Fast Facts

The Michael Cherry Project:

Objective: Be The First African American to win the Sprint Cup. Whether it is winning races or helping his race team or helping kids, Valrico, Florida's own Michael Cherry, works and sacrifices to be a role model and to get his race car competitive.

Michael Cherry By the Numbers

Michael Drove K&N Pro Series Car for Revolution Racing

Gresham Speedway 1st K&N Pro Series East Race Finished 4th

New Hampshire Motor Speedway at Loudon K&N Pro Series East Finished 8th

Dover Motor Speedway K&N Pro Series East Finished 13th

Whelen All American Late Model Stats 2010 15 races 1 win 11 Top 5 3 Top 10

Hickory Speedway Dwight Hoffman Race Finished 6th

Tri County Speedway N.C. 1st African American to win Feature

Greenville / Pickens Speedway Voted Most Popular Driver by other Drivers

Greenville / Pickens Whelen All American 2009 18 Races 10 Top 5 7 Top 10 1 Top 15

Greenville / Pickens Speedway Finished 6th in the Points

Addis Motorsports 2009 Driver

FDJ Motorsports 2008 Driver

Motormile Speedway 2008 Whelen All American 18 Races 3 Top 5 15 Top 10 2 Top 15

Motormile Speedway 2008 Finished 3rd in the Points Only 1 DNF

Whelen All American Won Rookie of the Year Finished 7th in the State of Virginia

Cherry Motorsports 2007 Driver

Hendry County Speedway Florida 2007 Dirt Late Model and Dirt Limited 2007 Points Champion

Hendry County Speedway Florida 2007 1st African American to Win at Hendry County Speedway

Hendry County Speedway Florida Youngest Points Champion in History of the Track

Hendry County Speedway Florida 19 Races 17 Wins 1 Top 5 1 DNF

Nascar Combine 2007 – Invited to Test

East Bay Raceway 2006 1st African American to Win at East Bay Raceway

East Bay Raceway 2006 and other tracks Dirt Limited Late Model Late Model 9 Wins 19 Top 10 17 Top 5

East Bay Raceway 2006 and other tracks 2 Late Model wins.

East Bay Raceway 2005 Dirt Street Stock 3 Wins 3rd in the points

East Bay Raceway 2005 Built Street Stock Car and Motor himself Finish 2nd in 1st Modified Race at age 16.


21years Old
Experienced Stock Car Racer
Experienced Crew Member
Extensive Media Experience

Racing Experience:

K&N Pro Series
Nascar 4 Time D4D Driver 2008 - 2011
Experienced Stock Car Driver
Experienced Stock Car Crew Member
Experience in Stock Car Setup
Experience in Media Radio, television and Newspaper
Street Stock East Bay Raceway Park 1/3 Oval Dirt Currently 3rd in Points
Limited Late Model 1/3 & 1/4 Mile Dirt Oval
Open Wheel Modified 1/4 Mile Dirt Oval)
Figure 8 1/4-Mile Asphalt
BMX Rookie/Novice 3rd Out Of 244 Riders In The US Nationals (Presidents Cup)

Media Experience:

Changing Lanes | The Television Series
A Race Story | ESPN Films
Barefoot In Paradise with Hulk Hogan as an Extra
Pampers Commercial as a Baby
Barney on PBS
Disney Channel
Second Noah
Racing Roundup Television Show
Channel 47 Sports Talk

Racing References:

Andy Santerre Revolution Racing K&N Pro Series Director

Blair Addis Revolution Racing Whelen All American Series Late Model Director

Wendell Scott Jr Mentor # 434-728-1628

Al Shelor Motormile Track Owner # 840-731-4756 ext 15

W.F Casey Lawyer 813-222-2220

East Bay Raceway Park Owner and Promoter - Al Varnadore - 813-677-7223

SARA Southern Automobile Racing Association - Series Director - Todd Hutto - 813-677-7223

East Bay Raceway Park - Track Announcer Bill Green

Sponsor References

Nationwide Insurance
Rowland & Sons Construction
Simply Hydroponics
Brocato's Sandwich Shop
Gilder's Pawn Shop


W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
Attorney and Counselor
1101 Channelside Drive
Tampa, Florida 33602

Toll Free 1-877-793-9290