Donny Walden drives the #1w Late Model
Class car. He lives in Towanda, Illinois. His home track is
Farmer City Raceway, but
he can also be found racing at Fairbury Speedway.
Team members helping Donny are: Jeff Lenhardt,
Curt Vincent. Chris and Tami Walden are car owners.
Donny began racing in
1990 in Quarter Midget Class at Lincoln, Illinois because his Father
influenced him. His first win was in 1991 in Quart Midget Class. Career
highlights include 350 wins in Quarter Midget, a Regional, State Champion,
Track Champion at Macon in Mini Sprints in 2000 11 Feature wins, 2004
finished 4th in Points at Fairbury.
The thrill of racing for Donny is passing other cars.
His most exciting racing moments are competing with season veterans he
grew up watching as a kid, like Billy Drake and Roger long. He is most
proud of being able to meet so many people and having them a part of his
Donny's racing heroes are Billy Drake
and Dale Earnhardt.
Donny says, "The smoother and straighter you drive, the faster you will