Meet Derrick Black

Derrick Black at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on March 26th, 2016.
Derrick Black at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on March 26th, 2016.

AGE: 19

HOMETOWN: Bonne Terre, Mo

PRIMARY TRACK: Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55


CHASSIS: GRT by Rusty Griffaw Racing

ENGINE: Mullins

CAR OWNER: Jim Black

CREW: Kenny Bertel, Denise Marler, Jim Black, Robert Black, Lane Harris, Steve Black, Jordan Merseal

FAMILY: Jim Black, Denise Marler, Jorden Black, Robert Black, Steve Black, Lexi Black, Rylie Grundmann

SPONSORS: B&B Polishing, Iron County Recycling, North County Educational Center, Bob Black Cattle Farms, Distinctive Landscaping, Farmington Livestock and Cattle Supply, Homan Trucking, Jordan Merseal @ Farmington Barbershop

WORK INFO: Co-owner of B&B Polishing, Landscape for Distinctive Landscaping, Wash trucks for Homan Trucking

RACING HISTORY & ACCOMPLISHMENTS: With the 2016 racing season being my 3rd year racing anything, I don’t have many big accomplishments yet. One of my favorite moments were when I finally held my first checkered flag last season at Federated Auto Parts Raceway after winning a b-main. Another moment that comes to mind is qualifying first in my group at one of the Outlaw Sprintcar races in my Modified group my first year racing.

RACING IDOL: I’m torn between Jim Black, Rusty Griffaw . Jim always puts in massive effort and is really meticulous with the condition of his equipment and Rusty could probably win a race on a golf cart… that dude can wheel anything.

WEBSITE OR FACEBOOK PAGE: You can find me on Facebook: Instagram:@DERRICKBLACK01W Twitter: @DerrickBlack_10

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