Driver Profile - BRENT COVELL

Brent in action at Tri-City Speedway

Name: Brent Covell
Birthdate: April 2nd, 1981
Hometown: Titusville, Pa
Marital Status: Engaged
Occupation: Coiler Tech
How did you choose your car number? The year I was born
Chassis: Maxim
Engine Builder: Kistler Engines in 05
Crew: Frank Nottingham, Dick Hunt, and Chad Covell
Sponsors: McGregors Beverage, Titusville Elks Club, Walkers Vineyard, Boonies Sports Bar, Culver Hardwoods, Titusville Forestry, Bossards
Favorite Track: Tri-City Speedway
Series competed in: ESS, All-Stars, Outlaws, and Local
Years Racing: Three full years, two partial
Wins: 0
Championships: 0
Regular Tracks/Series: Tri-City Speedway
Hobbies: Hunting, Racing, Going to races
Favorite Music: Rap & Alternative
Favorite Band: Eminem
Favorite Food: Subway
Favorite Beverage: Coors Light
Favorite Restaurant: Longhorn
Favorite Driver: Kasey Kahne
When and how did you get started in racing?

My dad owned the car for a few years. Then I just asked if I could drive and he gave me a chance.

Who had the biggest impact on your racing career and why?

My dad for believing in me. Bob Felmlee, Bob drove our car for about a year. He did real well in it, after he was done racing our car he stuck around to help me get started and he still coaches me when needed.

What would you be doing if you weren't racing?

I am a big race fan, so something related to racing.

What is your favorite aspect of racing?

The speed and the people you meet.

What is your greatest accomplishment/best memory?

The best memory for me has got to be my first race. After the race my dad was real happy with how we did, thats the best thing.

What is the worst thing that has happened to you in racing, or your worst season?

The worst thing has to be the Lernerville wreck. The worst season(s) has to be the last couple of years because of motor problems.

In your own words, describe your 2004 season:

When we finished it wasn't bad, When we didn't finish it was due to motor problems.

What are your plans for the 2005 season?

New car, new motor, high hopes.

Where do you see Sprint Car racing five years from now?

With the inflating costs, I see having a corp. sponsor will be the only way to go.

What is your ultimate goal? Finish races and Win races.