James Cates drives the Limited Modified
Class car. His home track is 105 Speedway but he can also be found
racing at Houston Raceway Park and Texana Raceway Park. He lives
in Houston, TX.
Team members helping James are:
Crew - Troy Kettler, Terry Klock; Help - Howard Willis, Earl Baxter,
Kent Lewis Sr, Kent Lewis Jr., Rodney Owens, 105 Machine Shop, Kings
Paint & Body Shop.
James started racing in 1988 in the
Stock Car Class at Battleground Speedway because it's a family hobby.
His first win was in '89 in the Modified Stock Car Class at Big H
Speedway. Career highlights include finishing 2nd in the Points 3
years in a row at Battleground Speedway, first win with all the fast
guys still running.
The thrill of racing for James is
controlling something that is out of control. He's most proud of
the ability to miss wrecks...not spinning out much and racing people
James's racing heroes are his Dad, Dale
Earnhardt, Larry Schild.