Davey Hamilton was born June 13, 1962, in Nampa, Idaho. He started racing locally in the 6-cylinder class at Firebird Raceway in Boise. In 1979, he won the Rookie of the Year award, the season championship and set a track record. He made his supermodified debut in 1980, becoming Rookie of the Year in the CAMRA supermodified series in 1981. Davey continued to steadily climb up the supermodified ranks. Hamilton took the Northwest Supermodified Racing Association crown three consecutive years from 1987 to 1989. From 1990 to 1994, he swept the leader board, winning championship titles year after year. He captured titles in the Western States Supermodified Tour, the Super Modified Racing Association Series, the Injected Fire and Fury Series, and the Madera Championships. In 1990, he made his debut in a number of other series including: the Bay Cities Racing Association at Madera, the Washington Midget Racing Association at Cottage Grove, Oregon, the USAC Silver Crown at Indianapolis Raceway Park and the NASCAR Southwest Tour at Tri-Cities. Davey Hamilton drove for AJ Foyt, Galles Racing and Dreyer Rienbold racing in the IndyCar series and was 2 time runner up in the championship. Apart from running highly successful IndyCar and Sprint Car teams, Davey also works as a popular radio and television personality anchoring the IndyCar Series for SiriusXM and NBC Sports Channel broadcasts, where he has become a fan favorite for his extensive insight and knowledge of motorsports.