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Tyler Reddick, driver of the No. 19 Ford F-150 for Brad Keselowski Racing, is just 18 years old, but has seen a number of racing firsts in his career already. Learn more about this Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year contender in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Tyler Reddick was born Jan. 11, 1996 in Corning, CA. He began racing at age 4 in Outlaw Midget cars, competing in sprint cars shortly thereafter.
- As a young dirt driver, Reddick accomplished a number of firsts in his career: the youngest driver to qualify for and sit on the pole for the World 100 dirt late model race at Eldora Speedway, the youngest driver to win the East Bay Winter Nationals, the youngest winner in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the youngest driver to start a World of Outlaws sprint car feature race at age 13.
- Early in 2012, Reddick made his ARCA Racing Series debut; later that year in October, he made his NASCAR debut in the K&N Pro Series East at Rockingham Speedway, winning the race. In April 2013, he made his Truck Series debut, racing for NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader; later that year, he was named driver for BKR in 2014. Reddick will compete in at least 15 races for BKR in 2014 before going full-time in the series in 2015.
- Learn more about Tyler Reddick at his website, and learn more about Brad Keselowski Racing at teambkr.com.