Jay Crichton drives the #4c Crate Late
Model Class car. His home track is Seymour Raceway. He lives
in Lake Villa, IL.
Team members helping Jay are: Jim
Crichton, James Frank, Scott Heath, Chris Hope, Conner Crichton, T. J.
Crichton. Crichton Motorsports is the car owner.
Jay started racing in 1985 in the Street
Stock Class at Wilmont Speedway, racing the same car on dirt and asphalt
for something to keep him busy and to learn auto mechanics on a car.
His first win was that same year. Career highlights include
winning Track Championship in '87.
The thrill of racing for Jay is meeting
the different people. His best racing moment was at Rockford
Speedway racing where all classes mixed up and Jay won. He's most
proud of winning a race every season for 26+ years in every division.
Jay's racing hero is Whitey Harris who
was Jay's neighbor who won 22 Track Championships. Jay learned a
lot from him.
Of racing, Jay says, "Racing costs a lot
of money but you learn how to manage it. It's a great learning
His favorite racing website is