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Alex Kennedy Signs with Spraker Racing Enterprises
Mar 7, 2008 - updated Mar 7th, 2008 7:05pm
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AZTEC, NM (March 7, 2007) -- A big dream came true for sixteen-year-old Alex Kennedy when he officially signed with Spraker Racing Enterprises for their driver development program. Owner, Jeff Spraker, well known for mentoring young talent, said, "Alex is the real deal. We have tested him twice, and he has a natural ability behind the wheel. He has tremendous potential, and we are pleased to have him join our organization."
Alex will begin campaigning for Spraker Racing Enterprises in the NASCAR Weekly Late Model Series at Caraway Speedway in Asheboro, NC on March 15th. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Jeff Spraker and his team. I know they have top-notch equipment, and I'm looking forward to driving their cars. This is definitely a huge step in my driving career!"
More information on Alex’s signing is available at www.sprakerracing.com.
About Spraker Racing Enterprises:
Spraker Racing Enterprises currently fields an ARCA RE/MAX Series team with driver Dexter Bean, and operates a full-service fabrication and consulting business with customers in all major racing series. The business was established in 1979 in Spraker's native upstate New York, and expanded to operate the Mooresville, North Carolina site in 2000. During the 2007 season, the Spraker Racing Enterprises team ran the NASCAR Busch East (now Camping World) Series, as well as selected events in the ARCA and Busch Series.
About Alex Kennedy:
In 2006 Alex Kennedy was featured on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” show interviewed by Mike Massaro for a special about young drivers. “I can’t drive to Sonic to get a cheeseburger but I can drive a racecar,” said Alex. Since that interview Alex has been named National Ambassador for Dream Factory Inc and became the youngest driver to post a podium finish in ASALMS history.
Nicknamed the “New Mexico Rising Star” back at his home track of Sandia Motorsports Park, Alex has been signed by Spraker Racing Enterprises to their driver development program. Advertising opportunities available for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series and the NASCAR Camping World East Series for 2008.
Meet Alex at www.alexkennedy.com