Bryan Hernandez drives the #18z Midwest
Modified Class car. His home track is Chateau Raceway but he can
also be found racing at Deer Creek Speedway. He lives in Blooming
Team members helping Bryan are:
Jacinta Hernandez - daughter, Tony Glenn aka "Jaws", Jumbo Hernandez,
Korn Seyhora, Tom Vermilya, Mike Nelson aka "Buttercup", Curt Espian,
Bryan Hernandez Jr.
Bryan started racing in 1982 in the
Bomber Class at Chateau Raceway because he watched as a kid and for the
thrill of the sport. Career highlights include '02 Chateau Raceway
Track Championship and the Midwest Modified Fall Nationals Champion, and
finished 9th in the National Points, '04 Chateau Raceway Track Champion,
'06 Chateau Raceway Track Champion, and finished 2nd in Track Points at
Deer Creek Speedway.
The thrill of racing for Bryan is the
rush and the speed. His most exciting racing moment was winning
his first Track Championship in '02. He's most proud of being
competitive and consistent.
Byran's racing hero is Mark Martin.
Of racing, Bryan says, "It's fun and
exciting! The 3 Tap Rule: 1st Tap - I'm here, 2nd Tap - Pick
a line, 3rd Tap - I'll move ya!".
His favorite racing website is