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K&N Pro Series East: Additional Drivers

Enrique Baca
Birthdate: Aug. 13, 1991 Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico Twitter: @ebaca11

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2016 35 3 0 0 0 0
2017 26 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   4 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 11th- New Jersey (9/17/16)
Noteworthy: Finished 12th in the 2015 Super Copa Telcel. He began racing in 1997 and became the youngest champion in the Shifter 125cc Nationals. He competed in the NASCAR Peak Mexico Series in 2013 and recorded a best finish of 8th. He competed for Rev Racing last season in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series.

Amber Balcaen
Birthdate: March 7, 1992 Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba Twitter: @amberbalcaen10

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 20 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 20th - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: She's a third-generation driver. She was the first woman to win a dirt track racing title in Manitoba. She won the NOSA Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 and was the only Canadian invited to the 2014 & 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine and the 2015 Bill McAnally Racing Drivers Expo. Last year, she became the first Canadian Female to win a NASCAR sanctioned race in the United States driving for Lee Pulliam Performance in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. 

Trey Hutchens
Birthdate: May 20, 1998 Hometown: Lexington, N.C. Twitter: @TreyHutchens

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2013 31 3 0 0 0 1
2014 22 8 0 0 0 0
2015 20 6 0 0 0 2
2016 18 8 0 0 0 1
2017 15 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   26 0 0 0 4

Best Finish: 7th - Richmond (9/10/15)
Noteworthy: Fourth-generation competitor as father Bobby and grandfather Bud and great grandfather Claude all have been involved in racing as a driver, crew member or car owner. He competed in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour, where he finished 11th (2015) and 12th (2016). 

Salvatore Iovino
Birthdate:
July 15, 1983 Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif. Twitter: @saliovinoracing

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 17 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 17th - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: He began drag racing in 2012 in Pro Stock, Pro Dial and Super Pro Street Class drag cars. In 2016, he started his stock car career racing late models in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. He also competed in seven NASCAR K&N Pro Series West races last season and finished 18th in the final standings.

Jesse Iwuji
Birthdate:
August 12, 1987 Hometown: Carrollton, Texas Twitter: @Jesse_Iwuji

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 21 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 21 - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: In 2013, he set record setting accomplishments in the Modern HEMI drag racing world and began road course racing in the SCCA. In 2015, he started his stock car caeer in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. Last season, he competed in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West and finished 10th in the final standings with one top 10 finish. 

Derek Kraus
Birthdate:
Sept. 1, 2001 Hometown: Stratford, Wis. Twitter: @Derek9kraus

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 3 1 0 0 1 1
Totals:   1 0 0 1 1

Best Finish: 3rd - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: Derek began racing at the age of seven competing in the Wisconsin State Go Kart Series in 2008. He later moved up to the Midwest Bandolero Series and won titles in 2013 and 2014. He moved up to the Midwest Truck Series in 2015 and won the championship that year as well as the rookie of the year title in the American Ethanol Super Truck Series and at State Park Speedway. Last season, he raced super late models and earned five wins, 16 top fives and 22 top 10 finished. He finished fourth in points in the ARCA Midwest Tour Series and became the youngest driver to win an ARCA Midwest Tour race, breaking the 25-year-old record set by Matt Kenseth. 

Vinnie Miller
Birthdate:
August 16, 1997 Hometown: Metamora, Mich. Twitter: @VinnieMiller_

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 13 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 13th - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: Started racing at the age of five on quarter midget tracks in Michigan and wad the Senior Honda Champion and Senior and Junior Stock Champion. From age 8-12 years old, he raced in the Lite A - It.AA Light Alcohol Series. In 2010, he moved to the Pure Stock Division where he took home the Rookie of the Year honors. At the age of 14, he moved tot he Sportsman class and was the 2012 Rookie of the Year. In 2013, he received the 2013 Esge of Your Seat Award which goes to the most competitive driver voted by the Owosso Speedway staff and fans. He raced Pro Late Models in 2014, where he finished second in points and won the Rookie of the Year honors. In 2015 and 2016, he competed in several Super Late Model races, including the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway. 

Luis Rodriguez Jr. 
Birthdate:
July 20, 1994 Hometown: Miami, Fla. Twitter: @lrmotorsport

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 27 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 27th - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: Started racing at the age of six in a Easykart 40 at Opa-Locka Karting track. Through the years, he raced karts ar the local and national levels. At the age of 13, he completed he Skip Barber Racing School. He then raced around the country in the Skip Barber Formula Series. He then got the chane to test a Formula Ford in Colombua and the following year, he went to Barcelona to test a Formula BMW at the F-1 track. At the age of 19, he compete in the MC-5 Cup race and won both races and set the fastest laps times in his debut. In 2015, he raced a RS-1 Porsche Cayman in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and finished second in the overall standings. 

Anthony Sergi
Birthdate:
June 1, 1995 Hometown: Oviedo, Fla. Twitter: @AnthonySergi20

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 14 1 0 0 0 0
Totals:   1 0 0 0 0

Best Finish: 14th - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: Began his racing career in 2005 at the age of 10 competing in the Southeastern Quarter Midgets. In his first season competing at the New Smyrna Quarter Midget track, he earned eight victories. He was crowned the 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American New Smyrna Super Late Model champion. 

Zane Smith
Birthdate:
June 9, 1999 Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif. Twitter: @zanesmith77

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2017 2 1 0 0 1 1
Totals:   1 0 0 1 1

Best Finish: 2nd - New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: He won the overall Super Late Model championship at New Smyrna Speedway's World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing in 2015. He also recorded three PASS South wins and a CARS Super Late Model Tour win that year. He also finished second in 2015's Snowball Derby.

Reid Wilson
Birthdate:
May 30, 1996 Hometown: Charlotte, N.C. Twitter: @ReidWilson66

Year Rank Races Wins Poles Top 5s Top 10s
2016 27 4 0 0 0 2
2017 6 1 0 0 1 1
Totals:   5 0 0 0 3

Best Finish: 6th - Greenville (3/16/16); New Smyrna (2/19/17)
Noteworthy: Reid began racing at the age of eight in the U.S. Legends International Bandoleros. He advanced fromt he Bandolero Bandits division to Outlaws where he finished fourth in the nation in the 2010 National Championship. In 2011, he started competing as a rookie in Legends cars Young Lions division. He also began late model racing that year in the Carolina Competition Sports inaugural Limited Touring Series and was crowned their champion that same year.