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85 Grant Hurlbert          Updated by Driver: 4/13/2009
Edited by Staff: 4/14/2009

 Driver Information
Nickname: War Machine
Hometown: Winside,NE
Birthdate: 12/30/83
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 200
Email Address: grant_hurlbert@yahoo.com
Racing Web Site: www.chargerchassis.com
Marital Status: Married - Jennifer
Children: Alli - 4, Hailey - 3, Haiden - 1
Employer: G.I. Trailer
Job: Shop Tech
Year Started Racing: 2006
Total Years Racing: 3
Racing Hero: "Bun" Herscheid (Grandpa) and Tony Stewert.

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: 2006 Edge / K-Mod
Motor: SBC 406
Owner: Grant Hurlbert
Crew Chief: Garet Hurlbert
Crew: Cory, Anthony, Jared, Ethan, Jen, Sam.
Sponsors & Support: Samz Bar - Winside, Kevin Davis at Golden Harvest, Herscheid Farms, Dan's Diesel - Norfolk, DnT Repair - Winside, Spann Motors - Wayne, R&F Machine, Autos2day, JR Motorsports, G B Enterprise, Walker Mowers - O'Neill, Cornwell Tools, Brent Wilson, Garet and Cory for all of their hard work, and everyone else who helped with the car.



 Tracks & Series
US 30 Speedway (NE) - Modified #85
Raceway Park (SD) - Modified #85

 Awards & Accomplishments
1 A Feature win, numerous B Feature wins, 2006 Rookie of the Year Award, finished 11th in Points my rookie season, 2007 Sportsmanship Award.
 
 Career Summary
I helped work on Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, and Drag Cars. I've been around all types of cars and have been involved in snowmobile racing, wrenching on sleds, motorcycles and anything else mechanical.
 
 Racing Goals
To finish every race and get seat time.
 
 Other Interesting Team Information
I chose the number 85 because it was my grandfather's number, which was retired back in 1966 after his death in a car accident on 12/28/1965. He was Points Champ at South Sioux Speedway, and in the Top 10 at Columbus consistently. A Sportsmanship Award in his name was given to Riviera drivers for many years after his death. I wish I could've met him in person, but I know he'll be watching me proudly. If I can be half the driver he was, I'll be happy!
 

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