Buddy is 32 years old and lives in Pana Il. Buddy began racing in 1996 and ran his whole rookie year without winning a race.
In 1997 Buddy "learned to win". Since then he has won over 100 races, and two track championships at Macon Speedway.
Buddy competes at Macon, Danville, Brownstown, Farmer City, and Charleston, Il.
Dale Earnhardt is Buddy's guy!
Buddy says so many people have helped him, he hates to name any, but Russell Snow got him started. His Dad and his brother have been a big help also. Mike Pundt Jr., was the Chief Mech. on Buddy's Championship runs, and is wrenching the Yes Motors Synergyn car this year.
The car "MOPAR MAGIC" is a 1979 Duster frame with a 1973 Duster Body. It is powered by a 360 cu in Dodge engine. It has a set of cast pistons and "Isky" hydraulic cam.
The car is owned by Roger Bathe from Sullivan, Illinois.
Buddy's goal is to be a contender on a weekly basis. ssshhhh!
Buddy says "See ya ......... in the winners circle"