Shelby Ward drives the #50 Novice Class
car. Her home track is 67 Speedway but she can also be found
racing at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. She lives in Texarkana, AR.
Team members helping Shelby are:
Chris Ambler, Shawn Ward, Robert Sumerell, Cody Crouch. Steve Ward
is the car owner.
Shelby started racing in 2010 in the
Novice Class at 67 Speedway because her Father had always raced and she
really wanted to be like him and still does. She loves it!
Her first win was in '11 in the Novice Class at 67 Speedway.
Career highlights include John Harvey Toyota Ark-La-Tex Championship in
Novice in '11, 6 wins in the '12 season.
The thrill of racing for Shelby is the
speed and the competition. Her most exciting racing moment was
when she won the John Harvey Toyota race by only a foot, of which she's
Shelby's racing hero is her Dad, Steve
"The Rebel" Ward.
Of racing, Shelby says, "It is fun and
an adrenaline rush. It is an amazing feeling to win and beat all
of the guys!".
Shelby's favorite racing website is