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Zack VanderBeek


Zack VanderBeek

Age:  35 years old
Hometown:  New Sharon, IA
Car No.:  33z
Team:  33z Racing
Kids:  Addison Ann (daughter)
Occupation:  Driver of 33z Modified
Hobbies:  Hunting, golf, spending time with family and friends
Personal Vehicle:  2019 Chevy 1500 LTZ Crew Cab
Favorite Food:  Hamballs with Cheesy Potatoes
Favorite Drink:  Sweet Tea
Favorite Color:  Black and Red
Favorite Sports Teams:  NASCAR Teams
Favorite TV Shows:  King of Queens, Everybody Loves Raymond
Favorite Movies:  Happy Gilmore
Favorite Drivers:  Tony Stewart (Smoke)
Favorite Music:  Country, Classic Rock, Pop Rock
Favorite Performer:  Jimmy Fallon

Career Highlights:
Go-Kart:
• 30 feature wins.
• 2 time Newton Iowa Kart Club Stock Heavy Track Champion.
• 2 heat race wins @ Tulsa Shootout.
• Qualified for two mains @ Tulsa Shootout.
• 2004 Driver of the Year @ Newton (Iowa) Kart Club.

Stock Car:
• 63 wins, 150 top-fives, 205 top-tens, 290 starts.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Rookie of the Year, 2002.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Driver of the Year, 2004.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Track Champion, 2004.

Modified:
• 103 wins, 480 top-fives, 575 top-tens, 1162 starts, 196 heat race wins.
• 842 USMTS starts.
• 47 USMTS main event wins.

2004:
• First Modified win (won Stock Car feature also) – first of 10 times to win both classes in one night.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Modified Champion.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Driver of the Year.
• USMTS Rookie of the Year.
• Shiverfest Stock Car winner

2005:
• First USMTS feature win – Upper Iowa Speedway, Decorah, Iowa.
• 6th in USMTS National Championship points.
• Winner of “Coca-Cola Young Guns Shootout” at Oglethorpe Speedway Park, Savannah, Ga.

2006:
• 2nd in USMTS National Championship points.
• Winner of Fall Challenge USMTS Race in Modified and Stock Car - Southern Iowa Speedway, Oskaloosa, Iowa.

2007:
• 6th in USMTS National Championship points.
• 1st in USMTS Central States Region passing points.
• 2nd in USMTS Central States Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Great Plains Region points.
• 3rd in USMTS Upper Midwest Region points.
• Won Fall Nationals in both Modified and Stock Car - Scotland County Speedway, Memphis, Mo.
• Won Modified Fall Nationals - Cresco (Iowa) Speedway.
• Southern Iowa Speedway Stock Car Shootout winner.

2008:
• 4th in USMTS National Championship points.
• USMTS national passing points champion.
• 7th in USMTS Mo-Kan Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Central States Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Great Plains Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Upper Midwest Region points.
• Friday winner at USMTS Fall Jamboree - Deer Creek Speedway, Spring Valley, Minn.
• Saturday winner of USMTS Winter Nationals at Houston Raceway Park, Baytown, Texas.

2009:
• 4th in USMTS National Championship points.
• USMTS Central Region points champion.
• USMTS AFCO Pole Award champion.
• Friday winner at USMTS Fall Jamboree - Deer Creek Speedway.
• Fall Nationals winner - Scotland County Speedway.

2010:
• 4th in USMTS National Championship points.
• 2nd in USMTS Great Plains Region points.
• 5th in USMTS Mo/Kan Region points.
• Back-to-back wins of USMTS Winter Nationals at Houston Raceway Park.

2011:
• USMTS Hard Charger Award winner.
• USRA Modified “NAPA Gopher 50” win at Deer Creek Speedway.
• 2nd in USMTS Central Region points.
• 5th in USMTS Great Plains Region points.
• 8th in USMTS Mo/Kan Region points.
• 3rd in USMTS Upper Midwest Region points.
• 6th in USMTS National Championship points.

2012:
• 9th in USMTS National Championship Series points.
• 4th in USMTS Casey's Cup Series points.
• 7 Stock Car wins.

2013:
• USMTS Hard Charger Award winner.
• 6th in USMTS National Championship points.
• 3rd in USMTS Northern Region points.
• 4th in USMTS Southern Region points.
• 4th in USMTS Central Region points.
• Back-to-back wins at USMTS Winter Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway, Baytown, Texas.
• 6 Stock Car wins.
• Stock Car Shootout winner - Southern Iowa Speedway.
• Fall Nationals Stock Car winner - Scotland County Speedway.

2014:
• 2nd in USMTS National Championship points.
• 1st in USMTS Northern Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Central Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS AFCO Pole Award points.
• 2nd in USMTS Hard Charger Award points.
• USMTS Modified: 57 starts, 7 wins, 40 top-fives and 50 top-tens.
• Stock Car: 5 wins.
• July 4 winner of Tom Wilson Memorial BBQ Bowl att Central Missouri Speedway in Warrensburg, Mo. ($5,000 to win)
• Stock Car Shootout winner at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
• Modified and Stock Car feature winner at Fall Nationals at Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Mo.
• Chassis builder LG2 by Jimmy Owens 1st in USMTS Manufacturers Championship points
• Engine builder Sput's Racing Engines 1st in USMTS Engine Builder of the Year points.

2015
• 5th in USMTS National Championship points.
• 5th in USMTS Northern Region points.
• 7th in USMTS Central Region points.
• 7th in USMTS Southern Region Points.
• 3rd in USMTS Hard Charger Award points.
• USMTS Modified: 7 wins, 30 top-fives, 51 top-tens, 16 heat race wins.
• 1 USMTS Hunt win.
• Placed 2nd at the USRA Nationals.
• Stock Car: 6 wins.
• Won Fall Challenge in Stock Car at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa.

2016
• 4th in USMTS National Championship points.
• Won King of America VI Modified Nationals at Humboldt (Kan.) Speedway.
• USMTS Modified: 69 starts, 10 wins, 40 top-fives, 53 top-tens (wins in 6 different states).

2017
• 5th in USMTS Southern Region points.
• 2nd in USMTS Central Region points.
• USMTS Northern Region Champion.
• 3rd place finish at $50,000-to-win Masters at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis.
• USMTS Modified: 76 starts, 8 wins, 45 top-fives, 60 top-tens (wins in 5 different states).
• Debut of VanderBuilt Race Cars.

2018
• 4th in USMTS National Championship points.
• USMTS Modified: 52 starts, 8 wins, 22 top-fives, 42 top-tens (wins in 7 different states).
• Won Gopher 50 at Deer Creek Speedway.
• USMTS Manufacturers Championship with VanderBuilt Race Cars.
• VanderBuilt Race Cars won 25 of 40 USMTS points races.
• VanderBuilt Race Cars had 53 wins.

Career Goals:
I would like to win the USMTS National Championship. I also have the goal to possibly be in a dirt late model someday. I would say that any opportunity that comes my way, I would consider it a great deal.


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