Ron Pope drives the #17 Super Street class
car. His home track is Fayetteville Motor Speedway but he can also
be found racing at Wayne County Speedway. He lives in Dunn, NC.
Team members helping Ron are:
Ronnie and Connie Pope, Jeff Pope, Simon Hodgson, Angie Marine. Ron Pope is the car owner.
He started racing in 1999 in the Pure
Stock Class at Fayetteville Motor Speedway for something to do on
weekends and because he has always liked and been around racing.
His first win was in 2000 in the Pure Stock Class at FMS. Career
highlights include 6 wins in 2000 in the Pure Stock Class, 1 win in
2001 in the Super Street Class, wins in Pure Stock in 2002 and 1 win so
far in 2005 in the Super Street.
The thrill of racing for Ron is the speed
and good side by side racing. His most exciting racing moment was his
first win in 2000. He's most proud of winning races.
Of racing, Ron says, "Everybody needs
to try it at least once. Rubbin is Racin!".
Dale Earnhardt is Ron's racing hero.
Ron's favorite racing website is