Amos Chesser drives the #5259 Bracket
2-Pro Class Dragster. His home track is Ohio Valley Dragway but he
can also be found racing at Hardinsburg. He lives in Louisville,
Team members helping Amos are: Dad
- Bruce Chesser, Crew Chief - Todd Vandiver, Engine built and tuned by
Paul Dunn, Friend and race Jeff Weihe, Paint - Rodger's Body Shop, Wife
- Tarra Chesser, Sister - Diana Chesser.
Amos started racing in 2002 in the
Bracket 2 Class at Ohio Valley Dragway because he liked it. His
first win was in 2002 in the Trophy Class at Ohio Valley Dragway.
Career highlights include friend Jeff Weihe won final in Amos's car when
he lent it to him after Jeff's car broke a ladder bar. Jeff had
never been in the car before and won the final!
The thrill of racing for Amos is doing
wheel stands. His most exciting racing moment was on nitrous one
time he stood the car on the wheelie bars straight up with the back
tires off the ground. He's most proud of the car's appearance.
Of racing, Amos says, "It's like a drug
you're addicted to or you don't
Amos's favorite racing website is