Patrick O'Dell drives the #26 Street Stock
Class car. His home track is Carolina Speedway but he can also be
found racing at I-77 Speedway. He lives in Rock Hill, SC.
Team members helping Patrick are:
Pat O'Dell - Dad, Chris Patterson, Chris Steele, McCraw Auto Machine Shop.
Patrick started racing in 1999 in the
Amateur Go Karts Class at Indianland Kartway and in '02 he started racing
in the Street Stock Class at Carolina Speedway because he's always been
interested in racing since he was a kid. His first win in Go Karts
was in '02 at Indianland Kartway and in '06 in the Street Stock Class at
I-77 Speedway. Career highlights include: Go Karts - 7 wins at
Indianland Kartway, Tyro, Buck Creek, '01 Track Champion at Indianland
Kartway; Dirt Track - '06 was his first win at I-77 Speedway.
The thrill of racing for Patrick is the
rush, the horsepower and the speed. His most exciting racing moment
was beating Donnie Adams for the win. He's most proud of his wins
and Track Championship.
Patrick's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, Patrick says, "It's a lot of
fun, but it's a lot of work!".
Patrick's favorite racing websites are