Lucas Shidler drives the #26 600 Mini
Sprint (R) Class car. His home track is Charleston Speedway but he
can also be found racing at Bakersfield Raceway Park and Coles County
Speedway. He lives in Robinson, IL.
Team members helping Lucas are:
Scott, Jevell Shidler, Brad Paddock, Johnny Neeley, Mike Shidler.
Scott Shidler is the car owner.
Lucas started racing in 1998 in the
Quarter Midget Class at Terre Haute, IN because some friends told them
to come to Terre Haute and watch them race. They've been hooked
ever since. His first win was in 1998 in the Jr. Novice Class at
Terre Haute. Career highlights include 2005 National Champion,
2004 and 2005 Track Championship at Terre Haute and Regional Champion in
2002, '03, '04 and '05.
The thrill of racing for Lucas is the
adrenaline rush! His most exciting racing moment was winning the
2005 Quarter Midget Dirt Grands. He's most proud of being able to
win multiple Championships and having such a strong pit crew.
Lucas's favorite racing hero is Dale
Of racing, Lucas says, "That it is an
awesome and exciting sport that is very easy to get into and well worth