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Zevenbergen, Tesch, Arends, DeBoer Pick Up Wins

Zevenbergen, Tesch, Arends, DeBoer Pick Up Wins

6/25/2016 -
The clouds cleared as the cars hit the track to setup a beautiful night for racing. Seven Sportsmans drivers took the green flag in the feat
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6/11/2016 -
The Sportsmans kicked off the feature events with 8 cars taking the green flag. Bryant Klaassen took the early lead, but Andy Wiexzorek roar
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Driver Profile

Mike Vander Ecken

  • Car Owner
  • Since: 2016

Mike has been racing as Vander Ecken Motorsports for nearly three decades. He is a member of the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame.

Bill Kain

  • Crew Chief
  • Since: 2016

Bill is the Crew Chief and brings decades of experience to the Vander Ecken Race Team. Bill and his legendary father, Fred have built hundreds of sprint cars and are true legends in the sport.

Mark Lambert

  • Transport Driver/Crew Member
  • Since: 2016

Mark is the driver of the transport hauler and a key crew member on the Vander Ecken Race Team.

Kyle Kain

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2016

Kyle is Bill's son and is an invaluable crew member on the Vander Ecken Race Team.

Greg Jones

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2016

Greg is a former driver and competitor who brings a vast amount of experience as a crew member of the Vander Ecken Race Team.

Jeff Lampkin

  • Team Principal
  • Since: 2014

Jeff is a key sponsor, also helping with team management and sponsorship acquisition.

Josh Lampkin

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2013

Josh is a stalwart on our crew. He serves is a paint and finish expert. Josh is responsible for the fabulous paint work on the racers. He helps with everything that happens with the cars.

Kyle Lampkin

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2013

Kyle is a Crew Member. Kyle is responsible for tires and overall pit work. Kyle serves a variety of roles and is crucial to the team's success.

Cole Henry

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2014

Cole joined the team in 2014 and is an integral part of race day preparation and pit work.

Bill McCroskey

  • Team Svengali
  • Since: 1998

Bill McCroskey is a long time friend of Dakota's dad and is one of the few known survivors of the "Sprint Car Racing Disease" for which their isn't a known cure.

Bill is one of the creators of the Front Row Challenge and the Ultimate Challenge, a sprint car legend who took his initial laps in a Sprint Car in the 1960's, when the only thing Titanium on Sprint Cars were the driver's balls!

Bill provides the team "attitude" and is key to the team's success.

Joel Hassebrock

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2012

Joel has been a crew member for the last three seasons. Joel is a Material Science Engineering graduate from Iowa State University. Joel is married to Dakota's sister, Meagan.

Rick Bryant

  • Crew Member
  • Since: 2012

Rick is Dakota's uncle. He is a jack-of-all-trades working on the car. He is the team's electrical expert and procurer of shop supplies.

Anthony Hendrickson

  • Dakota's Dad - Team Owner
  • Since: 1996

Unfortunately, Dakota's genetics are compromised by his father's family's penchant for sprint car racing . . . . . . a disease for which their isn't any known cure!

Deb Hendrickson

  • Dakota's Mom
  • Since: 1996

Deb is the Prayer Warrior and secret weapon of Dakota's success. Deb is an Angel serving incognito as Dakota's mother!

Monte McDowell

  • Original Sponsor
  • Since: 2012

Monte is the financing behind the team's success. Without him none of Dakota's success would be possible.

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