Gary Bales drives the #69 Legends Class
car. He lives in Sunbury, Ohio. His home track is Columbus
Motor Speedway but he can also be found racing at Kil-Kare, Mansfield and
He started racing in 2001 in the Legends
Class at Columbus because he'd always wanted to race and finally got the
opportunity. His first win was in 2003 in the Legends Class at
Columbus Motor Speedway. Career highlights include: Rookie of
the Year in 2001, won Charger Division Point Championship.
The thrill of racing for Gary is speed and
the camaraderie at all the tracks, and the thrill of competing. His
most exciting racing moment was when he won at Columbus. He's most
proud of his Point Championship Trophy and his first win.
Gary's racing heroes are Jeff Gordon and
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Of racing, Gary says, "Do it! You'll