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NASCAR Next member Dalton Sargeant has raced in numerous series, and in multiple countries, in a short period of time. Learn more about Sargeant, who drives for HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks, in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Dalton Sargeant was born March 25, 1998 in Boca Raton, FL. He began racing in 2006 at age 8 in 80cc-class karts; in 2007, he moved into the Rotax Mini-Max Class, finishing second in the South Florida Summer Championship. In 2008, he continued in Rotax Mini-Max, winning numerous events and placing second in both the South Florida Rotax Championship and the Rotax Summer Shootout Championship.
- In 2009, Sargeant continued to race in Rotax karting events and added Bandoleros at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he won the Red and Blue Summer Shootout Championship. He continued in karts in 2010 and 2011, and represented the United States at the World Championships in the United Arab Emirates. In 2012, Sargeant moved to Switzerland and began competing in karts internationally; he also tested for several European Formula open-wheel teams.
- Another change in career path came in 2014, when Sargeant came back to the States to compete in NASCAR’s Whelen All-American Series Late Models. He ended his rookie season with two wins and 23 top 10 finishes at 10 different southeastern tracks.
- Sargeant made his K&N Pro Series debut in February 2015 at New Smryna Speedway, finishing second.
- Learn more about Sargeant at his website, daltonsargeant.com.