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The 2020 USAC National Midget Rookie of the Year, Michael "Buddy" Kofoid is also a former New Zealand National Sprint Car Champ and was the youngest driver to win a Sprint Car A-Main at just 11 years old in only his third start. 

  1. T-Mez Beats Buddy In Entertaining Indiana Midget Week Race At Tri-State

    T-Mez Beats Buddy In Entertaining Indiana Midget Week Race At Tri-State

    Jun 6, 2022

    Haubstadt, IN -- In an unpredictable event filled to the brim with its share of drama, tempers and an incalculable amount of madness for 30 laps, the victor happened to be the one who has made winning USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship features at Tri-State Speedway routine – Thomas Meseraull.
  2. Buddy Kofoid Stays Hot In USAC Indiana Midget Week Opener

    Buddy Kofoid Stays Hot In USAC Indiana Midget Week Opener

    Jun 4, 2022

    Bloomington, IN -- Right now, when it comes to USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Midget competition at Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway, Buddy Kofoid has it on lockdown.
  3. Buddy Kofoid Earns Complete Sweep With USAC Midgets At Tri-City

    Buddy Kofoid Earns Complete Sweep With USAC Midgets At Tri-City

    Jun 3, 2022

    Granite City, Illinois -- It had been three seasons since the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship last visited Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill.
  4. Buddy Kofoid Making USAC Silver Crown Debut On Dirt In 2022

    Buddy Kofoid Making USAC Silver Crown Debut On Dirt In 2022

    Apr 27, 2022

    Speedway, Indiana -- Fresh off his first victory of the season last Saturday night with the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National championship in Oklahoma, Buddy Kofoid has announced his plans to go USAC Silver Crown racing on the dirt in 2022 with Edgerton, Wis. team owner Hans Lein starting this Sunday, May 1, at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track.
  5. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In March

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In March

    Apr 1, 2022

    After picking up steam in February, the racing season is almost in full swing throughout the nation. With plenty of racing going on during the month of March, there were a handful of drivers who stood out amongst the rest. Now, it's time to rank the top 10 drivers during the month of March.
  6. Buddy Kofoid To Make NASCAR Trucks Debut At Bristol For Kyle Busch

    Buddy Kofoid To Make NASCAR Trucks Debut At Bristol For Kyle Busch

    Mar 31, 2022

    Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Toyota Racing Development dirt standout Buddy Kofoid will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut behind the wheel of the No. 51 Tundra TRD Pro April 16 in the Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, a long-time partner at KBM who also sponsors Kofoid’s Keith Kunz Motorsports midget entry, will serve as the primary sponsor on his Toyota for the Truck Series second annual visit to the dirt covered half-mile oval.
  7. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In January

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In January

    Feb 1, 2022

    It's time to start a new year of dirt driver rankings on FloRacing. With big events like the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals and Wild West Shootout taking place this month, we now have enough ammo to fire away. Here's our top 10 dirt drivers who performed best during the month.
  8. Buddy Kofoid Aims to Defend USAC Midget Title in 2022

    Buddy Kofoid Aims to Defend USAC Midget Title in 2022

    Jan 25, 2022

    “What’s better than one?  Two of ‘em!”
  9. Buddy Kofoid Ends Kyle Larson's Tuesday Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Dominance

    Buddy Kofoid Ends Kyle Larson's Tuesday Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Dominance

    Jan 12, 2022

    Buddy Kofoid had himself a day and night to remember Tuesday at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
  10. Latest Chili Bowl Entry List Features Nearly 350 Entries

    Latest Chili Bowl Entry List Features Nearly 350 Entries

    Dec 16, 2021

    It's likely only a matter of time until the all-time record for entries at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals is broken. On Tuesday, event officials released an updated list of entries that included the names of 346 drivers or to-be-announced entries for the crown jewel of Midget racing.
  11. Buddy Kofoid Makes Championship Statement At Merced

    Buddy Kofoid Makes Championship Statement At Merced

    Nov 25, 2021

    Merced, California -- In crunch time, you’ve got to deliver the goods if you want to reap the rewards.
  12. Kofoid Dedicates USAC November Classic Win To Pursley

    Kofoid Dedicates USAC November Classic Win To Pursley

    Nov 17, 2021

    Bakersfield, California -- One year earlier at California’s Bakersfield Speedway, Buddy Kofoid’s pursuit of victory required a late-race duel that went right down to the wire.
  13. Buddy Kofoid Aims To Make A Statement Tuesday At Bakersfield

    Buddy Kofoid Aims To Make A Statement Tuesday At Bakersfield

    Nov 16, 2021

    Bakersfield, California -- Coming up through the ranks in the earliest years of his racing career, Buddy Kofoid idolized Kyle Larson.
  14. Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In October

    Rankings: Top 10 Dirt Drivers In October

    Nov 2, 2021

    From the Speed Showcase 200 at Port Royal to the Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway Park and Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway, October was a month filled with big-money races on dirt.
  15. Kofoid Charges From 16th To Win At Port City

    Kofoid Charges From 16th To Win At Port City

    Apr 11, 2021

    At a track he described as his personal kryptonite following his first visit a year ago, Buddy Kofoid played the part of Superman to a T Saturday night at Port City Raceway, charging his way from his 16th starting position to win the 50-lap opener of the Werco Manufacturing T-Town Midget Showdown presented by the Rayce Rudeen Foundation.