30+JimmyK

Who is your favorite driver?
Mark Martin

When did you start Sim racing?
I started about 1996. using NASCAR 2. I started racing online using something called ďKaliĒ on dial up using a 300 Mhz system that had a HUGE 48M ram LOL!

What got you into Sim racing?
Iíve always been a racing fan, and once I got my first computer it didnít take me long to find that you could play games on it! I got NASCAR 2 and a wheel shortly after.

Most memorable moment in Sim racing?
Thatís hard to say. I think thereís 2 that stand out. I won a championship in a different league, but being asked to join 30+ was quite an honor!

Where are you from?
Brantford, Ontario, Canada

How old are you?
48

What kind of wheel do you have?
TSW that I got off Ebay (Thanks DDodge for helping me get it to Canada!)

What is your favorite and least favorite track?
Thatís hard to say. I really donít care for short tracks or road courses much, but thatís probably because I never do well there. I like Michigan, but Talladega and Daytona are the most fun I think.

If you have to pick a NASCAR driver you mirror in sim racing who would it be?
Iíd say Mark Martin. I need to learn his patient racing style.

How much time do you spend Sim racing in a week?
About 15-20 hours, but donít tell my wife!

If you could meet anyone who would it be and why?
Darell Waltrip would be cool to meet. I bet he has a ton of stories about NASCAR!

What hobbies do you have outside Sim racing?
I have a Ford pickup Iím in the process of resto-rodding, do some fishing and hunting, and keep myself in just enough trouble with the missus to keep things interesting.

What kind of PC do you have?
Pentium 4 2.93Ghz, 512 Ram. 128M X300 ATI video card, 120G hard drive. Plus a 1.7G AMD unit with 512 Ram and 120G of hard drive thatís used as server sometimes.

Are you married or have family?
Married for 18 years to Lisa, and we have 2 great kids, Kelsey whoís 16 and TJ whoís 14

What do you enjoy most about racing here at 30plus?
The atmosphere, everyone is very easy going. You can make mistakes and everyone forgives and forgets. Thereís always someone willing to help out. The large fields on race nights sure make running here exciting. I think its brought my racing to a higher level.