Travis Hopkins drives the #53 Hobby Stock
Class car. His home track is Potomac Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Virginia Motor Speedway. He lives in
Team members helping Travis are:
God, Dad - Jerry, family and friends, Donnie Smith, Bootie O'Neil.
Jerry Hopkins is the car owner.
Travis started racing in 2008 in the
Hobby Stock Class at Virginia Motor Speedway because he was born to race
and his Dad used to race at Old Dominion. Career highlights
include '11 first full year, now 4th in the Points, 10 races with 10 Top
10's, 2 Top 5's and leading Rookie.
The thrill of racing for Travis is the
excitement, going fast and having fun. His most exciting racing
moment was his 4th place finish at Potomac Speedway. He's most
proud of getting better. He and his Dad built the car without any
big sponsor and big teams and running up front.
Travis's racing hero is his Dad, Jerry
Of racing, Travis says, "Best sport
around, expensive but fun!".
His favorite racing website is