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Don Hilleary

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 Don "The High Side Hillbilly" Hilleary


Don Hilleary drives the #v27 Street Stock Class car.  His home track is K3 Speedway but he can also be found racing at Fairbury Legion Speedway. 

Team members helping Don are:  Dale, Flint, Manny, Lee, Brandon.  Vallejo Racing is the car owner.

Don started racing in '97 in the Street Stock Class at K3 Speedway because his Dad and Brother raced.  His first win was in '07 in the Street Stock Class at Crown Point Speedway.  Career highlights include $2,000 Feature win at Crown Point Speedway, '10 Track Champion at K3 Speedway and finished 2nd in the National Points in '10.

The thrill of racing for Don is the speed.  His most exciting racing moment was Track Championship and winning $2,000.  He's most proud of being a clean driver and respected.

Don's racing hero is Dan O'Neal.

Of racing, Don says, "It is fun and a thrill!".

His favorite racing website is






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