Chad Paxton drives the #16 Late Model
Class car. His home track is Lancaster Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Carolina Speedway and I-77 Speedway. He lives in
Team members helping Chad are:
Pretty Eddie Munn, Tommy Brownfield, Beau Paxton, Josh Newman, Mike
Stacy, Keith Milstead, Josh Paxton, Bobby Anderson. Doug, Brian
and Cindy Marturano are the car owners.
Chad started racing in 1989 in the
Street Stock Class at Louisville Speedway because he grew up watching
his Dad, Charlie race ARCA cars and Chad enjoyed the thrill and
excitement. His first win was that same year. Career
highlights include 2001 Late Model Championships at Friendship Speedway
in Elkin NC and over 25 Feature wins.
The thrill of racing for Chad is the
speed and winning. His most exciting racing moment was winning his
first Late Model Feature in 2003. He's most proud of being able to
build and maintain his own cars which led to the current team he drives
for. Sandwood Racing Camden, SC.
Chad's racing heroes are Ken Schrader
and Rick Mast.
Of racing, Chad says, "If you want to
make a little money racing, start with a lot!".
Chad's favorite racing website is