Ray Ellington Jr.
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Ray Ellington Jr. drives the #11 Grand
Stock/Limited Sportsman Class car. His home track is South
Boston Speedway but he can also be found racing at Orange County
Speedway and Franklin County. He lives in Madison Heights, VA.
Team members helping Ray are: Les
Moreland, Chris Moreland, Curtis Moreland, Robbie Thompson, Mark Parks,
Ronnie Miear, Eddie Gibson, Derrick Leftwich, Cory Wilmer,
Margaret Ellington. Ray Ellington Jr. and Ray Ellington Sr. are
the car owners.
Ray started racing in 1999 in the
Limited Sportsman Class at South Boston Speedway because he'd been
attending races since he was 5 years old with the entire family.
Career highlights include finishing 4th in the Points in 2005 at South
Boston Speedway in the Grand Stock Division, one outside Pole
qualification at South Boston Speedway, finishing in the top 10 in
Points, two of first three years racing at South Boston Speedway in
Limited Sportsman and 5 top 5 finishes.
The thrill of racing for Ray is the
speed, colors, sound, smell and the people. It's in his blood.
His most exciting racing moment was finishing 4th at South Boston
Speedway after spinning and crashing with 3 laps to go and smashing the
whole front end of the car going for 2nd place (career best finish).
He's most proud of the time spent with his family and sending a 4 year
old boy with cancer to Disneyworld with the money the team won (100%) in
Ray's racing heroes are Sonny Hutchins,
Ray Hendrick, Sam Ard and Bill Elliott.
Of racing, Ray says, "Go one time and
you will be hooked. It is a sport for the whole family. You
do not have to win to love doing it, but it is all about trying to
Ray's favorite racing websites are