Name: Conner Patterson

Age: 11

Hometown: Hornersville, MO Home

Track: Leerjak

Favorite Track: Louisiana

Favorite Track Food: Walking Tacos at Sheltons

What Do You Race? Mini Drag Bike “Honda”

Whats your Fastest ET? 5.23

How Long You Been Racing? 7 Years

How many tracks have you raced at? 7 Different Tracks Whats Most Memorable Moment Racing? Winning 1st Place What are some of your other Hobbies?? Baseball and Basketball

Name:Eli Medina
Hometown:
 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Home Track:
La Plata Valley Raceway
Favorite Track:
La Plata Valley Raceway
When did you get involved in Sand Drags and How?: 

I got involved in sand drags in 2010 when a track opened up in Albuquerque and been hooked ever since.
What type of bike do you race?: 
I race a 2000 Yamaha Banshee 350cc.  
Whats your favorite race track food?: 

My favorite track food is nachos with jalapenos.
What would you change about sand drags, if anything?:

The only thing i would change is to get more people involved.
What do you do in your spare time?:

In my spare time i love hanging with my wife and kids. Thats the only thing i rather do besides racing.

Name: Jeff Coale

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Home Track: Lemoore Raceway

Favorite Track:Dome Valley, AZ

When did you get involved in Sand Drags and How?: I got into sand drags in 2012 after a couple buddies and I went to watch in Lemoore and I said “I can do that”. After that I bought a 250r and started racing.

What type of bike do you race?: Currently have a single cylinder Honda in drag chassis and a 421 cc in stock banshee chassis.

Do you prefer 2 stroke or 4 Stroke?: I guess I prefer 2 stroke, since I have never made a pass on a 4 stroke.

Whats your favorite race track food?: Favorite race track food has to be the Linguisa at Lemoore.

What would you change about sand drags, if anything?: To be honest, I wouldn’t change a thing about sand drag racing. I like how it feels like one big family. Its hard to find that in other types of racing.

What do you do in your spare time?: In my spare time I enjoy working on my house and of course working in the shop.

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Name: Sydney Perraut

Hometown: Cynthinana, Kentucky

Home Track: Harrison County Fairgrounds

Favorite Track:Little Sandy Raceway 

When did you get involved in Sand Drags and How?: I got into sand drags by coming to the drags with family and friends about 3 years ago.

What type of bike do you race?: 525 Cheetah

Whats your favorite race track food?: Hamburgers

What would you change about sand drags, if anything?: Getting more girls involved in the sport.

What do you do in your spare time?: I am very involved in school and becoming an RN. I also like to hunt and fish.

Name: Matt Willis

Hometown: Hope, AR

Home Track: Prescott Raceway

Favorite Track:Northeast Louisiana Sand Drags 

When did you get involved in Sand Drags and How?: I bought my first racing quad in 2000. It was a 400ex and I started taking it to the track every weekend to race in the bracket class.

What type of bike do you race?: Currently I have a 18dm 688cc on an HS customs chassis.

Whats your favorite race track food?: Chicken sandwich at Prescott Raceway

What would you change about sand drags, if anything?: I don't have any complaints just wished more people did it.

What do you do in your spare time?: I love going to the lake and camping with family.

Name: Chad Ohmer

Hometown: North Bend, OH.

Favorite Track:My favorite track is probably Gravelrama in Cleves, OH because its my home track and i’ve been racing there since i was 10 so I know everyone.

When did you start drag racing quads?:  I started drag racing quads when i was 10 in juniors then got out of it for a while and started racing again in 2013.

What type of bike do you race?:  I run a stock Polaris XCR 800 on a Dreher chassis.

Whats your favorite race track food?: My favorite food at the track has to be pulled pork BBQ.

What do you do in your spare time?: When I’m not racing I like to spend time with my family, try out new sports and activities, fish, hunt and in the winter I Ski for the US National Disabled Team.

What part of the armed forces were you enlisted in? United States Marine Corps

From behind enemy lines to behind the handlebars racing, how can you compare them? The only comparison is the adrenaline rush you get.
How long were you enlisted? Feb. 2009- Apr. 2015
Whats the worst food you had while enlisted? Worst food would be MRE's.
How would you like to see the sport support our troops? If we could do a military race where proceeds go to an organization that supports our wounded warriors.
Who is the one person you want to thank that you served with in the military? I can’t thank just one person. But I’d like to thank my senior enlisted marines who trained me to be a fighter and know what to do in the situations I was put in. 
What were some of the special badges/awards you earned? I’m the recipient of 2 Purple Hearts, Global War on Terrorism, Afghan Campaign Ribbon, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal with Valor.


Name: Noah Hardesty

Age: 6

What grade you in? 1st

Hometown: Shelbyville, KY

Home Track: Shelby County

Favorite Track: Shelton`s

Fastest ET to Date: 4.44 (200 ft.)

When did you get involved in Sand Drags and How?: In 2014 Noah's grandmother suggested we try racing with KOI at the Franklin County Fair. He has been obsessed since.

What type of bike do you race?: E-ton 90 and Polaris Predator 90

Do you prefer 2 stroke or 4 Stroke? 2 stroke

Whats your favorite race track food?: hot dogs and burgers

What would you change about sand drags, if anything?: wheelie bars in the kids class lol

What do you do in your spare time? Trail riding with my dad, playing soccer, playing in the pool

Who is your favorite SuperHero? Ironman!