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Robert Turner

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 Robert Turner


Robert Turner drives the #16 Street Stock Class car.  His home track is Fairbury Legion Speedway.  He lives in St. Anne, IL.

Team members helping Robert are:  Don Hilleary, A J Dixon.  Jim and Robert Turner are the car owners.

Robert started racing in 1991 in the Street Stock class at Fairbury Legion Speedway because he loved competition.  His firt win was that same year.  Career highlights include Kankakee Speedway Track Championship, '10 Southern Illinois State Championship, Summit Modified Tour '11 winner at Fairbury Legion Speedway, Kankakee River City Shootout winner '11, 13 second place Point finishes between Kankakee Speedway and Fairbury Legion Speedway.

The thrill of racing for Robert is winning and watching all of they drivers win.  His most exciting racing moment was winning the Kankakee Speedway Championship which took 19 years to accomplish.  He's most proud of building their own chassis and watching them win.

Robert's racing heroes are Roger Long and Billy Moyer.

Of racing, Robert says, "The most fun you'll have getting dirty!".

Robert's favorite racing website is







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