Our Goal at Cory Kruseman's Sprint Car and Midget Driving School is to give the Fan or Race Car Driver some safe seat time and instruction in a Sprint Car or Ford Focus Midget.

Our Team takes pride in teaching each student how to safely operate these race cars, from teaching you to dress in safety equipment to taking the checkered flag.

Cory is a professional race car driver and knows quality equipment is what makes a winning formula and provides the most up to date race cars at the school.

Height & Weight Restrictions - Sprint Car 6'4" Max  320 lbs Max /  Midget 6' Max 260 lbs Max

We hope you will take this opportunity and come have the time of your life learning how to drive a race car.

Cory Kruseman's Racing Success

    
Cory is a native of Ventura, California, where he still resides with his high school sweetheart, now wife Carri and daughter Casie. After graduation from Buena High School in 1989, Cory moved from Go Karts  to USAC Three Quarter Midgets, then onto Midgets and Sprint Cars. Over the years he earned such titles as Non winged World Champion, 2x Chili Bowl Champion, Western States Dirt Track Champion, ESPN Points Series Winner, TQ Midget Fall Nationals Champion, 2x USAC Indiana Sprint Week Champion, 2001 SCRA Champion, 2006 USAC/CRA Champion , 2011 VRA Midget Champion, 2011 USAC Western Midget Champion and many other series championships over the years as well as setting numerous records, some of which still stand

1994: Cory traveled to Paris, France to compete in "Le Midget Grand Prix". He soon built a strong following while winning 6 of the 9 events. Cory also got his first opportunity in a Sprint Car that year in the talent laden Southern California based SCRA. Cory responded once more with 2 feature wins, 3 fast times, and he was voted most popular driver by the fans. Quite an accomplished for a rookie!

1995: marked Cory's first full season in a sprint car and he responded with his first clean sweep at Santa Maria: fast qualifier, trophy dash and main event winner. The year also brought misfortune when Cory suffered a severely injured right arm in a crash at Sacramento. As a result of 5 long months of rehabilitation he would not return to action until 1996. For the second year in a row, he was the recipient of the SCRA most popular driver award. In spite of being out of action rehabilitating, Cory finished sixth in points. And, he was racing Midgets in his spare time

1996: was a very busy year. Cory had completed his rehabilitation on his arm and got back in his Sprint Car. He had 5 Sprint Car SCRA wins and another clean sweep, this time at Bakersfield, California. This year also marked his first venture in a Silver Crown car. He had 3 races with his best finish being a fourth place at the tough Terre Haute, Indiana track

1997: Brought Cory 7 SCRA Feature wins and 3 Passing Masters Wins. He finished 4th in SCRA points and ran 5 Silver Crown races at the same time

1998: Added 5 more SCRA Featured Wins and 5 Passing Masters to his resume. One of those feature wins was the famed Jack Kindoll Classic. He finished 3rd in SCRA points

1999: Cory had 7 Sprint Car Main Events, 4 Trophy Dash Wins and a USAC Midget Win. He finished second in the Chili Bowl Nationals at Tulsa OK. He became the first Non winged Sprint Car World Champion

2000: Cory succeeded in winning the Chili Bowl Midget National Championship, 6 SCRA Feature Wins and finished 2nd in points in the Non Winged World Championship Competition. In January, Cory started the Cory Kruseman Sprint Car Driving School at Ventura Raceway

2001: The year began with a 3 week visit to Australia driving their Midgets Winning the preliminary night and finishing second in the Australian Grand Prix. He won 15 SCRA feature wins this season. He was the 2001 SCRA Drivers Champion

2002: 4 SCRA Wins, 4 USAC Wins, 2002 USAC Indiana Sprint Week Champion and participated in his 1st IRL race at Texas Motor Speedway and his first NASCAR Craftsman Truck race at PIR

2003: 3 Australian Championships, 3 VRA Wins, 5 SCRA/NWWC Wins, 1 Badger Midget Win and 4 other Sprint Car Wins

2004: Chili Bowl Midget Win, 4 USAC/CRA Wins, 1 SCRA Win, 5 USAC National Wins

2005: Chili Bowl Preliminary night win, 9 USAC/CRA Wins, 1 SCRA Win, 3 VRA Wins, 2 Parker 360 Wins, 1 USAC Midget Win & 3 USAC National Wins  (Indiana Sprint Week), 2005 Indiana Sprint Week Champion (2nd time)

2006: Chili Bowl Preliminary night Win, 3 Sprint Bandits Wins, 4 USAC/CRA Wins, 2 360 ASCA Wins - 2006 USAC/CRA Championship

2007: 1 USAC Midget WIn, 5 USAC/CRA Sprint Car Wins, 1 VRA Sprint Win, 1 MW Sprints Win, 1 360 ASCS Win

2008: Competing in a limited race schedule of 25 USAC races he came away with 4 USAC/CRA Wins

2009: 2 VRA 360 Sprint Wins, 1 USAC Midget Win, & 1 360 Sprint Win in Hanford

2010: Chili Bowl Preliminary Night Win, 2 VRA Wins, 2 USAC Midget Wins & 3 USAC/CRA Wins

2011: 4 VRA Midget Wins, 3 VRA Sprint Car Wins, 2 USAC/CRA Sprint Car Wins, 2 USAC Western States Midgets Wins, 2011 USAC Western States Midget    Champion, 2011 VRA Midget Champion

2012: Chili Bowl Preliminary Night Win, 1 Usac/CRA Sprint Car Win, 1 VRA Midget Win, 1 Western Midget Win, 1 Western Sprint Win