|Born||August 31, 1982|
|ARCA Remax Series career|
|Current team||Hixson Motorsports|
|Best finish||13th in 2009|
Jeremy Petty (born August 31, 1982) is an ARCA Remax Series Driver.
Jeremy Petty was born in Salina, KS on August 31, 1982, of no relation to NASCAR champion Richard Petty. He resides in Smolan, Kansas near his parents. Jeremy has a number of different sporting interests and hobbies. He attended Brown Mackie College in Salina, Kansas where he was awarded a scholarship to play baseball. He pitched for the Brown Mackie Lions baseball team and received a degree in business management in 2003.
His father Joe Petty and grandfather Jack Petty were both accomplished drivers who won a combined 11 championships and 340 wins in various series. Petty, who was always an athletic person, started into racing at the age of ten years by becoming a Colorado State Champion Soap Box Derby driver. This led to various other forms of racing such as go-karts, vintage race cars, and IMCA type modifieds. In 2001, Petty started his racing career racing modifieds at various dirt tracks throughout Oklahoma and Kansas. In 2002, Jeremy tried asphalt racing at the Dodge City Raceway Park. Petty went on to win taking his first “A” feature race in just his 9th career start.
In 2003, Jeremy concentrated his racing efforts to asphalt at Dodge City Raceway Park, where he finished 3rd in points and was also rookie of the year in the modified division. In 2004 Petty won a record 17 straight feature wins on the asphalt. He went on to win the overall points championship at J.R.P. Speedway in Tulsa, OK, and the Missouri Cup.
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