For the fourth season in a row, Chasing the Checkered has the wonderful opportunity to ride onboard with some of the best drivers in Maine during the 2020 race season. We are proud to sponsor these 3 drivers, but you can catch the Chasing the Checkered logo on various cars throughout Maine, New England and even nationwide!
Hailing from Scarborough, Maine, racing has always been in Charlie’s blood. A third generation driver at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway, Charlie started his racing career in go karts. He then graduated to the Mad Bomber division at the speedway, eventually landing in a Sport Series ride, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2011. In 2012, he scored his first Sport Series victory, becoming the youngest driver to win the Budweiser 100.
After graduating from the University of Northwestern Ohio in 2017 with a degree in Auto Performance, Charlie began racing his #1 car full-time at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway for the first time in years. Charlie exceeded beyond his wildest expectations, scoring a career-best 4 victories in one season.
Charlie followed up his successful 2017 season with his career-best points finish of 3rd place in 2018 and one win and another top-10 points finish in 2019.
Charlie is back for more in 2020, taking Chasing the Checkered along with him on his racing journey for the fourth season in a row. We are excited to be on board with Charlie in 2020 as his primary sponsor and we cannot wait to see how this season unfolds!
Spencer Morse is no stranger to the track, running in various divisions at a handful of tracks until finding home in the Pro All Star Series Modified division in 2018. Spencer turned heads in his rookie year in the division in 2018, running a limited number of races that season which resulted in a number of podium finishes. Spencer’s success continued last year, in 2019, when he dominated the point standings in the division and became the 2019 Pro All Star Series Modified champion. Known for being outspoken, energetic, charismatic and prone to taking the mic on the front stretch, Spencer is a great representation for short track racing and the sponsors that ride along with the #34 team week-in and week-out. Chasing the Checkered is proud to be on board with Spencer Morse again in 2020!
After being crowned Wiscasset Speedway’s Thunder 4 Mini champion and Driver of the Year in 2017, Logan Melcher made the move up to the Late Model Sportsman division in 2018. Logan’s rookie year in the division proved difficult, but he was able to learn and grow during the season and carried that into the off-season. The #41 team rebounded with style in 2019, picking up a handful of wins in the division and a runner-up finish in the point standings at the conclusion of the season. Chasing the Checkered is proud to be on board with Logan and the #41 team for the second consecutive season, cheering on the team as they fight for the championship in 2020!
Good luck to the Chasing the Checkered team in 2020 as they fight to the finish in their respected divisions!