Michael Munley is a talented young driver who hails from northern Virginia. 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 it 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 race car 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 started the 2017 strong with a first and two seconds.
Michael attends Freedom High School in South Riding, VA, where he has maintained a 4.0+ GPA lettering in academics for the last three years, is a member of both the National Honor Society and the National Science Honor Society, and has been a key member of an Odyssey of the Mind team for the last ten years competing at the Regional, State, and World levels. Michael and his 2017 team were crowned World Champions in May at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State university. In his free time he works at Autobahn Speedway in Manassas as the track marshal and enjoys driving his iRacing simulator. He aspires to earn a degree in Motorsports Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is determined to fulfill his life’s dream of a career in NASCAR.
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