Concord, NC – The age-old debate about race car drivers being athletes certainly does not pertain to third-generation Colorado racer Brett Yackey. The 17-year-old Kulwicki Driver Development Program competitor is a three-sport star athlete for Greeley Central High School, located in the city some 60 miles northeast of Denver.   While the six foot, 185 […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, the 2017 Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) is beginning to hit its stride as all drivers will begin to see regular action in the coming weeks. Whether is it was rain, cold weather, college classes, or just bad luck, the racing season is really just getting started […]

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CONCORD, N.C. -- Entering the third season for the Kulwicki Driver Development Program, the organization has looked far to the North to find talent. Cole Butcher of Porter’s Lake, Nova Scotia, caught the eye of the KDDP staff at the 2016 Snowflake 100 last December at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. Butcher turned heads […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Officials of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) announced today the seven drivers who will represent the organization during the 2017 racing season.  The seven drivers hail from five different states and Canada and range in age from 17 to 25.   The seven drivers, in alphabetical order, are:   BRAISON BENNETT, […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – After several weeks of reviewing an impressive group of applicants for the 2017 Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP), the organization’s advisory board has chosen 15 semifinalists. These drivers will now participate in interview sessions, culminating with the selection of a seven-driver roster that will represent the KDDP this season and compete for […]

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The Kulwicki Driver Development Program team descended upon Concord, North Carolina on Wednesday night to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2016 class, Alex Prunty’s KDDP championship and what would have been Alan Kulwicki’s 62nd birthday.   The banquet was streamed live on Speed51.com and featured speeches from KDDP founder Tom Roberts, the banquet emcee Bob Dillner, the […]

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The second annual Kulwicki Driver Development Program banquet will be held Wednesday night at The Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway (NC).  It will celebrate all seven drivers on their 2016 seasons and their participation in the 2016 Kulwicki Driver Development Program.   The banquet can be seen live for free on Speed51.com beginning at […]

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CONCORD, N.C. -- Kyle Petty, former driver-turned TV analyst for NBC Sports’ coverage of NASCAR racing, will serve as the featured guest speaker at the annual Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) awards banquet. The annual gala event is set for next Wednesday (December 14) in the Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway and will feature […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Alex Prunty, a 24-year-old rising racing star from Lomira, Wisconsin, has won the 2016 “Kulwicki Cup” Championship, officials for the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) announced today. Prunty won the title by eight points (533-525) over New England standout Dave Farrington, Jr., from Jay, Maine.   “I applaud our advisory board for […]

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CONCORD, N.C. -- With just one weekend remaining in the Kulwicki Driver Development Program “Kulwicki Cup” competition, drivers at opposite ends of the standings are looking for a strong finish to the 2016 season.   Jay, Maine’s Dave Farrington, Jr. has been on an absolute tear over the past couple of weeks, racing six times […]

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