Rich Clouser drives the #9 Late Model
Class car. He lives in Palm Bay, Fla. His home track is New
Smyrna Speedway but he can also be found racing at Orlando Speedway.
He started racing in 1996 in the Bomber
Class at New Smyrna Speedway because his Dad and Uncle raced. His
first win was that same year. Career highlights include: 3
Track Championships at Orlando Speedway in 1998, New Smyrna Speedway in
1998, and Desoto Super Speedway in 2001, 2 Rookie of the Year
Championships - Bomber in 1996 and Late Model in 2003, Sportsman of the
Year in 2001 at Desoto, 2nd in Goodyear Challenge Points in 2003, and
Points Champ NSS Speedweeks in 2004.
The thrill of racing for Rich is the rush
of winning. He's most proud of being where he is today and having a
Late Model ride and being able to run up front.
Rich's racing hero is Dale Earnhardt.