Michael Benson drives the #71 Late Model
Class car. His home track is Riviera Raceway but he can be found
racing at many other tracks as well. He lives in Wakefield, NE.
Team members helping Michael are:
Peirce Racing Family, Bob, Pat, Kenny, Cory, Dan, Nicole, Russ.
Michael started racing in 1970 in the
Hobby Stock Class at Creighton Racetrack because he had a heavy foot and
the police told him to go get a race car. His first win was in '71
in the Hobby Stock Class at Creighton Racetrack. Career highlights
include '85 Track Champion at Interstate Speedway, '94 Track Champion at
Park Jefferson, participate in the Mid-Season River Cade Parade in Sioux
The thrill of racing for Michael is
trying to beat that guy in front of him. His most exciting racing
moment was Track Champion at Park Jefferson. He's most proud that
at his age he's still racing.
Michael's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt
Of racing, Michael says, "Very exciting
sport with furious competition!".