Michael D. Watson drives the #55 Late
Model car. He lives in Campbellsville, Ky. His home track
is The Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown, KY. but he can also be found
racing at Clinton County, Burnside, KY. and Crossville, TN.
He started racing in 1994 in the Street
Stock Class at Campbellsville, KY. because his Uncle has raced for
over 40 years and he grew up around it all of his life. His cousin races,
his Father raced in the 70's and His Brother raced in the 80's. His first
win was in 2004 in Open Wheel at the Bluegrass Speedway.
Career highlights include, Winning
numerous Events during his Go-Kart racing years, Top 5 Car when he
raced Street Stock for 1 season.. He ran Open Wheel for 1
season-competitive. This year he has only ran 6 times so far. Best run
2004-Fast Time at Clinton County, won Fast Heat, Led half of the Feature
and finished 3rd.
Owner-Lowell Hickerson, Thanks to Finn and
Jeff Watson, Night Crew- Andy "Bones" Richardson and Brandon Reynolds. "Thanks
to my wife (she lets me race)"
The thrill of racing for Michael is that
he "escapes from every day stress. Knowing that your machine is pushed to