Taylor Booten drives the #11 Jr. Sprint
Class car. Her home track is Southern Illinois Raceway but she can
also be found racing at Coles County Speedway. She lives in
Team members helping Taylor are:
Todd Booten, Chuck Kidwell with Kidwell Race Cars LLC, George Shear with
Total Concept Racing Engines. Jerry Baker is the car owner.
Taylor started racing in 2004 in the Jr.
Sprint Class at T K Raceway because of her Dad. Her first win was
in 2005 in the Jr. Sprint Class at TK Raceway. Career highlights
include 1st Region 4 Championship in Jr. Sprint in '05, 1st TK Track
Point in Jr. Sprint in '05, 2nd in Southern Illinois Raceway Track
Points in Jr. Sprint in '05.
The thrill of racing for Taylor is to
drive the car into the corners as fast as you can. Her most
exciting racing moment was racing with Garrett Duff and beating him.
She's most proud of her 1st place in Region 4 of '05.
Taylor's racing heroes are Dale
Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Kinser.
Of racing, Taylor says, "Girls can race
just as good as boys and beat them!".