Driver Profile - MARK ZELLERS

Mark on the gas at Lincoln Speedway

Name: Mark Zellers
Birthdate: 7-18-73
Hometown: Dover, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Single
Family: daughter Makenna
Occupation: Parts Manager
How did you choose your car number? Brother
Chassis: Maxim
Engine Builder: Terry Zellers
Crew: Keith Zimmer, Chris Longenberger, Jason Bowers Scott Zellers
Sponsors: Sports Universe, Byers Tires, B & B Metal Finishing, Century21 Heritage
Favorite Track: Williams Grove Speedway
Divisions competed in: Quarter Midgets, Go Karts, Micro Sprints, 358 Sprints
Years Racing: 20
Wins: 10
Championships: 0
Regular Tracks/Series: Lincoln Speedway 358 Sprints
Hobbies: Racing & Camping
Favorite TV show: Scrubs
Favorite Music: Country & Rock
Favorite Band: Motley Crue
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Beverage: Coffee
Favorite Restaurant: The Pub
Favorite Driver: Doug Wolfgang

When and how did you get started in racing?

My family has always been involved in racing.

Who had the biggest impact on your racing career and why?

Kevin Gobrecht, Because I knew him and he was just an average person who was so driven to be the best.

What would you be doing if you weren't racing?

A bull rider.

What is your favorite aspect of racing?

Everthing about racing is what I live for.

What is your greatest accomplishment/best memory?

Just to be able to drive a sprint car is a life long dream.

What is the worst thing that has happened to you in racing, or your worst season?

Watching my little brother ballpark one at the Grove in turn one.

In your own words, describe your 2005 season:

We had a lot of let downs, but feel we grew alot as a team and myself as a driver.

What are your plans for the 2006 season?

Race all of teh Lincoln 358 shows and try to get to the Grove when money and schedule permit.

Where do you see Sprint Car racing five years from now?

It going down a long road down hill. We need wing size and tire rules.

What is your ultimate goal?

Drive a 410 for a living.