Eric Hamilton drives the #16H Modified
Class car. His home track is Macon Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Farmer City Raceway and Lincoln Speedway. He lives
in Macon, IL.
Team members helping Eric are: Big
B, Earl, Mom, Dad.
Eric started racing in 1998 in Go Karts
at Cerro Gordo Speedway and in '08 in Modified at Macon Speedway because
his Dad raced in the '70's and '80's and Uncle Rick's been racing since
he was born so it runs in his blood. His first win was in '99 in
the Go Kart Class at Cerro Gordo Speedway. Career highlights
include Points Champion in Go Karts, finishing 3rd in Points in Modified
at Macon Speedway in '11 which was his 3rd year.
The thrill of racing for Eric is the
adrenaline rush of going fast side by side with other cars. His
most exciting racing moment was racing Jeremy Nicols Modified battling
with the leaders for the lead until popping a tire. He's most
proud of getting little bit better each year.
Eric's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Eric says, "The best sport
around and get to spend a lot of time with your family going to the
His favorite racing website is