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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Shares His “First Thing I Fell in Love With”

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While Stenhouse currently races for JTG Daugherty Racing continued as he raced in the USAC sprint car series and secured dual Rookie of the Year honors in both the sprint car and midget divisions in 2007.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., the American professional stock car racing driver, finds his happy place behind the wheel of a sprint car. His passion for racing began early, starting with kart racing at the age of six.

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Recently the #47 JTG driver revealed interesting insights about his love for Sprint car races and how he grew up racing in Sprint cars. As per the post shared on X by “NASCAR Regional” Ricky was heard sharing how his journey began at Sprint and he grew up watching his dad racing in Sprint cars. These are the first things Strendhouse fell in love with in racing.

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As Strenhouse Jr was getting behind the wheel of super power machine he felt good to be back with a lot of power machines and a lot of fun. As tonight will be the first race day of the awaited Sprint race at North Carolina Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr will find his happy place in his NOS car.

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Journey of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at Sprint and the transition in NASCAR

In the world of sprint car racing, Stenhouse made a name for himself. He started with 360 cubic inches winged sprint cars, winning accolades like the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Driver Poll and the Dirt Winged Sprint Car Rookie of the Year.

Stenhouse’s love for speed and competition extends beyond sprint cars. In the NASCAR realm, he has achieved remarkable milestones. Notably, he clinched back-to-back Nationwide Series championships in 2011 and 2012. His talent also earned him the title of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year. And most recently, he triumphed at the 2023 Daytona 500, etching his name in racing history.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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