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Matt Long drives the #25 GM Performance
Crate Late Model Class car. His home track is Carolina Speedway
but he can also be found racing at I-77 Speedway, Lancaster Motor
Speedway and Wythe Speedway. He lives in Concord, NC.
Team members helping Matt are: Jim
Cook, Matt Young, Sue Roberson, Josh Flynn, Matt Cojan, Tanner Simmonis,
Matt started racing in 2006 in the Crate
Late Model Class at Carolina Speedway and I-77 Speedway because he's
been involved in racing with his family since being born. Moved
down to NC and was bored, so bought a car. His first win was in
'09 in the Crate Late Model Class at Carolina Speedway. Career
highlights include '08 Top 10 Fastrak National Points, '09 2 Feature
wins, Top 5 NDRA Points.
The thrill of racing for Matt is the
challenge of the sport in general plus the competition aspect. His
most exciting racing moment was winning his first race in '09.
He's most proud that each year he/they get better plus he feels they
race clean/fair and consistent.
Matt's racing hero is his Father, Tye
Of racing, Matt says, "It's hard to
explain Dirt Racing to outsiders, getting new folks to race is the
His favorite racing website is