Donnie Houchens drives the #47D Limited
Late Model Class car. He lives in Glasgow, Ky. His home track is Fairview
Motorsports but he can also be found racing at Barren County Speedway.
He started racing in 1976 in Street Class
at Barren County because he loved it. His first win was in 1977 same Class
at Barren. Career highlights include the 1991
Street Stock Points Champion, over 30 wins, and many 2nd place finishes.
The thrill of racing for Donnie is
finishing the race without tearing the car up. His most exciting racing
moment was winning 1st. He is most proud of winning the Championships in
1991. Then thirteen years later in 2004
he was the Fairview Motorsports Points Champion for the Limited Late Model
His racing hero is Johnny Wheeler.
Donnie loves to race, and has been racing now
for about 30 years with the support of his wife Penny and his two girls
Misty and Mandy.
Of Racing, Donnie says, " If you
ever get the chance to race one time,
you will go back time and time again!"