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22 John Gillespie          Updated by Driver: 1/17/2007
Proofed by Staff: 1/17/2007

 Driver Information
Hometown: GrandIsland,NE
Birthdate: 1/9/66
Email Address: gillmo@charter.net
Marital Status: Engaged - Tracy
Children: Brittany, Jake, Jordyn
Employer: Gillespie Motors
Job: Owner
Year Started Racing: 2006
Total Years Racing: 1
Racing Hero: Davey Nall - he can drive anything and win!

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: Chevy Monte Carlo
Motor: Chevy 350
Owner: Tracy Rhoads / Chuck Hoffman
Crew Chief: Chuck Hoffman
Crew: Tracy Rhoads, Chuck Hoffman, Tommy D., Davey Nall, Keith Dagoo,Todd Weise.
Sponsors & Support: Ron's Tranmsission, MRL Crane, 5-Points Bank, State Farm Insurance (Shawn Gellity), TK Auto Body, my sugar-mama. I would like to thank Ron Alexander at Ron's Transmission for all his help!!! I could not have made it through 2006 without his support! Tracy, thank you for all you have done and for the support from you and your family!

 Tracks & Series
Boone County Raceway (NE) - Stock Car #22
Dawson County Raceway (NE) - Stock Car #22
US 30 Speedway (NE) - Stock Car #22

 Awards & Accomplishments
I won the 1999 Cruiser Championship at Mid-Nebraska Speedway.

2006 season stats:
16 starts
7 Top 5's
15 Top 10's
1 heat race win

 Career Summary
I have helped Davey Nall on his racecars for many years and decided to start driving myself. I drove a Cruiser in 1999 and just bought a Street Stock.
 Racing Goals
To be able to load the car at the end of the night without a tow truck, and to win some races.
 Other Interesting Team Information

I won a World Championship at the World Appaloosa Horse Show in Fort Worth, Texas.

There are three reasons I choose #22 - The 22nd is the day my daughter passed away, it was Tracy and my first date, and I always wore #22 in sports.


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