Toyota drivers Buddy Kofoid and Cannon McIntosh traded the lead back-and-forth over the final 10 laps before Kofoid finally took the lead for good on lap 38 of 39 on the way to winning the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series’ DrivenToSaveLives BC39 at the Dirt Track at IMS, Thursday, to take home the $15,000 first prize.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Buddy Kofoid stormed out of the gates and never relented throughout the 18th edition of USAC Indiana Midget Week (IMW) in 2022, earning victories in the first two events to become the mini-series’ third back-to-back champion. The Penngrove, Calif. native’s consecutive IMW titles joined him...
INDIANAPOLIS – The Sunday night, June 12, USAC Indiana Midget Week event at Circle City Raceway has been rained out due to saturated grounds and more showers that hit the quarter-mile dirt oval in Indianapolis midday Sunday. The event was to be the 18th annual Indiana Midget Week finale,...
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — Buddy Kofoid notched his fourth consecutive USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship feature victory Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway. The victory at the three-eighths-mile track came in round two of the 18th annual Indiana Midget Week and made Kofoid the first driver to win four straight since Kyle Larson captured four-straight in a span that overlapped the end of the 2012 season and the start of 2013.
Someday, the 20-year-old wants to race in the NASCAR Cup Series, just like his idol, Dale Earnhardt Jr., once did. Buddy Kofoid‘s long-term goal has never been a secret. Someday, the 20-year-old wants to race in the NASCAR Cup Series, just like his idol, Dale Earnhardt Jr., once did.
ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. — It's been awesome to see how many sprint cars have been in action in just the first few weeks around Central Pa. On Saturday alone, how about a total of 162 cars between just two tracks. Nearly half of them, 70 just 410s. There was 27 at Port Royal and 43 at Lincoln and not to mention the 61 late models at the Speed Palace today.
Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Toyota Racing Development dirt standout Buddy Kofoid will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of the No. 51 Tundra TRD Pro April 16 in the Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, a long-time partner at KBM who also sponsors Kofoid’s Keith Kunz Motorsports midget entry, will serve as the primary sponsor on his Toyota for the Truck Series second annual visit to the dirt covered half-mile oval.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Michael “Buddy” Kofoid has definitely found a liking to Oklahoma City‘s I-44 Riverside Speedway. If there was any doubt, he proved it by racing to victory lane on Saturday night for the second night in a row aboard the Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 67 midget to close out the ninth edition of the POWRi Midget League‘s Turnpike Challenge.
Toyota development driver Buddy Kofoid will begin the defense of his USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series title this weekend in Ocala, Fla. The 20-year-old Keith Kunz Motorsports driver will attempt to become just the fifth driver to win back-to-back championships in the last 25 years (Bryan Clauson, Jason Leffler, Jerry Coons and Dave Darland were the others). Since the beginning of 2020, Kofoid has registered 26 national midget feature wins, the most by any driver.
LOS ANGELES – Michael “Buddy” Kofoid, from Penngrove, Calif., was 19 at the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series season finale in Ventura Raceway on Nov. 27 and turned 20 on Dec. 2. He told us he has always been called Buddy by family members as...
Buddy Kofoid outdueled Kyle Larson for a dramatic A-Feature win in Tuesday night’s qualifying bout for the Chili Bowl Nationals. Piloting the No. 67 Keith Kunz Motorsports Toyota, Kofoid hounded Larson, who started on pole, consistently throughout the opening 24 of 30 laps. With the aid of a restart, Kofoid finally surged to the lead and came under an immediate barrage of attacks by the defending two-time Chili Bowl champion. However, Kofoid held his nerve as Larson eventually punched the cushion and fell back into the clutches of third-place Chris Windom.
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TULARE, Calif. — Buddy Kofoid couldn’t help but grin as he described why he emerged as the high-point driver following two nights of Trophy Cup preliminary action. “First off, I drive a great car,” Kofoid said with a wide smile, patting the right-rear tire of the Works Limited No. 57. “This is the best car I’ve been in at Trophy Cup by far and probably one of the best sprint cars that I’ve ran in my career.”