J P Vasquez Jr. drives the #17 Sport Mod
Class car. His home track is Lady Luck Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Route 66 Speedway and Lubbock Motor Speedway. He
lives in Lubbock, TX.
Team members helping J P are: Mom,
Dad, Brother Josh, Michael Therwhanger, Mo Therwhanger, Jeff Emerson,
Jeff Whitehead. J P Vasquez Sr. is the car owner.
J P started racing in 2007 in the Sport
Mod and Street Stock Class at Lubbock Motor Speedway because his Dad
raced for 17 years and J P has been coming to the track since he was 2
weeks old. His first win was that same year. Career
highlights include finishing 2nd in '09 Sport Mods at Lady Luck
Speedway, winning back to back wins in '08 and '11 at Lady Luck
The thrill of racing for J P is to be
able to take a low budget race team and still out perform his
competition. His most exciting racing moment was qualifying every
night at the Southern Challenge in Abilene, TX where 95 Sport Mod cars
showed up in '08. He's most proud of being able to unload his car
and know that he can win any night.
J P's racing heroes are Monte Bolton and
Of racing, J P says, "That it will take
J P's favorite racing website is