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Driver Profile: Danny Cates – #26 SK Modified®

Danny Cates – #26 SK Modified®


Hometown: Chaplin, CT

Car Owner: Steve McCarthy

Crew Chief: Steve McCarthy

Crew Members: Scott McCarthy, Mike McCarthy, Bob Putnam, Noah Putnam, Doug Cates, Logan Putnam, Jay Sundeen,
Scott Sundeen, John Smith

Primary Sponsor: Made and Formed Foundations

Associate Sponsors: Lone Elm Farm, Sanford Plumbing & Heating

Car Make & Model: Chevrolet Corvette

Occupation: Electrician

Date of Birth: 6/5/86

Martial Status: Married – Jocelyn

Children: Ella

Non-Racing Hobbies: Snowmobile, Dirt Bikes, Fishing

Favorite Racing Personality: Sean Foster

Favorite Sports Team: New England Patriots

Favorite TV Show: Gold Rush


Career Achievements

• Raced go karts from age 9-15

• Raced 5 seasons in Ltd. Sportsman at Thompson; 5 Wins, 2 Most Popular Driver Awards

• Raced 5 seasons in Sunoco Modified at Thompson; 4 Wins, 1 Most Popular Driver Award, 2 top-3 finishes in points

• 2 Full Seasons at Stafford in SK Modified® Division, 1 Feature Win