Matt Mervert

           #  22


            Matt Mevert modified #22 from Steeleville, Il is 28 years of age. He began racing in 1996 in the modified division. His home track is Mt. Vernon Raceway but you can also catch him at Paducah Raceway.   

Matt Began racin in 1996 in a Mod at Belle-Clair speedway.  Matt’s first win came in 1998 at BelleClaire Speedway. His best points finish was 2nd in 1998 and 2000 at BelleClaire in a modified. Racing has been a long time desire of Matt’s and now he’s in it full force. 

            Matt’s modified is a Lightning chassis powered by a Belleville Automotive race engine. His greatest racing accomplishments so far are finishing 15th in UMP modified national points in 1999 and winning the Summer Nationals modified race at Mt. Vernon in 1999. 

     In 2001 Matt won the King City classic  at Mt. Vernon Raceway.

Matt’s goal is to race every Friday and Saturday night and be competitive. 

            Matt’s racing heroes are Don Klein and Ken Schrader. 

       He would like to thank Scott Gremmels, Bob Schrader, Tom Mevert, Bob Bollmann, Danny Eggemeyer, Dustin Wathen, Dave Mevert and Neil Miller for all of their help and support.