Michael Knighten drives the #96 Modified
Class car. His home track is Ark-La-Tex
Speedway but he can also be found racing at Timberline Speedway.
He lives in Keithville, LA.
Team members helping Michael are:
Stewart and Terry Knighten. Michael and Kortney Knighten are the
Michael started racing in 2002 in the
Truck Class at Champion Park Speedway because it was something he wanted
to do since he was a kid. His first win was in '03 in the Truck
Class at Champion Park Speedway. Career highlights include '03-'04
Truck Champion at Champion Park Speedway, '06 finished 6th in National
IMCA Southern Sport Mod Points, '06 4 wins in 8 days at 3 tracks in
Sport Mod, '07 Sabine Motor Speedway Track Champion in Modifieds, over
30 career wins in multiple classes.
The thrill of racing for Michael is the
competition, being able to run door to door with the best in the
business. His most exciting racing moment was winning the '10
Spring Nationals at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. He's most proud of being
successful and having an opportunity to win races.
Michael's racing hero is Tony Stewart.
Of racing, Michael says, "It's the most
thrilling, exciting, competitive, family sport there is!".
His favorite racing website is