Nolen Racing is proud of its driver lineup:

OUR DRIVERS

TANNER SWANSON

Driver of Nolen Racing #4 asphalt sprint car.

Born: Jan. 25, 1991 in Kingsburg, Calif.

Current Residence: Kingsburg, Calif.

Marital Status: Married to Allison; one son.

Full-time Job: Loan officer for Golden State Farm Credit. Also owner/designer at Top Shelf Design Co.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture business at Fresno State University, Fresno, Calif.

Social Media:

     Website: topshelfdesignco.com

     Facebook: Tanner Swanson

     Twitter: @Tanner_Swanson

  Tanner Swanson

Career Highlights

 

* Eight-time USAC Silver Crown winner.

 

* Winningest USAC Silver Crown driver of all time at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., with six victories.

 

2020: Winner of Dave Steele Classic USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

 

2016: Silver Crown Showdown winner (USAC Silver Crown) at Gateway Int’l Raceway. Won third consecutive Rich Vogler Classic/J.D. Byrider 100 USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

 

2015: Earned second consecutive victory in Carb Night Classic USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway. Also won second consecutive Rich Vogler Classic/J.D. Byrider 100 USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

 

2014: Winner of Carb Night Classic USAC Silver Crown race and the Rich Vogler Classic/J.D. Byrider 100 USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway.

 

2010: Night Before the 500 USAC national midget winner at Lucas Oil Raceway; Great Lakes 150 USAC Silver Crown race winner.

 

2009: Earned second consecutive USAC Western States sprint car championship.

 

2008: USAC Western States sprint car champion; Glen Niebel Classic USAC national sprint car race winner at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway.

 

2007: All-American Driver Challenge champion; USAC Carolina Ford Focus champion and rookie of the year.

SHANE HOLLINGSWORTH

Driver of Nolen Racing #20 asphalt sprint car

at Little 500.

 

Born: Aug. 28, 1984 in Indianapolis, Ind.

Current Residence: Lafayette, Ind.

Marital Status: Married

Full-time Job: Regional sales manager at Fairfield Manufacturing, Lafayette, Ind.

Education: Earned Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2007.

Of Note: Favorite track is Gas City. Favorite event is Little 500.

Social Media: None

 

 

 

Shane Hollingsworth

 

Career Highlights:

* Completely dominated the Hoosier Hundred USAC Silver Crown race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in 2009.

* Finished third in the Little 500 asphalt sprint car race at Anderson Speedway in 2011 and 2018, fourth in 2019, and second in 2020! Together with teammate Kody Swanson, the pair led 499 of the race's 500 laps in 2019.

* Lincoln Park Speedway sprint car champion in 2010.

* Named "Most Improved Driver" in USAC Silver Crown division in 2008.

Our pit crew:

 

The late Gene Nolen, Greenwood, Ind., Founder.

      Winner of USAC's Robbie Stanley Award

      2010 Inductee into the Little 500 Hall of Fame

Greg Nolen, Greenwood, Ind., team owner.

 

Bill Tranter, Franklin, Ind., engines.

 

Kevin Noblitt, Columbus, Ind., tires and prep work.

 

Rick Laughlin, Whiteland, Ind., prep/maintenance.

 

Rich Winings, Dayton, Ohio, tires. 

 

Dale Latty, Fishers, Ind., trackside assistance.

 

George Lynam, Indianapolis, parts specialist.

 

Ben Phillips, Plainfield, Ind.

Chris Phillips, Martinsville, Ind.

Ryan Roberts, Avon, Ind.

Luke Harbison, Fishers, Ind.

 

 

 

Kody Swanson (left) and the late Gene Nolen (right) pose with the 2018 Pay Less Little 500 trophy on display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. (Chris Gardner photo)

Nolen Racing founder Gene Nolen receives the Emma and Joie Ray Award for Courage at the Hoosier Auto Racing Fans (HARF) banquet Jan. 26, 2020 in Brownsburg, Ind. (Susannah Stapp photo)

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