Ken Schrader

usa United States
Full Name
Kenneth Schrader
Fenton, MO
Date of Birth
First Year
Last Year

Ken Schrader is an American professional racing driver. He currently races on local dirt and asphalt tracks around the country while driving part-time in the ARCA Racing Series, as well as at Eldora Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series. He raced in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series from 1981 to 2013. He is a first cousin once removed of fellow NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.

He races in many racing divisions, and has been successful in any division he has stepped into. He owns a dirt late model and dirt open wheel modified car. Both of these cars, along with his Camping World Truck Series and ARCA series cars, are sponsored by Federated Auto Parts. He owns I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri, and is co-owner of Macon Speedway, near Macon, Illinois, along with Kenny Wallace, Tony Stewart, and local promoter Bob Sargent.

During the 1990s and the early part of the 2000s, Schrader was running as many as 100 races among many types of racing, including NASCAR’s national and regional touring series, ARCA, short track, and dirt track.

Career Highlights

  • 1985 Rookie of the Year

Other Accomplishments

  • 1980 USAC Stock Car Rookie of the Year
  • 1982 USAC Silver Crown Series Champion
  • 1983 USAC Sprint Car Series Champion
Ken Schrader News

Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
1984No Team Data500000150800000
1985No Team Data2800037778604100
1986No Team Data2900049804712200
1987No Team Data29101108816261541000
1988Multiple Teams292141719115121421310
1989Hendrick Motorsports2941101468675123641700
1990Hendrick Motorsports293071488649132421200
1991Hendrick Motorsports2902101868331154401600
1992Hendrick Motorsports2910411684251083500
1993Hendrick Motorsports306091548877112861400
1994Hendrick Motorsports31009182970415222900
1995Hendrick Motorsports3110210985509238900
1996Hendrick Motorsports310031029408745700
1997No Team Data322028196121446700
1998No Team Data3320311592381260400
1999No Team Data3410061967698300
2000No Team Data340002299541233500
2001No Team Data3600052105341210300
2002No Team Data36000099813846100
2003BAM Racing3200028870650040
2004BAM Racing3600015978986600
2005BAM Racing360003799111434800
2006Wood Brothers Racing360002891871011200
2007Multiple Teams1300004376713230
2008Multiple Teams1500001513631151
2010No Team Data10000049907100
2011Go Fas Racing700000247202110
2012Go Fas Racing1300002366000000
2013Go Fas Racing1000001344800000