Rusty Dixon drives the #97 Open Wheel
Modified Class car. He lives in Riverview, Fla. His home track is East Bay
He began racing in 1996 in Late Model
Class at Desoto Speedway because his Father had raced since Rusty was 5
years old. His first win was the same Year, Track and Class. Career
highlights include 14 out of 16 wins in 1997 and 4th in Modified Points in
The thrill of racing for him is
unexplainable (the best). His most exciting racing moment was his first
win at East Bay Raceway Park in 2004. He is most proud of family and
friends, people who believe in him.
Rusty's racing hero is his Dad.
Of racing, Rusty says, "The only sport
that makes friends into families. One big family".
His favorite racing website is