Driver Profile - KIRK JEFFRIES
Kirk in action at Lakeville Speedway
Name: Kirk Jeffries
Birthdate: July 6th, 1962
Hometown: Westerville Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Family: 2 girls Danielle and Shannon
How did you choose your car number? I started with 59 on my first motorcycle then changed number to 78L to remember Luke Castle
Engine Builder: Cant say
Crew: Dennis Jeffries little brother
Sponsors: Kears speed shop - B w lawncare - Todd Kane- Best Plumbing - K S grapics - Varment Gaurd - Jeff Castle - MOM
Favorite Track: K-C raceway or Midway
Divisions competed in: 600 Mini Sprints & 410 Sprints
Years Racing: Racing cars 14 years, been racing since I was 7
Wins: 600 32 wins, 410 one at Lakeville
Championships: 35 Raceway 600
Regular Tracks/Series: Lakeville, K-C, some All-Stars
Hobbies: Racing, Soccer, Softball
Favorite TV show: First 48
Favorite Music: Rock and Country
Favorite Band: Too many
Favorite Food: Pizza and Steak
Favorite Beverage: Sweet tea
Favorite Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Driver: Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon
When and how did you get started in racing?
When I was seven Dad got me into racing flat track, I started racing cars in 1996
Who had the biggest impact on your racing career and why?
My little brother Dennis, he keep me going and tells me what I am doing wrong
What would you be doing if you weren't racing?
What is your favorite aspect of racing?
People and the friends you have ,everyone will lend a hand if you need it
What is your greatest accomplishment/best memory?
Winning my first 410 feature
What is the worst thing that has happened to you in racing, or your worst season?
This year was best and worst, flipped two times ,first one totaled car thanks to Shirley at Kears she kept us going
In your own words, describe your 2009 season:
Good and bad
What are your plans for the 2010 season?
Race, race, and race where ever we can
Where do you see Sprint Car racing five years from now?
Costing more and more for the little guys
What is your ultimate goal?
Just win races
Anything else you would like to add?
Thanks everyone that helps us be able to race