Brady Bacon Joins Hoffman Racing
LOVELAND, Ohio – Hoffman Racing has announced that Brady Bacon has agreed to drive the legendary Mean Green, Lykins Oil, Hoosier Tire, Hoffman Racing Np. 69 in 2013.
Bacon will drive the Hoffman car during the entire USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series schedule.
“We are proud to have a driver with the skill, determination and experience that Brady brings to our team. We have had experience with Brady in the car in 2011 and 2012 on a limited basis, winning a USAC National race last year at West Memphis. We have been very impressed with his ability to adapt to track conditions. “We are excited to have him represent our sponsors in 2013,” said Richard Hoffman, president of Hoffman racing.
“I am very excited about piloting the Hoffman Racing 69 in USAC for the 2013 season,” said Bacon. “We have had great success together in the few races that we have had together and I am looking forward to competing for a USAC championship. It is an honor to drive for a team with such rich history in open wheel racing.”
Bacon, from Broken Arrow, Okl., is a third generation driver. He started driving at age five in quarter midgets. At age 15 he started running sprint cars and midgets as well. Towards the end of 2006 Brady signed a driver development contract with Chip Ganassi. Bacon began racing for Kasey Kahne’s USAC Team in sprints and midgets in 2007.
In 2009 he began his winged sprint car career. Bacon took over ownership of the winged and non-winged 99 team in 2011. He has been in the top 3 in points with the ASCS tour since 2010. He not only has excelled in racing but also academically. Bacon was a National Merit Scholar and Valedictorian of his class.