Shane Lee, a Newton, N.C. native, began racing go-karts in 2003 where he spent nine seasons competing in the highest and most prestigious karting events in the southeast.
Lee and his family-owned Shane Lee Motorsports made the move to stock cars in 2012 where he competed weekly at a nearby local track, Hickory Motor Speedway. It was there that Lee first started to turn heads, earning the 2012 and 2013 Limited Late Model Track Championships and the 2013 North Carolina NASCAR Late Model Rookie of the Year title. Throughout 100 starts in tracks across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, Lee picked up 18 wins, 65 top-5’s and 92 top-10’s.
In 2016 Lee continued to advance his career, taking his talents to the ARCA Racing Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Lee made 10 starts in ARCA in 2016, earning one top-5, five top-10s and leading 33 laps throughout the year. He won one General Tire Pole Award at Chicagoland Speedway and his best finish came at Pocono Raceway where he finished 4th.
In the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Lee started in three races at Texas, Gateway and Martinsville in 2016 and finished on the lead lap in each race.
In 2017, Lee competed in his first full season in the ARCA Racing Series and finished 3rd in championship driver standings. He drove for Cunningham Motorsports in the No. 22 Big Tine Ford Fusion with veteran crew chief Paul Andrews at the helm. In 20 starts in 2017, Lee earned 8 top-5 finishes and 14 top-10s. Lee finished a season-high 3rd at Daytona Int'l Speedway and won the General Tire Pole Award at Iowa Speedway Lee also led 70 laps in 2017, including 48 on the DuQuoin mile dirt.
HometownNewton, North Carolina
Education: 2-year Mechanical Engineering Tech degree
Hobbies: Golf, gym, snowboarding
Favorite Movie: Any Adam Sandler movie
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Racing Memory: Winning my first race
Shane Lee, driving for Cunningham Motorsports, got the 2017 season off on solid footing with a career-best third-place finish at Daytona Int'l Speedway in the No. 22 Big Tine Ford.
Hometown: Newton, NC
DOB: Jul 4, 1993