Tyler Courtney is the last to join ‘Team USA’ when he heads down to Vodafone Speedway Western Springs to race in the United Truck Parts International Series starting on Boxing Day.
Rising US racing star Tyler Courtney, affectionately known as “Sunshine” is now confirmed as one of the seven stars to race here at Western Springs. He will make his first appearance on Boxing Day having secured a drive in the #4USA Aggressor Esslinger leased courtesy of The Tony Elliott Foundation.
This season Sunshine has recorded 5 USAC National Sprint Car wins, 1 Silver Crown win and 3 x USAC National Midget victories heading into the season-ending races. Tyler is a genuine all-rounder having raced Sprint Cars, Silver Crown and Midget Cars. His season with the Clauson-Marshall Race Team has been very successful including winning a Preliminary Night at the 2017 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. (see photo).
“I’m very excited to head down under to compete at the Iconic Western Springs racetrack”, said Tyler “both Bryan and I spoke about this track a lot, and it will be great to finally race there”, he said.
For those that don’t know, Tyler was given his nickname ‘Sunshine’ by Bryan Clauson back in 2010 when Tyler came to work at their race shop. Bryan thought Tyler looked like the character in the movie ‘Remember the Titans’ whose name was Sunshine. Bryan even stuck the name on his sun-visor when he first raced for Team Clausen in a Midget.
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