So in , Belleville offered its first auto race, scheduled for July 4th. A crowd of around 7,, came out to watch the race which featured three cars. Two were a Model 10 Buick, and one was a Ford. From this point on, auto races would continue on at the High Banks, gaining in popularity and car count each year. The Belleville Midget Nationals started at the Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kansas, after some racers involved in a challenge race kicked around the idea among themselves. High interest was shown in the track by the drivers during the Rocky Mountain Midget vs.
Jeff Gordon's career comes full circle at California track
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A member of the Jeff Gordon family has begun their racing career. On Sunday, the four-time Cup champion posted videos on Twitter of his 7-year-old son, Leo, driving a quarter midget for the first time. He was fitted for the car in August soon after his fifth birthday. Mark your calendars.
Jeff Gordon’s Son, Leo, Makes His First Laps Driving A Quarter Midget
In popular culture. He formerly drove the No. Gordon started his professional racing career in the Busch Series with Hugh Connerty Racing, followed by Bill Davis Racing , winning three races, and began racing full-time in the Cup Series for Hendrick Motorsports in He is a four-time Winston Cup champion , having won the title in , , , and
The carts were fast. Everybody else wanted to wreck people. I just wanted to pass everybody.