John Swindell Freeman drives the #57
Thunder Roadster Class car. He lives in Huntersville, N.C. His home track
is Lowe's Motor Speedway, but he can also be found racing at Concord,
Hickory, Coastal Plains and Elkin.
He started racing in 1998 in Bandolero
Class at Charlotte Motor Speedway because he had grown up around racing
watching his Dad race. He won his first race in 1998 in Bandolero Bandits
Class at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Career highlights include, won 1st
round Red Bull Drivers Search,1999 Bandolero Nationals Fastest
Qualifier Heat Race Winner, 3rd Race of the States, 5th in Nation.
2003-Legends Lowe's Motor Speedway Summer Shoot Out Champion, 2003-Legends
Lowe's Motor Speedway Red White and Blue Series Champion, 2003-Legends
Lowe's Motor Speedway Young Lions Champion.
The thrill of racing for John
is that its what he wants to do for the rest of his life because it is
when he is most happy. His most exciting racing moment was winning the
Summer Shoot Out Championship along with 2 Feature wins. He is most proud
of his three Championships in 2003 and winning the first round of the
Red Bull Driver Challenge Search.
His racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.
Of racing, John says, " There is no other
thrill like it".