OUR TEAM

STEVE KINSER

FOUNDER

20 WORLD OF OUTLAWS CHAMPIONSHIPS

690 WORLD OF OUTLAW WINS

12 TIMES KNOXVILLE NATIONALS CHAMPION

 

20-time World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series champion. Competed in the first career World of Outlaws race on March 18, 1978 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Has won every major Sprint car race during his racing career. 690 career WoO Sprint Car Series A-Feature victories. 12-time Knoxville Nationals champion. Finished 14th in the 1997 Indianapolis 500. Fourteen-time National 410 Sprint Car Driver of the Year. Nineteen-time American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association All-American honoree. In 2017, Steve was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in Florida.

KRAIG KINSER

OWNER/DRIVER

KNOXVILLE NATIONALS CHAMPION

WORLD OF OUTLAWS & ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

 

Kraig began racing winged Sprint cars in 2000. Kraig was the 2004 World of Outlaws Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year. Won the 2005 Knoxville Nationals making him and father Steve, the only father-son duo to have won the prestigious event. In 2005 debuted and won the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. Made 18 starts in 2006 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Made 13 starts in 2007 with the Truck Series and 2 ARCA starts. Won that year's All Star Circuit of Champions Fall Classic at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Has 17 career WoO Sprint car victories, earning him a spot inside the top-21 of the WoO all-time win list.

MIKEY KUEMPER

OWNER/CREW CHIEF

Mikey started racing Quarter Midgets at the age of 3 and half. When he was 8 years of age he moved onto Go-Karts. 6 years later, Mikey began racing a 360 cubic inch Non Wing Sprint car and shortly after a winged 410ci Sprint car, where he broke his upper back.

Originally from Arizona, Mikey joined Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) in 2003, where he worked on both wing and non-wing Sprint cars. After 7 years at TSR, Mikey then joined the team in 2011. 

 
 

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HISTORY

Steve Kinser is a 20-time World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series champion. He competed in his first career World of Outlaws race on March 18, 1978 at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Steve has won every major Sprint car race during his racing career.

 

Achievements include:

  • 690 career WoO Sprint Car Series A-Feature victories

  • 12 Knoxville Nationals championships

  • 14th in the 1997 Indianapolis 500

  • 14-time National 410 Sprint Car Driver of the Year

  • 19-time American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association All-American honoree

  • 12-Time Gold Cup Race of Champions Winner

  • 2-Time United Sprint Association Champion

  • Slick 50 World Sprint Series Champion

  • Listed as America’s winningest driver in StockCar magazine

  • Won International Race of Champions (IROC) feature at Talladega in 1994

  • Set National short track record with 56 feature victories, including 46 of 69 World of Outlaws main events in 1987

  • Inducted into the Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2005

  • Has over 900 career feature wins

  • His first feature win was at Paragon Speedway in 1973 at the age of 20

  • Most current win came in January 2015, at the age of 60

  • Inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2017

Kinser Racing Apparel established in 1984. Steve Kinser formed his own team back in 1997 after returning from the NASCAR circuit. As an owner/driver, Steve has won 6 World of Outlaws championships.

 

Kraig Kinser, Steve's son is currently the driver for Kinser Racing. Kraig is joined by Mikey Kuemper, as crew chief.