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2k Jody Krug          Updated by Driver: 6/5/2003
Edited by Staff: 5/7/2005

 Driver Information
Hometown: Omaha,NE
Birthdate: 8/23/69
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 150
Email Address: tcenter@glx.net
Marital Status: Married - Tina
Children: Alicia - 13, Jordan - 10, Jacob - 6, Justin - 4
Employer: Truck Center / Total Collison Repair
Job: Owner/Operator
Year Started Racing: 1987
Total Years Racing: 16
Racing Hero: Dale Earnhardt - he started with nothing and ended up being the best and having it all.

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: Top Secret
Motor: Top Secret
Owner: Jody Krug
Crew Chief: Big Dave (David Ryan)
Crew: Jamie Rock, Jamie Flannaghan.
Sponsors & Support: Steve's Yard Care, McCarthy Heating & Air Conditioning, Schmitz Forms, my wife, family, friends and fans.



 Tracks & Series
Shelby County Speedway (IA) - Late Model #2k
I-80 Speedway (NE) - Grand National Late Model #2k

 Awards & Accomplishments
2002 - Placed 4th at NRP in the Points Championship in the Grand National division.
2002 - "Winningest Driver" at NRP - winner of 6 A Features, including the Craftsman and the Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza.
2002 - Winner of 4 A Features at Crawford County Speedway.
2001 - Placed 3rd at NRP in the Points Championship and winner of the King of the Hill.
2001 - Winner of 13 A Features and the "Winningest Driver" in the Grand National division in the Midwest.
2001 - Winner of the Dwight Wrich Memorial 30-lap Grand National Topless Late Model event.
1996 - Grand National Rookie of the Year at Sunset Speedway and I-80 Speedway.
1994 - Pro Am Rookie of the Year at Sunset Speedway and I-80 Speedway.
1987-2002 - 5-Time Go-Kart National Championship ("Duffy"), 5-Time consecutive winner of the Tulsa Shootout, winner of the Holiday Classic, the Boogie Man and the $10,000 Big Z.

 
 Career Summary
At age 16, I began racing Go-Karts in the IKF Racing Series. In 1993, I began racing in the Pro Am division. In 1994, I was Sunset Speedway's Rookie of the Year. In 1995, I began racing in the Grand National division. In 1996, I was the Rookie of the Year at Sunset Speedway and I-80 Speedway.
 
 Racing Goals
I live and race by a goal established for me by my late father, Joe Krug - "Do the best you can do and cream will float to the top."
 
 Other Interesting Team Information
1. I do not eat chicken on race day.
2. I will not accept a lucky penny, unless I know for sure that it was found face up.
3. I have been using the number 2K since 1987. The "2" represents second to none and the "K" represents Krug.

 

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