FASTRAK Driver SPOTLIGHT - #57 Lee Cooper
This Weeks FASTRAK Driver SPOTLIGHT - "LIGHTNIN" Lee Cooper
(Four Oaks,NC) They don't call him "Lightnin" for no reason it matches the drivers character to a tee. I'm talking about the driver from Woodruff,SC and the current points leader in the 2012 FASTRAK City Chevrolet Touring Division Standings going into the 8th Annual $7,500 to WIN Pro Late Model Nationals Labor Day weekend at the 1/2 mile Wythe Raceway - Lee Cooper. He has had a phenominal career behind the wheel of any racing machine he's ever piloted starting at 14yrs old racing go karts to now moving up racing around the Country in the "Premier Pro Late Model Series in the Country" the FASTRAK Racing Series and has even excelled in that avenue as well.
He has won it all from his teenage years taking over 300 Feature wins and the WKA (World Karting Association) South Carolina State Championship in 1998 to his outstanding career racing and getting Feature wins & Championships at "The Place Your Momma Warned You About" Cherokee Speedway located in Gaffney,SC beginning in 2002 to his 3rd place points finish in the points with the SAS East (Southern All Stars East Series) which is now the newly renamed in it's second year the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series which is proudly owned by FASTRAK Companies International who also own & operate the FASTRAK Racing Series all over the Country in many regions through out the United States from the Southeast, Mideast, Northeast, Canada, Mid Ohio Valley and Great Lakes Regions. To Top it off he is also a 3 time FASTRAK Southeast Regional Champion taking the $10,000 Dollars that comes along with it in 2006 and back to back in 2008 & 2009. Here's alittle more on the driver of the #57 Barry Wright Chassis you might not have known about or even wondered before.
Lee Cooper is this weeks Feature in the NEW FASTRAK Driver SPOTLIGHT which will be taking place every week highlighting at least one or two drivers to let you all get to know more about the great talent pool we have that travel in the FASTRAK Racing Series!!
Lee Cooper #57 Barry Wright Chassis - Chevy Camaro
DOB 12/21/84 - Woodruff,SC
Married: Wife/Morgan - Kids/ Luke 4 & Elin 1
Owner of Excel Racing Solutions LLC.
Sponsors: Harrison's Workwear, Excel Racing Solutions LLC, McCarter Towing, Henderson Amuesment, Big A's Custom Graphics, Kelcar Motorsports Marketing and Media, FK Rod Ends, Envy Suspension, RDG Motorsports
Over 300 victories at various tracks and states
Multi Track championships
1998 South Carolina Dirt WKA champion
2002 Stock & Modified Track Champion at Cherokee Superspeedway
2003 Late Model Sportsman (Crate) Champion at Cherokee Superspeedway
2003 City Chevrolet Crate Motor Nationals Winner Cherokee Superspeedway
2004 Won 12 out of 24 entered in Crate and Limited LateModel
2005 Southern Allstars East 3rd in Points
2006 Fastrak Southern Region Champion ( winning races at East Alabama Motor Speedway, West Georgia Speedway, Volunteer Speedway, and Crate Motor Nationals at Wythe RaceWay
2007 King Of the Hill Champion at Travlers Rest Speedway
2007 RunnerUp in Fastrak Grandnationals winning $20,000
2007 2nd in points Fastrak Southeastern Region
2008 Fastrak Southeastern Region Champion
2009 Fastrak Southeastern Region Champion winning $10,000
2010 Opened Excel Racing Solutions ( Sheetmetal Fab. Wreck repair, setup and race consulting)
2011 Won Volunteer Speedway, Bulls Gap TN (2nd race of Grand Nationals)
2011 3rd in Fastrak Grandnationals winning $10,000
2012 FASTRAK Triple Crown Champion - Back to Back in 2011 & 2012
Career Victories in Race Cars: 49
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED FASTRAK DRIVERS AND WANNA BE APART OF THE FASTRAK DRIVERS SPOTLIGHT CONTACT:FASTRAK Racing Series Announcer/PR Director Wesley Outland - 919-262-5660 [email protected] or [email protected] AND HE'LL GET BACK IN CONTACT WITH YOU TO MAKE IT HAPPEN!!
The FASTRAK Racing Series City Chevrolet Touring Divisions would like to thank all of its marketing partners for their great and continuing support. Those 2012 sponsors include: Hoosier Race Tires, VP Racing Fuel, City Chevrolet, Chevrolet Performance Parts, Vicci Apparel, TNT Race Cars, Rocket Chassis, Longhorn Race Cars, RockAuto.com and FK Rod Ends. FASTRAK would also like to welcome Cool Shirt, Five Star Bodies, Hooker Harness, Kooks Custom Headers, R2C Filters, Sisco Fire and Safety and Tiger Rear Ends to our line-up of product sponsors. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the Premier Pro Late Model Series in the Country please contact Stan Lester at the FASTRAK Corporate Office at (678) 935-7304 or Series Director Kelley Carlton at (864) 871-1442. Also Visit the FASTRAK Racing Series online at www.fastrakracing.com and be sure to like us on Facebook and/or follow us on Twitter at @FASTRAK_Racing!!
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