Get to know "The Sniper!"

 
 

Name:
Wayne Chinn

Date of Birth:
11/30/80

Hometown:
Bradford, OH

Nickname:
"The Sniper"

Children:
Carter William Chinn

Pets:
Lexis

Hobbies:
Anything Racing, Quad riding, Snowmobiling, and Poker

Years Raced:
14 (Started in 1995)

Favorite Track(s):
Knoxville (IA) Raceway
Tazewell (TN) Speedway

 

 

Racing Career:

1995 / 1997 - Dirt/Asphalt Kart Racing
1998 / 2001 - USAC/NAMAR's Midgets & Silver Crown
2002 / 2004 - Dirt UMP Modifieds
2005 / 2010 - Dirt Late Models

 
Career Achievements:
 

2009

  • Winner of the Buckeye Nationals at Rocky Top Raceway ($4,000; biggest win in DLM racing)
  • Started on the pole for the annual Jackson 100 at Brownstown Speedway
  • Finished 2nd in the annual Who 55 at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, MI
  • Recorded 9 wins at 7 different race tracks
  • 9 Wins
  • 18 Top Fives
  • 29 Top Tens
  • 41 Top Fifteens

2008

  • 10th in Lucas Oil National Points Standings
  • Runner up in the Lucas Oil National Rookie of the Year Points
  • Voted Next up & Coming Star on the National Level
  • PRC pole award at the Lucas Oil Event at KC Raceway in Chillicothe, Ohio
  • 4 Wins
  • 15 Top Fives
  • 27 Top Tens
  • 37 Top Fifteens

2007

  • Three feature wins
  • 16 top five finishes
  • 30 top ten finishes
  • Independent Racing Series (IRS) 2007 Rookie of the Year
  • Third in IRS Final Points
  • IRS Most Improved Driver
  • Seventh in Eldora Speedway Point Standings
  • Fourth in the annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway
  • Third in NALMS Indiana Speedweeks
  • Voted Ohio's number one upcoming star in Dirt Late Model racing

2006

  • Four feature wins
  • Nine heat race wins
  • 46 top five finishes
  • 64 top ten finishes
  • 79 top fifteen finishes

2005

  • Battle of Bluegrass Series – 8th in national points – 2nd in rookie points
  • Battle of the Bluegrass “Most Impoved Driver of the Year” award
  • Chinn Motorsports as a team received the Battle of the Bluegrass “Sportsman of the Year” award
  • Eldora Speedway – 8th in Championship points
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway Late Model Feature Win

2004

  • Florence , KY Speedway Late Model Rookie of the Year
  • 9th in Eldora Speedway Late Model Points

2003

  • Ohio UMP Modified Points Champion
  • Eldora Speedway Points Champion Runner-Up
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway “Big Dawg 100” Hard Charger Recipient : Finished 7th out of 200 teams
  • Montpelier Speedway Modified Feature Win

2002

  • UMP Modified – Most Improved Driver at Eldora Speedway

2001

  • Chili Bowl, Tulsa Exp National Hard Charger Recipient
  • Chili Bowl, A-Main place 13th out of 187 teams

2000

  • All-Star Midget Champion Race Winner, West Virginia
  • Keith Kunz Chassis School
  • Winchester Speedway “Sammy Session” Podium Finish
  • 1st Ryan Newman, 2nd Clay Klepper, 3rd Wayne Chinn
  • NAMARS National Series Top 10 in Points (7th)


1999

  • NAMARS National Series Runner-UP Champion
  • Indiana Five Crown Top Ten Points


1998

  • NAMARS National Series Top Ten in Points (9th)


1997

  • Jimmy Sills Midget Driving School
  • Karting – Briggs Heavy Champion
  • 1995-1997 104 Karting Victories

1996

  • Karting – Briggs Light Champion
  • Karting – Briggs Heavy Champion
  • Kenyon 3K Racing Chassis/Set-Up School

1995

  • Karting – Jr. Series Most Improved Driver Award