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KRAIG KINSER

PROFILE

Name: Kraig Kinser
Age: 32
Date of Birth: 8th of October 1984
Resides: Bloomington, IN United States

Occupation: Driver

Marital Status: Single

Children: Kash

Race Number: 11K

KNOXVILLE NATIONALS CHAMPION

WORLD OF OUTLAWS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

 

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. 

In 2016 Kraig and the Steve Kinser Racing team completed in the All Star Circuit of Champions series, receiving Rookie of the Year.​

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Won the 2005 Knoxville Nationals

  • Became the first, and only, father-son duo to win the prestigious event

  • 2004 - Won his first World of Outlaws A-Feature at Cottage Grove (Ore,) Speedway

  • 2004 – Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year

  • 2005 - Won ARCA event at Talledega (Ala.) Superspeedway in only his second career start

  • Made 18 NASCAR Craftman Truck series starts in 2006 and 13 in 2007

  • Returned back the family owned #11k sprint car in 2010, teaming with brother-in-law, Mike Kuemper, making them the youngest driver/crew chief combination out competing with the World of Outlaws series

  • The duo has won 5 World of Outlaws A-Feature events to date