Hometown: Bloomington, Ind.
Birthday: Oct. 8, 1984
Car #: 11k
Car Owner: Steve Kinser Racing
Career World of Outlaws Wins: 16
World of Outlaws History: Kraig Kinser has competed with the tour sporadically for more than one decade and returns full-time in 2017. Kinser claimed the World of Outlaws Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award in 2004, his first full year on the road with the tour. He has 16 career wins with the series, which ties him for 21st all-time.
Kinser is a third-generation sprint car driver, who will follow in his father’s footsteps by competing on the tour. His dad, Steve Kinser, is the most winningest driver in World of Outlaws history. He has 577 series wins and 20 championships.
Previous Racing History: Kinser grew up around sprint cars and dirt tracks, but he did not hop into a 410 sprint car until he was 16 years old. In 2016, Kinser competed in a full season of ASCoC competition, ranking in the top-five in points.