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: Racing 2 Save Lives, Lee Seward Plumbing And Heating, Bagleman, Associated Lighting Rods, Wright Tree Services, Lajoie’s Scrap Metal Recycling, Fenceline Films, Fine Lyne Building, Northeast Carpet, F&M Electric Supply, Goodhill Mechanical, George Bartlett Welding, State Farm, Fair Burn Brothers Building, Creative Racing Products, Candlewood East Marina

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:

•  Scored First 2 Career SK Light Feature Wins in 2021

•  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

•  10 Career Street Stock Feature Wins

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

SKL = SK Light Modified
DARE = DARE/Street Stock
SS = Street Stock

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