Jim Kimmel drives the #17K Hobby Stock
Class car. His home track is Riviera Raceway but he can also be
found racing at Boone County Raceway, Eagle Raceway, US 30 Speedway,
Butler County Speedway, and Mid-Nebraska Speedway. He lives in
Team members helping Jim are:
Lumpy, Bubba, John.
Jim started racing in 1987 in the Bomber
Class at Riviera Raceway after watching his boss's kid and got hooked.
His first win was in '91 in the Bombers Class at Riviera Raceway.
Career highlights include 2000 Championship at Boone County Raceway in
the Bomber Class, '06 Championship at Boone County Raceway in Hobby
Stock Class and his son won the Championship at Boone County Raceway
The thrill of racing for Jim is the
competition. You don't have to win. His most exciting racing
moment was his son's first win. He's most proud of both
Championships in '06.
Jim's racing hero is Mark Martin.
Of racing, Jim says, "Lots of action!".
His favorite racing website is