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Driver Profile: George Bessette, Jr.- SK Light #39

George Bessette, Jr. – SK Light #39

Driver & Team Info

Hometown: Danbury, CT

Car Owner: George Bessette, Sr.

Crew Chief: George Bessette, Sr.

Crew Members: Dad, Mom, Bones, Chippy, Bruce, Troy, Davey, Pauly, Tom Huse, Tom Cunningham, Sean, Dean, Brandon, Alex, Deb, Alana, Sabrina, Poppy and Grammie Toni, Richard, Billy

Primary Sponsor: Lasco Roofing and Sheet Metal

Associate Sponsors: Roger Electric, George Bartlett Welding, Lajoie Scrap Metal Recycling, Associated Lightning Rods, Northeast Flooring and Design, Hefferon Heating and Cooling, Bagel Man, F&M Electric Supply, Bones and Judy Stevens, Poppy and Grammie Toni

Car Make & Model: Chevy Corvette

Chassis: Chassis Dynamics

Engine Builder: R.A.D. Auto Machine

Occupation: Student

Date of Birth: 12/08/2002

Martial Status: Single

Non-Racing Hobbies: Working on Hot Rods

Favorite Racing Personality: Ted Christopher

Favorite Musical Artist: Johnny Cash

Favorite TV Show: Fast & Loud, Diesel Brothers

Year and Divisions Raced at Stafford: 3 years DARE/Street Stock, 3 years and counting SK Lights

Career Achievements:

•  5 Career SK Light Feature Wins

•  10 Career Street Stock Feature Wins

•  2018 Street Stock Track Champion

• Raced in the Wild Thing Karts in Tiger B, Tiger A, Junior Outlaw divisions

•  2017 Street Stock R.A.D. Automachine Rookie of the Year

•  Finished 2nd in 2017 Street Stock Points

Year Division Starts Wins T-5 T-10
2017 DARE 17 1 9 15
2018 SS 21 5 17 19
2019 SS 19 4 17 18
2019 SKL 1 0 0 0
2020 SKL 14 0 7 9
2021 SKL 20 2 11 15
2022 OPEN 1 0 0 1
2022 SKL 19 3 9 12
2022 TRI-TRACK 1 0 0 0

DARE = DARE/Street Stock
OPEN = Open Modified
SKL = SK Light Modified
SS = Street Stock
TRI-TRACK = Monaco Modified Tri-Track Series

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