Dirt Karts

Dirt Karts Sr/Jr/Open/KT100 Classes

2021 Season Drivers

(Drivers please send us your photo or changes/additions to be made to wheel2wheelracewayvv@gmail.com)

Senior Dirt Karts:

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Name and Nickname: Cash Culp    

Car Number: $   Class: Speedway Sprint Restrictor Plate, Dirt Kart Sr, KT100  Age: 12

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief and Car Owner: Dad – Jeremy Culp

Future Occupation: Race Car Driver

Sponsors: American Eagle Exhaust, Boar Fabrication, Mom and Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2015 started racing, 4 time Track Champion at W2W

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I race Dirt Kart Jr, KT100, and 500 Restrictor Plate
  2. I have mini goats and a pug
  3. 4 time Track Champion at W2W

Name: Tim Lucero          Nickname: Wolftooth

Car Number: 01

Birth Date: 2/19/78      Age: 40

Hometown: Apple Valley, CA

Crew Chief: Self

Sponsors: Lucero Racing

Marital Status: Married to Effie Irean Lucero, 5 children – Timothy, Teneil, Thomas, Timmy, Lilly

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: Drag racing, and Super Street, Dirt Kart Sr Class 4th year at Wheel2Wheel Raceway

Fun Facts: Stunt man for ten years, races with and against father, 2 sons and wife sometimes


Name and Nickname: Steave Davis

Car Number: 3   Class: Kart SR  

Hometown: Loma Linda


Name and Nickname: Erica Grams

Car Number: 7   Class: Dirt Kart Sr  Age: 38

Hometown: Apple Valley  Crew Chief: Chris Grams Car Owner: Dad – Dwayne Oros

Sponsors: Dwayne Oros

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2020 Dirt Kart Sr Track Champion at W2W, 1 and 1/2 years racing at W2W

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I have 6 kids! 3 girls, 3  boys
  2. I love to cook!
  3. My biggest fear is a car crash and I race!

Name and Nickname: Austin Minut

Car Number: 12   Class: DK SR 

Hometown: Victorville


Name and Nickname: Lorilee Coffey

Car Number: 66   Class: DK SR  Age: 23 

Hometown: Verdemont Crew Chief: Ron Coffey

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: DHH Teacher

Sponsors: Mom & Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 1st full season was last year but missed a few races due to work obligations 

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. I like racing 
  2. I like metal, dance and drawing
  3. I changed my college major and now working towards a DHH teaching career

Name: Heidi Jo Culp   Nickname: Petunia

Car Number: 77

Birth Date: 12/30/77      Age: 41

Hometown: Nuevo, CA

Crew Chief: Jeremy Culp

Marital Status: Married

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 4th year in Senior Karts, Every year becomes more of  a challenge and I’m up for the challenge!

3 Fun Facts:

  1. Love to build and weld!
  2. Cockatoo momma & Cash’s mom
  3. Awesome cook!

Name and Nickname: Jacob Phillips

Car Number: 76   Class: DK SR Age: 44

Hometown: Phelan Crew Chief: wife

Marital Status: married 

Occupation: Heating & Air

Sponsors: Phillips Heating & Air

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: N/A

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. Work too much

  2. Enjoys the beach

  3. Loves watching my kids race


Name and Nickname: Savanna Phillips

Car Number: 81   Class: DK SR Age: 14

Hometown: Phelan Crew Chief: Dad/Mom

Future Occupation: Business owner, nurse or teacher

Sponsors: Phillips Heating & Air

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 3 Races

3 Fun Facts: 

    1. I can play piano

    2. Awesome gymnast

    3. Can beat up any boy at my school & most teachers


Name and Nickname: Kaitlin Sinibaldi

Car Number: 82   Class: DK SR  

Hometown: Oak Hills ***************************************************************************************

Junior Dirt Karts:

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Name and Nickname: Andrew Heard

Car Number: 2   Class: DK JR  Age: 13 

Hometown: Victorville

Sponsors: Grandpa Oros

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I can flip my ear lobe
  2. I have been flipped off my grandpa’s boat
  3. I have jumped off a 40 ft cliff into water

Name and Nickname: Saylor Croom

Car Number: 7   Class: DK JR  Age: 13 

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief: Chris Southern

Sponsors: Mom Ashley, Step-dad CJ and Uncle Chris

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 1st year at W2W

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. I love softball and play on multiple teams
  2. I  love to go camping in June Lake
  3. I’m determined to make ROY

Name and Nickname: Ryan Schank II

Car Number: 8   Class: INT, DK JR  Age: 10 

Hometown: Barstow Crew Chief: Ryan Schank

Future Occupation: Race Car Driver

Sponsors: NAPA Auto Parts, NGK Spark Plugs

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: Racing at W2W since age 6, also has a road course and asphalt racing experience, 2019 Champ Willow Springs

 


Name and Nickname: Abby Russell

Car Number: 11   Class: DK JR  Age: 12 

Hometown: Elsinor Crew Chief: Austin Russel

Marital Status: Single

Future Occupation: Cosmetologist 

Sponsors: Sanner Racing Engines, Russell Engineering, Specialized coatings, BRYMAX Construction Services, Out2WinRacing

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: ½ season in DK JR

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. Loves the muppets
  2. Honor roll student
  3. Has 2 chocolate labs

Name and Nickname: Dylan Hogerhuis

Car Number: 18  Class: DK JR Age: 11

Hometown:  Menifee Crew Chief: Dad

Sponsors: Superior Drywall, Parapros Racings, Hunt for Front

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2nd year racing dirt karts

3 Fun Facts: 

    1. Favorite NASCAR driver is Kyle Busch
    2. Favorite Food is steak and shrimp
    3. Has his own youtube channel for racing; Dirt Track Dylan

Name and Nickname: Izaiah Whetsell    

Car Number: 22    Class: Dirt Kart Jr Age: 11

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief: Justin Whetsell – Dad

Marital Status & Children: Single

Future Occupation: Race Car Driver/You-Tuber

Sponsors: Mom and Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: Started at K1 Speed Junior League in 2019 and moved on to race at W2W later that year.  Been racing there ever since.

3 Fun Facts:

  1. Straight A student his whole academic career.
  2. Scored 3 podiums his rookie year at W2W.
  3. Middle child of 5 siblings.

Name and Nickname: Rylan Ryder Rodriquez 

Car Number: 26   Class: DK JR  Age:

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief: Rob Kasch

Future Occupation: Pro Moto X

Sponsors: Kasch Graphics, Off Duity Co.

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2020 Season

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. Llego master
  2. Can play piano
  3. Great dance moves

Name and Nickname: Talon Danger Mulvey

Car Number: 29t   Class: DK JR  Age: 11 

Hometown: Garden Grove Crew Chief: Dad

Marital Status: Single

Sponsors: Mulvey Motorsports, Marnz Racing Supplies, Snaky King, Bad Guys World Wide United Composites

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 1 year at W2W

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. I like racing dirt karts
  2. I like playing football
  3. I like legos

Name and Nickname: Afton Lindley

Car Number: 31   Class: Kart JR  Age:  6

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief: Paul Lindley  Occupation: Student

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I have a horse
  2. I love the water
  3. I love to go fast 

2021 is her Rookie year at Wheel2Wheel Raceway


Name and Nickname: Jaxson Sowers

Car Number: 15   Class: INT, DK JR  Age:

Hometown: Phelan Crew Chief: Dad/Grandpa

Marital Status: Baby of family

Sponsors: Mom, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle Will and Kenny

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 3rd year at W2W, drives 2 quarter midgets cars at OSQMRA, raced at Tulsa Shootout 2021

3 Fun Facts: –

  1. Jaxson loves to play skip-bo
  2. Jaxson likes to build things with legos
  3. Jaxson has a sweet “Apple Valley accent”

Name: Dylan M Young Nickname: Scooby   

Car Number: 45  Class: Dirt Kart Jr  Age: 8

Hometown: Hesperia Crew Chief and Car Owner: Dad

Marital Status & Children: Single – Dad is #45 Jason Young in the KT100s

Sponsors: Highline Racewear, Southern Racing, Mom and Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2020 Dirt Kart Jr Rookie of the Year at W2W

3 Fun Facts:

  1. Enjoys playing baseball
  2. Enjoys racing
  3. Loves his dog 

Name and Nickname: Noah Delong

Car Number: 64   Class: DK JR, INT  Age: 10 

Hometown: Canyon Country Crew Chief: Danny F

Sponsors: Big John’s Performance, Mom & Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: N/A

3 Fun Facts: -Races RC cars


Name and Nickname: Gage Vasquez

Car Number: 78   Class: DK JR Age:

Hometown: Beaumont Crew Chief: Rocket Rex

Occupation: Engineer

Sponsors: N/A

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: First year

3 Fun Facts: 

  1. Math Whiz
  2. Gamer
  3. In 2nd grade

Name and Nickname: Jessie Podsiad – Flyin Freckle

Car Number: 99   Class: Dirt Kart Jr  Age: 11

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief and Car Owner: Dad – Frank Podsiad

Sponsors: Frank James Enterprises, Chaparosa Roofing, D & E Merrigan

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 1st season of racing at W2W

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I love going to church with my family
  2. I love animals 
  3. I like being outdoors, rock climbing, and racing

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W2W Open Dirt Karts:

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Name: Jefro Blalock              Nickname: Jefro 

Car Number: 42

Birth Date: 03/18/73

Hometown: Frogpond, NC

Crew Chief: Dacey Blalock

Marital Status: Married to Christi, 5 kids Morgan 23, Hannah 21, Kaddee 19, Dacey 17, Daytona 15

Sponsors: Racey Day MotorSports, A-Absolute Transport, Goody Box Vending, Big Ed’s Fabrication

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: All American 2000-2010, Figure 8’s Street Stock Mini Stock IMCA Mods, Pro Stocks 2012-2013, Wheel2Wheel Raceway Kart Sr 2017-2018, Wheel2Wheel Raceway Open Kart Champion 2018

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Name: Chris Southern       Nickname: Slow Poke

Car Number: 11

Birth Date: 02/18        Age: 54

Hometown: Hesperia, CA

Crew Chief: Self

Sponsors: Blackmoore signs and designs, Flemings racing

Marital Status: Married

Driver Career Highlights & Experience:  5 time go kart Champion

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I love to cook
  2. Like to party

Love my family


Name and Nickname: Tristan Juillerat 

Car Number: 43   Class: DK SR   

Hometown: Whittier

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Name: Will Browne

Car Number: 84

Birth Date: 08/05/03  Age: 15

Hometown: Glendora, CA

Car Owner & Crew Chief: Todd Browne

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2017 1st Place Champion for Wheel2Wheel Raceway Dirt Kart Jr Class, 2018 2nd Place in the Restrictor Plate Class Championship Series, Rookie Year in the Speedway Sprint 500 Class & Dirt Kart Open Class

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Name: Ryan Bond        Nickname: Rhino (called by his late father Gene Bond)

Car Number: 14

Birth Date: 05/23/85        Age: 32

Hometown: Victorville, CA

Crew Chief: Tommy Contino

Sponsors: Contino Company, OK Power, Ron & Mike David, 141 Apparel, Bonham Racing, Dirty Side Up Vinyl

Marital Status: Married to Makenna Bond, daughter Mila and Dominick

Driver Career Highlights & Experience:  2017 Sr Dirt Kart Rookie of the Year, 2nd Place 2017 Championship Sr Dirt Kart Class, 2018 Wheel2Wheel Raceway Dirt Kart Champion

3 Fun Facts:

  1. Marine Corps & Army Veteran
  2. Born and raised in Southern Ohio
  3. Loves spending time with my wife and children

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W2W KT100 Dirt Karts:

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Name and Nickname: Cash Culp    

Car Number: $   Class: Speedway Sprint Restrictor Plate, Dirt Kart Sr, KT100  Age: 12

Hometown: Apple Valley Crew Chief and Car Owner: Dad – Jeremy Culp

Future Occupation: Race Car Driver

Sponsors: American Eagle Exhaust, Boar Fabrication, Mom and Dad

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 2015 started racing, 4 time Track Champion at W2W

3 Fun Facts:

  1. I race Dirt Kart Jr, KT100, and 500 Restrictor Plate
  2. I have mini goats and a pug
  3. 4 time Track Champion at W2W

Name and Nickname: Brad Russell

Car Number: 3   Class: KT100  Age: 47 

Hometown: Elsinor Crew Chief: Austin Russell

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Construction

Sponsors: Sanner Racing Engines, BRYMAX Construction Services, Specialized coatings, Out2WinRacing, RLV

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: N/A

3 Fun Facts: –likes fast cars

-likes fast food

-likes jeeping


Name and Nickname: Gary Southern

Car Number: 01   Class: KT100  Age: 82 

Hometown: Victorville Crew Chief: Chris Southern

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Retired

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 63 years

3 Fun Facts: –drove the most race cars in NHRA history; 77 cars

-winner of 6 wally NHRA trophies

-world cup goKart champ Las Vegas 100 mile course race


Name and Nickname: Gary Long

Car Number: 6   Class: KT  Age: 60 

Hometown: Gardena Crew Chief: Chris Gibb

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: plumber

Sponsors: Gibb Karting, Manning Racing Engines, Burris Racing, Simpson Safety, Golden State Plumbing

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: Karting, Off Road Racing, Baja 1000, Baja 500, Road Racing, Road Courses


Name and Nickname: Chris Southern

Car Number: 11   Class: KT100 Age: 56

Hometown: Hesperia

Marital Status: married 

Sponsors: MRB General Contracting, Fleming Motors MDM, Out 2 Win


Name and Nickname: Nicholas Argo

Car Number: 19   Class: KT100  Age: 33 

Hometown: El Segundo

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: Laborer


Name and Nickname: Tyler Rose Bohle

Car Number: 27x   Class: KT100  Age: 15 

Hometown: Fountain Valley Crew Chief: Scott Bohle

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: SoCal Oval Karters, 2019 Dirt Road Course Champion, W2W KT100 2020 4th place

3 Fun Facts: – I have been playing ice hockey for 7-8 years

-I raced for a year in 2013, then had to quit for hockey, and came back in  2019

-I am an only child


Name and Nickname: Justin Koscielak

Car Number: 27   Class: KT100  Age: 57 

Hometown: Stockton

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Push a broom

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 

3 Fun Facts: –skydives

-broom pusher


Name and Nickname: Scott Bassett

Car Number: 33   Class: KT100   

Hometown: Van Nuys


Name and Nickname: Norman Reynolds

Car Number: 38   Class: KT100  Age: 75 

Hometown: San Marcos Crew Chief: Dave Miller

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Retired

Sponsors: Reynolds Racing, Electro-Tech Powder Coatings

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: Long time


Name and Nickname: Doug Staff  

Car Number: 48  Class: Speedway Sprint 500 & KT100   Age: 49

Hometown: Victorville Crew Chief: Ken Staff – Dad

Marital Status: Taken

Occupation: Truck Driver

Sponsors: Power Trucking

Driver Career Highlights & Experience: 35 years of racing


Name: Sam Gentry

Car Number: 52   Class: KT100  Age: 46

Hometown: Walnut Crew Chief: Dave Miller and Jesse Gentry

Engine Builder: Terry Nash/ Hyper Racing Engines

Sponsors: GVE, Inc


Name and Nickname: Carlos Demiquel

Car Number: 80   Class: KT100   

Hometown: Apple Valley