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6 Jimmy Nichols, II          Updated by Driver: 12/5/2008
Edited by Staff: 12/5/2008

 Driver Information
Hometown: Union,NE
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 165
Email Address: jlnicholsii@west.com
Racing Web Site: www.nicholsracing6.com
Marital Status: Married - Jill
Children: Jake - 3
Employer: West Corporation
Job: Computer Programmer
Year Started Racing: 2000
Total Years Racing: 6
Racing Hero: Mark Martin and Carl Edwards

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: 1982 Olds Cutlass
Motor: 350 Chevy
Owner: Jim Nichols
Crew Chief: Jim Nichols
Crew: Jim Nichols, Bob Kennell, Dirk Huston, Russ John, Mike Larsen.
Sponsors & Support: Special thanks to Jill, Jake, Dad (owner Jim Nichols), Mom, Grandma Gladys, Grandma Bertie, Sheri, Butch & Nancy, my crew, and all our great sponsors: KNCY 103.1FM - Nebraska City, NE, Dusty Blue Band, Tires Plus - Omaha, NE, Johnson's Gas & Go - Highway 75, Lil' Dickies - Nebraska City, NE. Most of all, thank God for allowing us to race and keeping us safe!!



 Tracks & Series
Beatrice Speedway (NE) - Hobby Stock #6
Eagle Raceway (NE) - Hobby Stock #6

 Awards & Accomplishments
Hobby Stock:
2000 I-80 Speedway Rookie Of The Year Award Runner-Up.
2001 I-80 Speedway Most Improved Driver Award.
2005 I-80 Speedway Best Appearing Car Award.
2005 I-80 Speedway Most Popular Driver Award.
2007 I-80 Speedway Most Popular Driver Award.
Progressive Points finishes including Top 10 in Points in 2004 & 2005 and Top 5 finish in 2007 & 2008.
Multiple wins, many Top 5's and Top 10's.

 
 Career Summary
I wanted to race as long as I can remember. My dad, Grandpa Ed, and Uncle Tom took me to the track all the time. Grandpa Ed gave me his old Buick to build just a few months before he died. My dad built the car and we were off. I was first in Rookie points most of the 2000 season, then had too many DNF's at the end of the season and finished 2nd. We did manage a Top 6 finish, and for having a car that was probably more "stock" than any of the others, we were very happy.
 
 Racing Goals
Keep learning and improving. Win a Track Championship.
 
 Other Interesting Team Information
My crew is always joking around with each other. We have a saying... "BOB DID IT!!!" We have fun! If you are not having fun then there is no sense to racing.
 

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