Blake Eden drives the #17 Bandolero
Bandits Class car. He lives in Deland, FLA. His home track is
Orlando Speedway but he can also be found racing at Charlotte.
He started racing in 2001 in the Quarter
Midgets at New Smyrna Speedway and in 2003 in the Bandolero's at Orlando
Speedway for the individual competition and because he really likes
racing. Career highlights include: In Quarter Midgets Blake
finished 2nd in Points and held the Track Record in Junior Honda Class.
In Bandoleros, he has one 2nd place finish. He finished 5th in the
Points in 2003.
The thrill of racing for Blake is the
experience of meeting other people like himself, and spending time with
his Dad. His most exciting racing moment was the 2nd place finish in
the Bandolero race. He's most proud of just getting the chance to be
in a race car.
Blake's racing heroes are Dale Earnhardt
Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Of racing, Blake says, "Racing is a hard
sport and it takes a lot of practice and a lot of courage for a kid to get
in a car when you're not even old enough to have a driver's license!".
His favorite website is