Michael Munley Motorsports
Michael Munley is a talented young driver who hails from northern Virginia but is now living in Charlotte, North Carolina. He started racing go-karts indoors at the age of 8 at Allsports Grand Prix in Sterling, VA, where he won the track championship in the 5.5 hp division and held the track speed record until the facility closed in 2015. After his karting successes Michael moved into racing Bandoleros. In 2011, he won both the track Rookie of the Year Award and the Bandolero championship at Shenandoah Speedway in Shenandoah, VA. In 2012, he repeated as Shenandoah’s Bandolero champion. After mastering the Bandolero, Michael moved up into the U-CAR division, a four-cylinder, front wheel drive racecar in 2013. That year he was again selected the Shenandoah Speedway Track Rookie of the Year. In 2014, even after racing one less race then his competitors, Michael won the U-CAR track championship at Shenandoah with 5 wins, 3 second place finishes, 3 third place finishes and one fifth place finish. After mastering the U-CAR Michael moved up into the Dominion Stock class driving an 8-cylinder Chevy Monte Carlo in 2016 at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, VA. His first season ended with his first NASCAR win and an overall 4th in points. Michael was selected as the Dominion Raceway 2016 Rookie of the Year for his outstanding skills on and off the track. Michael started the 2017 season strong with a first and two seconds and finished with 4 wins and 10 top 5's. Although Michael raced two fewer races than his competitors he finished 4th in points for 2017.
Michael attends the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he is studying in the Williams States Lee College of Engineering for a degree in Motorsports Engineering. In his free time he volunteers with the Speedway Children’s Charities and supports our troops as a volunteer collector/shipper of used paperback books to troops overseas as part of OPERATION PAPERBACK. Michael is also working to help eradicate Type 1 Diabetes, making people aware of this serious disease by running the JDRF logos on his car and donating part of his winnings to the cause. Michael hopes to achieve his life's goal of a career in NASCAR.