Driver Information

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My name is Wendy Adams and after being the driver of the #78 mini stock that my husband and I race at Sunset Speedway in Innisfil and Flamboro Speedway in Hamilton I have now become the driver of the #78 Legend Race Car.  Although 2020 was supposed to be my first year racing the Legend, this season was not the usual racing and got to practice and only race 3 times.   My interest is stock car racing began when I was young when my dad took me to Barrie Speedway every Saturday night to watch, always having the dream of driving some day.  Although I never thought I would get the opportunity to race, in 2007 I decided to take the stock driving course at Barrie Speedway and got a taste of driving a real stock car.  My brother gave me the opportunity in 2008 to race his car and although not competitive, it did give me the chance to get comfortable racing.  In 2011 my husband and I bought our own stock car that was race ready and had a competitive engine and well built, purchased an open car hauler and then got ready for our first year of racing in the 2012 season.  With lots of practice, I was getting ready for opening night to be as prepared as I could for taking my first green flag.  The first season was more geared to getting seat time which increased as the season continued.   Unfortunately I had a taste of hitting the wall, the car sustained a lot of damage but I walked away with just bruises.  We only lost one week of racing and that first season we finished 13th overall in points.  The 2013 season was hoping to be a more competitive season but with engine issues and another crash into the wall meant that we lost half the season.  The 2014 season was not as we expected but with engine issues and another crash but despite our setbacks we finished the season on a high with the car running well.  The 2015 Season was the most successful seasons yet, we were able to complete every night of racing and the perseverance paid off as we finished 9th overall in the Mighty Mini Division and also received the Hard Luck Award as well.  The 2016-2017 season saw the introduction of our newly built 94 mustang but plagued with problem we struggled both seasons.  For the 2018-2019 season we made a switch to Flamboro Speedway in Hamilton and enjoyed the change in tracks and finished and had a successful run in 2019 finishing 11th overall in points despite starting 3 weeks late.  With the change to the Legend Series we were looking forward to the 2020 Season but due to the Pandemic things were very scaled down with open practice at most tracks in Ontario but no racing until late July.  The Legends got the opportunity to race in Septemeber and we took full advantage in getting the seat time.  We have learned so much already but know we have more to go.  I am excited to see what I can do in the Legend this year as I learn and grow confident in my rookie year.