NHRA Driver
Kenny Van Buren
  • Date of birth:
    June 13, 1952
  • Hometown:
    Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    AGP Turbo Suzuki GSXR 1000
  • Crew Chief:
    Kenny Van Buren
  • Career Wins: 0
  • Career Final Rounds: 0
  • Career Best E.T.:
    7.362
  • Career Best Speed:
    177.21
Career Highlights
  • 2005: Won Summit Championships
  • 2004: Finished 2nd in Division 7
  • 1997: Won Summit Championships in 1997 and 2005
  • Raced at Speedworld in Arizona and won the track Championship 2 times.
  • Best Sportsman ET on my small tire turbo bike was 8.32 seconds at 165 mph

Personal
  • Family: Wife: Becky; daughter Christie, son Casey age 31; 3 grand daughters ages 3, 4 and 7
  • Height : 5'4"; Weight: 160 lb
  • Hobbies: Power lifting – Held the American record in the 181 lb class 50-59 years old in the bench press at 353 lbs. Total for all three lifts Dead lift, Squat and Bench press 1230 lbs. The most he ever benched was 420 lbs. Last competition was July 4 2009 at the USPF nationals in California in the 165 lb class 50-59 years old. Now lifts in the 165 class so he can race the bike, trying to stay at 160 or below for racing.

     

     


     

 
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