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Real Name: Camden Murphy
Hometown: Itasca, IL
Tracks Where I Race: Illiana Speedway, Grundy Speedway, Nashville Super Speedway, Nashville Fairgrounds, Hickroy Motor Speedway, Dells Raceway Park, State Park Speedway, North Wilksboro, Madison International Speedway, Elko Speedway, Hawkeye Downs, ORP, Wisconsin International Speedway and many more
Non-Racing Hobbies: Restoring old cars/trucks, fabricating, Soccer, paintball, online racing, RC cars
Classes I've Raced: CSR Super Cups
Classes I Currently Race: ASAMTT,UARA , USST, and legend cars
My Personal Website: http://camdenmurphyracing.com
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Camden's recent interview on Bench Racing on RaceTalkRadio
Camden's headed to the UARA Southern Touring Asphalt Series (STARS) in 2012. Here's some information on possible sponsorhip opportunities!
Spending time at the Ronald McDonald House Charities for CARS Day. The weekend of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show
Camden brought the simulator back to RMH for the kids
Camden recently joined founder Scott Kosak to do some Bench Racing.
CLICK HERE to listen to the interview that aired on RaceTalkRadio on March 9th, 2011.
Camden also joined RacingIn.com on Happy Hour on CBS Radio's AtTheTrack Radio. Click here to hear that interview from the Summer of 2010
Camden started racing at nine years old. While most kids start in "kid karts" or "sprint karts", Camden started in the newly formed Central States Racing (CSR) Super Cup Series. Super cups are 1/2 scale race cars powered by 20 HP generator motors capable of speeds in excess of 100MPH. Camden quickly adapted to the high power "mash the gas" excitement of CSR racing. Camden went on to win races, pole positions and the CSR Rookie of the year in 2006. In 2007 Camden followed up his rookie season with the CSR Super Cup Championship. The season came down to a one race "last lap" shootout for the event win with Garett Goodwin AND the championship. Camden prevailed to win the race and the title.
In 2009 Camden moved to the INEX legend series at Illiana Speedway and Grundy County Speedway. Murphy enjoyed instant success winning multiple titles at both tracks. Murphy Motorsports also added a full size 450HP NASCAR style truck for Camden to compete with on the United States Super Truck (USST) Series. Camden captured "Rookie of the Year" honors there in 2009.
In 2010 Camden moves to the ultra professional American Speed Association (ASA) Midwest Truck Tour. Races shown on television will reach over 2.5 million homes on the FOX Sports Network
2006 - CSR Junior Super Cup Series – Rookie of the Year. Second in points
2007 - CSR Junior Super Cup Series Champion
2008 – CSR Junior Super Cup Series third in national points
2009 – United States Super Truck (USST) Racing Series. Northern Series “Rookie of the Year” tenth in national points. Youngest driver to ever start a race at Lacrosse Fairgrounds Speedway. Youngest driver to ever start a race at Memphis Motorsports Park.
2010- Finished 2nd in National Points! Youngest driver to race at Nashville Super Speedway.
2009-UMARA Rookie Division Champion, GCKA Rookie Division Champion, GCK Semi Pro Division “Rookie of the Year”.
ASA Midwest Truck Tour
2010 – Finished 5th in Overall points. "Sportsmanship Award"
Race Against Drugs (RAD) Spokesman
Midwest /Northern Chapter. Talking to America’s youth about staying away from drugs and alcohol.
This year Camden will be piloting the #3 J&D Chassis Late Model in the United Auto Racing Association (UARA) as well as running the #85 83 & Devon Citgo, MARK Signs, The Car Doctor,Hole In One Motorsports, Tomatow Towing F-150 race truck on the American Speed Association (ASA) Truck Series. The truck is based on a Pathfinder coil over style chassis powered by a 450 horse power Ford crate engine.
I also race the #85 Hansen Motorsports,Devon/83 CITGO, MARK Signs, The Car Doctor,Hole In One Motorsports legends car at various INEX sanctioned speedways throughout the year. The legend car is a coil over perimeter chassis powered by a Yamaha 1200cc engine.
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MURPHY HEADED TO UARA STARS POWERED BY J&D CHASSIS.
Press Release 01/2012 Camden Murphy Racing
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MURPHY HEADED TO UARA STARS POWERED BY J&D CHASSIS.
Press Release 01/2012 Camden Murphy Racing
J&D Chassis, of Mount Juliet Tennessee, is proud to announce that fifteen year old driver Camden Murphy of Itasca Illinois will drive in select UARA Southern Touring Asphalt Racing Series (STARS) events in 2012.
Murphy drove J&D Chassis equipment in route to a runner up finish in the 2011 United States Super Truck Series (USST) National Series Championship. Murphy was quite impressive last season as he finished second in each of his USST starts. After his breakout performance J&D Chassis team owner JR Wiest has made the decision to take his young protégé to the next level and the UARA STARS late model division.
UARA is a Southern Touring Asphalt Racing Series (STARS) based out of Hendersonville, North Carolina. The UARA was formed in 2001. The growth of the UARA continues in popularity year after year. The STARS run a Late Model Stock car weighting 3100 lbs. with V-8 engine that produce about 500hp. The frames and bodies relate to the Premier racing series that is so popular today. The cars run on ten-inch wide Goodyear racing tires. With the increase of popularity of auto racing in the upper ranks of NASCAR, UARA-STARS has developed an affordable touring series to help drivers compete at other tracks and to fine tune their driving skills to make the leap to the next level.
The season consists of sixteen events the majority being 150 laps run in the southeast region at tracks that range from 1/3 mile speedways like Newport Speedway to the 1 mile track of Rockingham Speedway. Since its inception over four hundred forty nine different late model stock drivers have competed with the UARA-STARS.
Murphy is scheduled to compete at the UARA STARS season opener at Hickory Motor Speedway on March 17th. Other UARA STARS events include April 7th Dillon SC, April 14th Rockingham NC, May 4th Kingsport TN, May 12th TBA, June 1st Anderson SC, June 16th Newport TN, June 23rd Hickory NC, July 14th Newport TN, July 28th Caraway NC, August 3rd Tri-County NC, August 11th Concord NC, September 14th Kingsport TN, September 29th TBA, October 6th Anderson SC, November 3rd Rockingham NC
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#85 Camden Murphy will compete in ASA Midwest Truck Tour in 2010
By: MURPHY MOTORSPORTS Press Team (Friday, January 15, 2010)
Fourteen year old Itasca Illinois driver Camden Murphy has announced his plans to race fulltime on the new American Speed Association ASA Midwest Truck Tour in 2010. Murphy will set his focus on winning the inaugural Midwest Truck Tour Rookie of the Year title.
The officials of the American Speed Association Midwest Tour announced the addition of the ASA Midwest Truck Tour today. Camden recently attended a special meeting to discuss the potential of the ASA Midwest Tour launching a truck program. Since that meeting Camden and the entire MURPHY MOTORSPORTS team have been hoping to hear today’s big announcement.
Tim Olson, President of the ASAMT and Steve Einhaus, VP of the ASAMT, decided that teaming up to promote the trucks was a great decision.
"We are building our portfolio for the future and with the addition of the new Midwest Sportsman Tour and now the Midwest Trucks…. we can provide the whole package to the race fan”; commented Tim Olson, President of the ASAMT.
"This is exciting news and we are happy to welcome another Truck Series to ASA," Dennis Huth, ASA President said. "I had an opportunity to watch these trucks compete last year and they put on some great side-by-side, tailgate-to-tailgate racing. The fans will enjoy watching them compete on the Midwest tracks."
More exciting information will be coming relative to Camden and the ASA Midwest Truck Tour throughout the coming weeks. To learn more about Camden Murphy and the MURPHY MOTORSPORTS team visit www.Camden Murphyracing.com as well as Face Book, Twitter and You Tube.
To learn more about the American Speed Association® Kwik Trip Midwest Tour presented by ECHO Outdoor Power Equipment and Grandstay® Residential Suites Hotels, and the ASA Midwest Truck Tour, log on to www.asamidwesttour.com or call the ASA Midwest Tour office at (262) 514-3880 or e-mail Tim Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve Einhaus at email@example.com.
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