Race Face NEXT Drivers Race Face Next Drivers are drivers that are serious about competing in the motorsports industry and developing an everlasting brand. Our relationship is based on the understanding that a good brand is key in growing your fan base and getting quality marketing partners. Joe ValentoMIDWEST TRUCK SERIES, INEX LEGENDS Joe will be stepping up from Micro Sprints to the Midwest Truck Series and the INEX Legends for 2019, he will be racing at several tracks across the country to expose him to a variety of different tracks and racers instead of focusing on winning a track championship at his local track. "We are excited to have Joe Valento in the 2019 Race Face Next Class, the program is designed to assist up-and-coming racers navigate through the areas of Branding and Marketing as well as creating a Blue-Print to map out a professional racing career. We see a true desire to excel in racing with Joe and we are excited to be working with him and his family". RFBD Rod Wortham Bryce BezansonLATE MODELS Back in early 2014, our family was introduced to the wonderful world of quarter midget racing. It’s a nationwide sport but we found it right here in our area (Monroe, WA), and it is for children ages 5-16. After years of trying different sports and activities for Bryce, we finally found his home. Racing is something he seems born to do and loves. It has been an incredible journey for him. He has been able to grow in his personal confidence, while learning valuable lessons on sportsmanship, handling adversity and self-discipline. Colby Sokol2017 USAC .25 MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPION2019 600 MICRO SPRINTS Colby Sokol is a 12 years old 1/4 Midget racer from Falcon, CO. Colby is one part of the well known "Red Army" that includes his younger brother Justis Sokol. Colby was the 2017 USAC National Champion and a five-time Grand National winner. The future is very bright for this ambitious young racer as he has his sights set on a NASCAR career. Make sure to visit the Fan Zone and stay connected with Colby throughout the 2019 season. Justis Sokol2018 USAC .25 MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPION2019 600 MICRO SPRINTS & JR. SPRINTS Justis Sokol is a 10 years old 1/4 Midget racer from Falcon, CO. Justis is one part of the well known "Red Army" that includes his older brother Colby Sokol. Colby placed second in the 2017 USAC National Champion and stood on the podium 10 times at USAC National events since 2015. The future is very bright for this ambitious young racer as he has his sights set on a NASCAR career. Make sure to visit the Fan Zone and stay connected with Justis throughout the 2019 season. Cassidy HindsUSAC and QMA .25 MIDGETS, 600 MICRO SPRINTS Cassidy became a National Champion in Modified World Formula at the 2018 Western Grands in Livermore, CA. She also set 2 track records in Livermore, CA, one in Hvy Animal and one in Modified World Formula. Cassidy is trying new things this year when it comes to racing. She is starting to drive on dirt and just like asphalt/concrete driving, it comes completely natural to her. Cassidy strives to be the best on the track and off. She is doubling up on her sciences this year by taking Honors Biology, Astronomy and Zoology, so she can take Physics and Chemistry her Junior and Senior years of high school. She continues to be a voice for her school in student council. Jadan Walbridge51 FIFTY & LAS VEGAS JR LATE MODELS SERIES Jadan Walbridge is a 14-year-old racer from Portland, OR. He started racing indoor paved go-karts when he was just 4 years old and quickly found his love of racing! He graduated to winged outlaw go-karts, skipping the lower classes, starting in the 125cc class and quickly found his way to victory lane. As he progressed through the classes, he became the youngest racer in history to win an Open 500 Winged Outlaw Championship. In 2019 Jadan is piloting the number 07 Late Model in the 51 Fifty Jr. Late Model Series at Madera Speedway and the Jr Late Model Series at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring where he won his first race of the season. Jadan was also selected to the 2019 Race Face Next Class as one of the top up and coming racers in the country. Jake Bollman51 FIFTY Jr. Late Model Series Jake Bollman is an 11-year-old racer who found his passion for driving at the young age of 3 when he was given a go-kart for his birthday. In 2016, he started racing competitively in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series in the J-1 and J-2 Kart classes and had several wins in both classes. Jake then won the 2018 championship in the J-1 class. In 2018, he also began racing a Bandolero and quickly won the championship at Orange Show Speedway. In 2019, Jake will be racing Jr. Late Models at Madera Speedway for Naake-Klauer Motorsports. In addition, he will begin racing a Legend Car and a Mod Kart in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing series. Keep your eye on this talented young racer! Grant ThompsonSouthern Pro-AM Truck Series Grant Thompson is a thirteen-year-old race car driver from Mobile, Alabama. Grant became the youngest Driver in History to win a Heat Race and a Feature Race on the same night at Mobile International Speedway at the age of Thirteen. He also captured Rookie of the Year honors in the Pro-AM Truck Series in 2018. Grant won numerous championships in Bandoleros between 2013 and 2017. In 2019 Grant is competing in the Southern Pro-Am Truck Series throughout the Southeast.