Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Driver Spotlight: Katelyn Weatherly

Katelyn Weatherly

Where does Katelyn Brianna Weatherly get her drive from?

Katelyn is the great niece of NASCAR Legend - JOE WEATHERLY
Besides her great Uncle Joe Weatherly, her great grandfather, Marshall Weatherly competed in 5 NASCAR races in 1955; her grandfather, Dennis Weatherly was not only a highly rated dirt driver in the Bobby Weatherly, Katelyn's father; at 10 years old, he was ranked #2 nationally racing go karts; He started racing Street Stocks at Volusia County Speedway and progressed to Pro Late Model in 2010.

2010 is where Katelyn got the bug to drive; her parents put her in a Bandolero, and the rest is history; In spite of running head on into the wall in her first race. Katelyn is convinced that eventually she wants the Weatherly family name back in the NASCAR history books.
At 12 Years old has been racing Bandaleros for a full year; her current career stats are:

Zero - DNF
3 - 2nd Place
8 - 3rd Place
20 - Top Tens

Ranked in the Top 50 Nationally

Won championship @ Cordele Speedway

5th in points @ Atlanta Motor Speedway

3rd in points @ Lanier Speedway
Thank you www.younggunshalloffame.com for supplying the information on this exciting young driver!!

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