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Author Topic:   Where did your number come from?
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 159
posted April 23, 2002 10:24 PM  
I know some come from Nascar, birthdays, and etc. Where did you come up with yours?
I picked a number from my football days.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1261
posted April 23, 2002 10:47 PM  
When i first started racing my dad was #13 so i picked 14 because i didnt like 12.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 711
posted April 24, 2002 06:45 AM  
way back in 1981 when i started racing, my girlfriend at the time played softball, her no. on her shirt was 5, so i went with that and it remains.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 165
posted April 24, 2002 08:39 PM  
my # is 14 it was my first hockey # and i kicked a$$ but first i was 45 and i wrecked really bad in my go-kart so i decided to become 14

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 331
posted April 24, 2002 09:45 PM  
Mine is #3D. I picked it for two reasons. First "Big E" was runnin the number 3 at the time I wanted #3 so i added the D and got 3D and second is I'm a 3rd generation racecar driver on my farther's side of the family. and the D stands for 3rd genration. Plus it's my lucky number.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 73
posted April 25, 2002 01:14 AM  
My driver's number; 82 came from the year that he started racing motorcycles as a kid, and my number came from...well I dont know, I have always like 76 for some reason.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 107
posted April 28, 2002 07:52 AM  
Mine is 30 because my father won many races with it in the 60's and 70's. He won the 1st World 100 at Eldora speedway.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 16
posted April 30, 2002 11:09 PM  
My number is 10 I picked because I like R. Rudd and that was when he was a owner/driver and won a race or two aginst the big teams with more than 1 car. I am glad to see him just driving now things are easier now and he is running pretty decent.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 38
posted May 06, 2002 09:36 PM  
Back in the day I traveled from NY to Iowa with every nickel I had saved to pick up my first race car. The paint job wasnt too bad so I kept the colors. Once I found out how much good lettering was going to cost me , I decided that #97 wasnt too bad of a number either!

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 45
posted May 14, 2002 10:59 PM  
I am the third in my family to race first was my dad his number was 6 in the imca then my brother took over for him because a near fatile wreck at Tulsa speedway in oklahoma his number was 6 then I bought my own car to race with my brother I wanted to race with the #6 but my brother had it so I choose the number 36 because 26 was taken and I dont like high numbers so that is it

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 387
posted May 18, 2002 03:08 PM  
I choose 14K because my Grandpa ran the 14 on his cars, and beings we had more than one 14 running at our track I added the K from my last name.
Just from earlier posts 14 seems to be a popular number!!

Tom Asmus
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 239
posted May 19, 2002 03:10 AM  
My # is 93 for the year I graduated High School and it has stayed. It took a while to get used too but now its my trademark number!!

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 112
posted May 19, 2002 11:24 AM  
I have the # 39 because that's the number that was on the car when i bought it. We run an extremly low budget race team. If i had a choice i'd run the #3 for the late DaleEarnhart but there's like 6 different versions on our track in different classes so that's not going to happen. The car I'm building now will be #8 For Jr.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 17
posted May 22, 2002 12:13 PM  

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 5
posted May 24, 2002 11:56 PM  
I picked my # because when I was young my favorite driver drove #78.I added the D so I don't have to tape an "X" on my car when I go to a special and someone else has the # 78

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 45
posted May 29, 2002 11:10 AM  
My number is #11 cause I used to like Brett Bodine back when he used to run the LOWES car, and I have never changed it since.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 154
posted June 01, 2002 09:46 PM  
89 was the number that Dist 36 gave me when I stated racing motocross. However when I bought my mod it had the number 79 and like modman97, rather than spend $150 on new numbers I have kept the 79.

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