Preston Locklear drives the #04 Rookie
Class car. His home track is Carolina Speedway. He lives in
Elrod, NC. People who help Preston are: Jeff Smith, Larry
Locklear, Lance Locklear, Locklear Convenience Store, Roger, Chris, Earl,
He started racing in 1971 in the Hobby
Stock Class at Dillon Speedway because he just loved racing. His
first win was in 1973 in the Hobby Stock Class at Dillon Speedway.
Career highlights include Track Championship in 1971 at Dillon Speedway.
He quit racing in 1982 and just started back in 2005 because he loved it
so much he just had to do it again.
The thrill of racing for Preston is just
to see if he can out drive the competitors. His most exciting racing
moment was the first time he got in the car, the first lap he came out of
turn 4 and spun it around! He's most proud of winning the
Championship without winning a race. He ran 26 races and finished in
the top 5 - 22 times.
Preston's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt
Of racing, Preston says, "If you are going
to do it for money, you just as well stay home. Everyone needs to
try it at some time!".