Nick Deal drives the #55D Modified Class
Car. His home track is I-80 Speedway, but can also be found racing at
Shelby County Speedway.
Team members helping Nick are: Tim Deal,
Nick Hermsen, and Kelly Scott. Tim Deal is the car owner.
Nick started racing in 2007 in the ProAm
Class car at I-80 Speedway because he went to the races and it looked
like fun so he tried it. His first win was that same year. Career
highlights include Rookie of the year, Rising Star Award for Pro Stock
Division, 7th in points in Pro Stock, and 3 wins his first year racing.
The thrill of racing for Nick is he can
go as fast as he wants legally. His most exciting moment was coming
around turn four when he was going to win his 1st Feature. He is most
proud of how much he has improved every time he goes out on the track.
Nick's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt Sr.
Of racing, Nick says, "It is great to
get young people into, it keeps them out of trouble. You learn a lot
about cars and driving. You learn to respect other peoples cars, and
His favorite racing website is