Junior Newborn drives the #5 Street Stock
Class car. He lives in LaGrange, NC. His home track is
Southern National Speedway but he can also be found racing at Coastal
Junior's #5 car is the black and orange
Chevrolet Monte Carlo 355.
He started racing in 1995 in the Pure
Stock Class at Wayne County Speedway because he'd always wanted to.
His first win was in 1995 in the Pure Stock Class at Wayne County
Speedway. Career highlights include 60 wins, 2 Rookie of the Year
titles, 4 Track Championships, won Rookie of the Year and Track Champion
at SNS and Wayne County Speedway in his first year racing.
The thrill of racing for Junior is
building a car, getting it to handle and winning races. His most
exhilarating racing moment was winning the Points Championship his first
year. He's most proud that we have been able to keep winning races
and championships year after year.
Dale Earnhardt is Junior's racing hero.
Of racing, Junior says, "That when they go
to the track they should see who sponsors the cars and let them know that
they have seen them!".