Matt Taylor

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Matt Taylor late model #117 from Springfield is 31 years of age. He began racing in 1989 in the limited late model division. His home track is Farmer City and you can also catch Matt at Fairbury, Macon and Peveley. 

Matt’s first win came in 1991 in a late model at Godfrey. Racing is in Matt’s family, he’s been around the track his whole life. Matt’s father Dick Taylor was a big influence in his racing career. 

Matt’s car is a CJ Rayburn chassis powered by a Chevy 415 Hixson racing engine. His greatest racing accomplishment is winning the 2000 Herald & Review 100 at Macon Speedway. 

Matt would like to thank Dick Taylor, Bill and Cathy West, Robert Moore, Richard Moore , Fletch and Donnie for all of their help and support in his racing career.