Jon Thornburg drives the #8 Crate Late
Model Class car. His home track is Thunder Valley Speedway but he
can also be found racing at Cherokee Super Speedway. He lives in
Team members helping Jon are: Cody
Fleming, Joe Threat, Rose Thornburg. Buddy Thornburg is the car
Jon started racing in 2004 in the Crate
Late Model Class at Thunder Valley Speedway because he's been involved
his entire life as the son of a car owner.
The thrill of racing for Jon is the
speed. His most exciting racing moment was his first race.
He's most proud of seeing all the happy kids, signing autographs.
Jon's racing hero is Buddy Smith.
Of racing, Jon says, "Dirt track is
where racing is!"
His favorite racing website is