Mark Winstead drives the #55 Grand Stock
Class car. He lives in Stafford, Va. His home track is Old Dominion.
He began racing in 1998 in Grand
Stock at Old Dominion Speedway because racing had been a part of his
family since his childhood, Stock cars and Drag, Pit Crew members for
years and wanted to drive. His first win was in 2000 at Old Dominion in
Grand Stock Class. Career highlights include, 2000-4 wins and 1 win
The thrill of racing for Mark is the close
competition. His most exciting racing moment was his first win in
his second full year of racing in 2000, opening night. He is most
proud of being able to be competitive with little financial backing.
His racing hero is Ernie Irvan.
Of racing, Mark says, "Make sure you have
plenty of money".
His favorite racing website is