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Featured Driver of the Week: Gary Lindberg

Age: 34.

Hometown: Ridgeway, Ont.

Home Track/Division: Merrittville Speedway – DIRT.car 358 Modifieds.

Lowdown: Lindberg won the last three DIRT.car Sportsman season point championships at New Humberstone Speedway. He has moved up in class this season and is a rookie in the DIRT.car 358 Modifieds at Merrittville. In only his second appearance in his new division, he won the 35-lap feature race last Saturday night at Merrittville Speedway.

Career Accomplishments: New Humberstone Speedway DIRT.car Sportsman Champion, 2013-2015; Merrittville Speedway DIRT.car Sportsman Champion, 2015; New Humberstone All-Canadian Championship race winner, 2013, 2015; DIRT.car Sportsman Super DIRT.car Series race winner at New Humberstone, 2013; FOAR Score Fan Club Driver of The Year on Dirt, 2015.

Favorite Food: Steak and Lobster; Eating at the “He’s Not Here” Bar and Grill.

Favorite Music: Most country and rock music.

Hobbies other than racing: “I spend my time with my family, my wife Krista, and my kids, Zak (age 2 1/2) and Trent (three weeks old).”

To be considered for Buffalo News Thursday SpeedWeek Featured Driver of The Week, submit head shot photo, reason for consideration and contact information to Lawrence_o_14075@yahoo.com.