Kevin Root
JUL 16, 1978
Geneva, NY
Four Star Racing

About Kevin Root

The 2021 DIRTcar Big Block Modified Rookie of the Year is back for his third season on tour. Root saw an exceptional amount of success competing in the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified division and decided to make the jump to DIRTcar Big Block in 2021.

Favorite movie: Top Gun: Maverick
Favorite band: Creed
Pump up music before a race: "Eye of the Tiger"
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite beverage: Pepsi
Favorite smell: Oranges

If you were stranded on a desert island, which three things would you take? My wife, my son, my dog
You're spending a week in a panic room, who would you take with you? Anthony Perrego
Who is your favorite race car driver? My son Nicholas Root

First car: Ford Thunderbird
Favorite track: Land of Legends Raceway
Favorite place to stop between races: Anything that's open to eat at night
Favorite off-track hobby: Play basketball

Favorite fan moment: When I won my first career Big Block race in 2022 at Land of Legends, I gave my flag to a fan.
Biggest accomplishment: Two-time Mr. DIRT champion, winning my first Big Block race in 2022
Biggest break you have had in your racing career: The opportunity Vinny Salerno has given me to run a Big Block
If you weren't a race car driver, what would you be? A mechanic

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