Robert Barnett drives the #812 Sport Mod
Class car. His home track is Abilene Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Ladyluck Speedway. He lives in Sweetwater, TX.
Team members helping Robert are:
Dad, T K Thompson, Whitney Ashfold, Joe McCormick, Big John's Chassis.
T K Thompson is the car owner.
Robert started racing in 1997 in the
Soap Box Derby Class at Derby Downs because his Dad raced and it's in
Robert's blood. His first win was that same year. Career
highlights include All American Soap Box Derby Champion in '98, West
Texas Mesquite Go Cart Track Champion in '99 and '00, Abilene Speedway
Jr. Mini Stock Champion in '01 and '02, Abilene Speedway Jr. Mini
Modified 2nd place in '03 and '04, '05 and '06 NASCAR Tech Inst student,
'08 Southern Sport Mod Rookie.
The thrill of racing for Robert is the
competition. His most exciting racing moment was Soap Box Derby
Championship and Jr. Mini Stock Championship. He's most proud of
2008 season and racing with his Dad.
Robert's racing hero is his Dad.
Of racing, Robert says, "It's a fun
His favorite racing website is