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May 24 WNY Driver of the Week: Eldon King III

Driver: Eldon King III

Age: 45

Hometown: Freedom

Divisions: NASCAR Pro Modifieds: Holland

Late Models: Lancaster

Lowdown: King III is a second generation driver who is the son of retired 1993 Holland Late Model champion Eldon King Jr. After making his mark with scoring numerous wins and championships in Late Model style stock cars, King has added a family owned Holland NASCAR Pro Modified entry to his stable for 2017. King finished fifth in his NASCAR Pro Modified debut at Holland last Saturday.

Accomplishments:  King III has authored four Holland LAMOT Late Model titles during his career, accomplished in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was second in the championship standings in 2006 to Mark Bliss in former Holland NASCAR Late Model class. King placed second in the Late Model feature race during Lancaster's U.S. Open last September.

Favorite Food: Ribs

Favorite Music: "I don't really listen to any music."

Hobbies: King is an avid deer hunter and enjoys work with Thurway Authority.

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