• Driver Info

    Like his grandfather and father before him, Will Kimmel is carving out his own career in motorsports; and each season he finds himself closer to the winner’s circle. Will nearly got there in 2014, finishing 2nd at Pocono, his career-best superspeedway finish. He also finished 2nd at Salem in 2011, his best short track finish. Will, despite not running the full season, finished a career-best 8th in driver championship standings in 2013. He also finished, on partial schedules, 11th in points in 2015, 12th in points in 2012, 13th in points in 2016, 15th in points in 2011 and 18th in points in 2014. In 102 career ARCA starts since 2008, his career-best finishes, other than Pocono and Salem, are 3rd at Salem '15 where he led 67 laps, 3rd at Chicagoland '15, 3rd at Daytona ’12, 3rd at Salem ’13, 4th at Pocono ’14 & '15, 4th at Chicagoland ’13 & ‘14, 4th at NJMP road course ’13, 4th at Springfield mile-dirt ’11, 5th at Springfield ’14, 5th at NJMP ’12, 6th at Michigan ’14, 6th at Kentucky ’14, 6th at Kansas ’13, 6th at Talladega ’12, 6th at DuQuoin mile-dirt ’10, 7th at Michigan ’13, 7th at Pocono ’13, 7th at Kentucky ’13, 8th at DuQuoin ’11, 8th at Springfield ’09, 9th at Iowa ’13, 9th at Pocono ’12, 9th at Kansas ’12, 10th at Daytona '15 and 10th at Chicagoland ’12. His career-best qualifying runs are 3rd at Chicagoland ’14, 4th at Iowa ’13 & 4th at Kentucky ’13. Also drove for TriStar Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series ’14. Will also made his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Kentucky Speedway in 2015 and at Kansas Speedway.

    Will Kimmel Car Shot Pocono 2016

    2007 Super Late Model track champion at Salem Speedway, and youngest in history at 19 years. 3-time Super Late Model winner at Salem ’06 and ’07. 2006 Super Late Model Rookie of the Year at Salem. 2005 Salem Super Stock Rookie of the Year. 2-time Valvoline Mini Cup Champion. 3-time MMRA (Miniature Motorsports Racing Association) national champion. 13 track championships and 90 career wins overall in Mini Cup competition. Nephew of 10-time ARCA Racing Series driving champion Frank Kimmel. Son of 8-time ARCA crew chief champion Bill Kimmel. Grandson of 3-time ARCA winner Bill Kimmel, Sr. 

    10-28-16

    CAREER ARCA RACING SERIES STATS
    WILL KIMMEL
    YEAR STARTS WINS TOP-5 TOP-10 LAPS-LED RACES-LED POLES
    2008 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
    2010 5 0 0 1 0 0 0
    2011 16 0 2 3 80 2 0
    2012 17 0 2 6 0 0 0
    2013 20 0 3 8 18 2 0
    2014 12 0 4 6 2 1 0
    2015 17 0 3 4 137 5 0
    2016 11 0 1 4 21 2 0
    Totals 102 0 15 33 258 12 0

  • Hometown
    Sellersburg, Indiana
  • Personal

    Height: 6'3

    Weight: 220

    Hobbies: Exercise, working on race cars/street cars, diesel trucks

    Favorite Food: Pizza

    Favorite Racing Memory: 2010 Polar Bear win, racing with dad

  • On Track
    Will Kimmel will race in the No. 69 Eddie Gilstrap Motors Ford at Salem Speedway on April 26.