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3 Joe Zadina          Updated by Driver: 10/5/2009
Edited by Staff: 10/5/2009

 Driver Information
Nickname: Smokin' Joe
Hometown: Corning,IA
Birthdate: 8/17/66
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 265
Email Address: bubbahoss35@yahoo.com
Marital Status: Married - Melody
Employer: Precision Pulley & Idler
Job: Maintenance Manager
Year Started Racing: 2001
Total Years Racing: 8
Racing Hero: Kenny Schader - he races anything anywhere anytime

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: Chevy Monte Carlo
Motor: Chevy 350
Owner: Ross Griffth
Crew Chief: Bill Zadina
Crew: Zac Zadina
Sponsors & Support: Nuclear Sonics, C-R Farms, Sunny Slope Salers, Dave & Cheryl Swartz, C R Graphics, Lunquist A/C Service, Spencer Enterprises, Jackson Racing, Ross & Carol Griffith, Todd Gustafson, Precision Performance, Jack & Jessica Lewis, Northland Oil, Sullivan Famly Farm, Bob & Ellen Seaton, Kathy, Zac & Jackie Zadina, RHR, Melody, and everyone else who supports our racing effort - Thank You!



 Tracks & Series
Adams County Speedway (IA) - Stock Car #3

 Awards & Accomplishments
1 Feature win and 2nd in Points in my first year of racing in the Hobby Stock Class at ACS.
2002 ACS Hobby Stock Sportsmanship Award.
5 2006 ACS Pro-Street Feature wins.
2006 ACS Pro-Street King of the Hill win.
3 2007 ACS Pro-Street wins.
3 2008 ACS Pro-Street wins.
2008 Tradition win.
2008 Pro-Street Sportsmanship Award at ACS.
2009 ACS Pro-Street Track Championship.
3 2009 ACS Pro-Street wins, 14 Top 5's, and 16 Top 10's out of 17 races.
3 2009 Butler County Speedway wins.

 
 Career Summary
I have been around racing all my life. My dad raced in the 70's until he was killed in an accident at the Adams County Speedway. Then my step-dad, Bob Seaton, raced in the 80's. It seemed natural to be around racing. I started helping Tim Cooney whe he was running Modifieds, then Jackson Racing when Mark Hansen was driving. To make a long story short, I got a chance to drive my brother's car at ACS and did pretty good, so he let me keep driving. We have worked our way up the ranks and will continue doing what we love, having fun and racing!!!
 
 Racing Goals
Have the most fun I can have racing. Keep one step ahead of the competition and two steps ahead of the tech inspector!! :-)
 
 Other Interesting Team Information
The reason I'm #3 is that it was my dad's number.

Fun stuff - Tow truck racing on the way home, sitting on generators, teaching Trenton new words for his mom to explain, keeping the good folks at Budweiser working overtime, and turning off the lights at SCS because the sun came up!

 

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