Name: Austin Fullerton
Home Town: Claremore, Oklahoma
Car: #20 Dirt 360 B-Mod's
Team: Grasshopper Racing
Car Owner/Crew Chief: Roy Sumter
Pit Crew: Family
Austin Fullerton is well known around the tracks where he began his driving career with Can-Am Kart series at the age of 11. By the time he finished his first season, he had 5 wins and placed 2nd for end of year points in 2007. Austin moved on to Minicup in 2008 racing in Regional's and chasing points on National level. His list of wins has grown to include impressive finishes at a local track as 2008 Minicup Champion and "Rookie of the Year". He also took 2008 Minicup Champion and "Rookie of the Year" for Regional's and fourth place finish with MMRA Nationals. In 2009 he took away the honors for Jr. Pro Baby Grand National Champion and “Rookie of the Year” for MMRA and 2009 Jr. Pro Baby Grand Regional Champion. Austin in 2010 stayed in the top five for a second place finish for Regional's and fourth place finish for MMRA Nationals in the Pro Baby Grand division. 2011 Austin wins Lebanon I-44 Speedway, Missouri "Rookie of the Year" award in Pro Late Model under banner ASA Racing. 2012 finish 8th in Monster Energy Chase for the Cup. 2013 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series finished 4th state standings for the season with 18 Starts, 2 Wins, 10 Top-5's, 13 Top-10's at Lebanon I-44 Speedway, Missouri. He also finished 4th in the Monster Energy Chase for the Cup local level at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. Speed51 2013 Most Popular Driver contest he placed 2nd out of 490 drivers from across US and Canada. 2014 Austin raced 3 races at Lebanon I-44 Speedway Lebanon, MO with 1 win and 2 3rd's, rest of 2014 season spent on getting ready for new challenge in dirt racing series. 2015 dirt 360 B-Mod racing was no different in his asphalt his first year again Austin brought home Rookie of the Year and 8th in track standings at Salina Highbanks Speedway Salina, Ok. 2016 was even a better season with 3rd place track standings again in dirt 360 B-Mod's.
Austin from Claremore, Oklahoma is dedicated and focus to be a hard worker. Was an honor student at Chelsea High School and National Honor Society as Vice President, he graduated May 2014. He attends Rogers State University and will be graduating in May 2018 with Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. Austin has always made it a priority to know his vehicle inside and out, he attributes much of his success to his ability to communicate effectively. He sees himself as part of a team and competes to win, not just for himself, but for his Papa (Roy Sumter) car owner for getting him started in racing and his support of his family. He knows his goal cannot be achieved without hard work and dedication in his daily life both on and off the track.
Austin is hoping for another successful and safe year in 2018. Be a competitive force in racing’s premier series.
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