Dalton Sargeant, from Boca Raton, Florida, began his racing career at the age of eight racing karts and bandeleros. Sargeant went on to win numerous Rotax karting events and championships. In 2012, at the age of 13, Dalton moved to Europe to compete in open wheel karting championships and even represented the United States in the Rotax World Championship in the United Arab Emirates.
In 2014 Sargeant moved back to the US to try his hand at NASCAR Late Model competition, but not before finishing 2nd in the IMSA Prototype Lite Division at Sebring. Sargeant recorded two wins and 23 top-10 finishes at 10 different race tracks across the Southeast, including a 2nd place finish in his debut at the Snowball Derby.
In 2015, Sargeant competed in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series driving the No. 51 GALT. He debuted in February at New Smyrna Speedway with a second-place finish. He also ran part-time in the K&N Pro Series West, where he scored a victory in the season’s first race. In August 2015, Sargeant made his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Bristol Motor Speedway, scoring a 10th-place finish.
Continuing to make his way into stock car racing, Sargeant moved to the ARCA Racing Series in 2016, competing in 15 races and taking the checkered flag at Berlin Raceway. Throughout those 15 races, Sargeant earned 10 top-5 finishes and 12 top-10 finishes, helping him earn the 2016 ARCA Racing Series SCOTT Rookie of the Year title.
In 2017, Sargeant competed in his first full ARCA Racing Series season for Cunningham Motorsports in the No. 77 Big Tine Ford Fusion and finished 2nd in championship driver standings. Sargeant also added three more ARCA wins at Salem Speedway, Lucas Oil Raceway and Iowa Speedway. In 20 starts in 2017, Sargeant earned 10 top-5 finishes and 18 top-10s. Sargeant's crew chief at Cunningham was 3-time Cometic Crew Chief of the Year Chad Bryant. Sargeant also earned the Valvoline Lap Leader of the Year award in 2017 with 337 laps-led overall. He also earned his first General Tire Pole Award of his career at Madison International Speedway in June.
HometownBoca Raton, Florida
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
DOB: Mar 25, 1998