Mike Basham is the son of longtime ARCA Racing Series competitor Darrell Basham. Mike, subbing for his father in 2016 in the No. 34 Darrell Basham Racing Chevrolet, finished a career-best 10th in national championship driver standings. He also posted a career-best ARCA finish in 2016, finishing 10th on the Springfield Mile Dirt. Basham also competed in 16 of 20 races in 2017, with best finishes of 13th at Winchester and Salem. Mike has 44 ARCA starts to his credit. Mike also finished 13th in driver championship standings in 2017.