. Keli was Woman Racer of the Year in 2001 and 2002, Most
Improved Racer in 2002 and Top Ten in Pro Class in 2002.
The thrill of racing for Keli is the
adrenalin rush! Her most exciting racing moment was winning her
first race! She's most proud of being one of the few women racers in
Shirley Muldowney and Angelle Savoie are
Keli's racing heroes.
Of racing, Keli says, "Have fun and be