Eric Thompson drives the #17 Open Wheel
Modified Class car. His home track is East Lincoln Speedway but he
can also be found racing at Fayetteville Motor Speedway and Thunder
Valley Speedway. He lives in Charlotte, NC.
Team members helping Eric are: L.
D. Shumate, Red, Chris.
Eric started racing in 2001 in the Super
Street Class at East Lincoln Speedway. His first win was in 2005
in the Modified Class at East Lincoln Speedway. Career highlights
include 3 wins, finishing 10th in Southeastern Region IMCA Modifieds.
The thrill of racing for Eric is the
side by side racing. His most exciting racing moment was his first
win. He's most proud of his wife's backing in racing.
Of racing, Eric says, "It is not a
racial sport any more!".
His favorite racing website is