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Featured Driver of the Week: Dave Vona

Age: 30

Hometown: East Aurora.

Division: NASCAR Chargers/Holland Speedway

Lowdown: Vona, now in his third season of NASCAR Pro Charger competition at Holland Motorsports Complex, won his first two career NASCAR Pro Chargers feature races there this season. He is currently is third in points heading into Holland’s 75-lap season finale Saturday. Vona also sponsors the Hornet class entry of Nikki Maltby. Vona considers Holland his favorite track. He is the husband of Sarah and father of Frank, 4, and stepfather of Nathan, 8.

Accomplishments: Vona was the recipient of the 2013 Friends of Auto Racing Fan Club Rookie of The Year on Asphalt Award. He finished a strong fourth in Holland NASCAR Pro Charger points a year ago. He is the first member of his family to ever drive a race car.

Favorite Food: Grilled steak.

Favorite Music: Classic rock.

Hobbies: Vona is an Iraq Army war veteran who enjoys fixing older cars and trucks.

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