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Driving racecars is my single greatest passion. If given the chance, I would give everything to do it for a living.
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1980 First foray into driving; family go-cart in Grandma's yard
1982 Began competitive driving; Blue #51 Stanley Kurtis-Kraft Copy Quarter Midget
1984 Raced an exhibition event @ Lowe's Motor Speedway; Quarter Midgets
1987 Brief two-year hiatus for building of family home
1989 Return to Quarter Midgets with two-car, three-driver team; Sarah & Rob Hoover
1989 Upgrade to the Red #51 Marlowe-Stanley QM; the Blue #51 becomes Sarah's Pink #51
1991 First Indiana State Championship
1992 Sold the Red #51 for a newer custom Red Stanley QM
Repeat for second straight Indiana State Championship
Competed in first, and only, Quarter Midget Grand Nationals; Toledo, OH
Retire from Quarter Midget racing
1993 Inducted into Central Indiana Quarter Midget Hall of Fame
1995* Drive Wayne Leminger's 250cc Micro-Sprint for a "one-off" event; Finished 2nd
2000 Mike Buschmann buys first racecar since QM; the current Red #51 Bailey Micro-Sprint
2001 First laps in the new Buschmann Racing #51
Rookie of the Year; US 24 Speedway
Competed in the IMS Engineering / Elrod Corp event at Track Attack Driving School
Competed in the prestigious Tulsa Shootout; steering wheel comes off down the backstretch
Compete on the IMS Engineering team in the ILikeRacing.com Karting Challenge
2002 Win the Dusick Open
Purchase the Red #51 from Buschmann; becomes the DD Motorsports #51
Selected to compete on the SJKC Team in the Red Bull Indy Indoor Karting Challenge
2003 Take a three-year hiatus (NOT "Retirement") to focus on NAMARS Series & career
2005 Sonny Marlowe utilizes the DDM #51 to restart his successful driving career
2006 Return from driving hiatus...just to disprove the "Retirement" rumors
2007 Jeremy Brown drives the DDM #51 as a test into competitive driving
2008 Team with Sarah Dusick & Nick Buschmann to a 2nd Place at Councilman's Race; NCMP
Thanks to long-time friend Nick Buschmann, drive the Buschmann Racing #14 for a "one off"
*Approximate year. Exact date not available
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