Rich Lewerke drives the #97 in Modified
and the Late Model
Class car. His home track is Hamilton County Speedway. He
lives in Garner, IA.
Team members helping Rich are:
Mark Lewerke, Brent Grove and Steve Watson.
Rich started racing in 1989 in the
Modified Class at I-35 Speedway for the love of speed. His first
win was in 1990 in the Modified Class at I-35 Speedway.
highlights include 5 Track Championships, Winning the 2006 IMCA Super
Natioansl in a Modified at boone, finishing 2nd in the IMCA
Super Nationals in Modified, finishing 3rd in the Drivers Dream at Des
Moines, winner of the Half Mile Nationals at Manzanita Speedway and 2000
Region Championship in Modified.
The thrill of racing for Rich is close
racing. His most exciting racing moment was his 2nd place finish
in the Super Nationals. He's most proud of 80 wins and numerous
Rich's racing hero is Bill Elliott.
Of racing, Rich says, "It is hard work
and very competitive!".
Rich's favorite racing website is