Shawn Szep has been involved in racing for more than 25yrs.  Starting when he was 11 years old, he raced go-carts and motocross for 19 years, from 1982 thru 2001, acuminating 41 moto wins.  One of Shawn’s most accomplished successes during this time was winning the Inaugural Las Vegas Motocross “Under the Lights” championship race in 1997.

 

From 2001 thru 2007, Shawn began racing in the INEX, 600 Racing Legends Car Series, accumulating 9 Semi-Pro class wins, 17 Heat Race wins, and 37 top 10 finishes.  His most accomplished success in INEX Legends Cars racing was finishing 6th in National INEX point’s series in the 2003 Asphalt Nationals.

 

From 2008 thru 2010, Shawn began racing the NASCAR WHELEN All-American Modified Series and a  select number of ARCA Truck Series races. Shawn has seen success early  on in these series with his first win in his 4th start, 4 top 5 finishes, and 3 Heat Race wins. 

 

For 2011, Shawn will be competing full time in the ARCA Truck Series chasing the ARCA Truck Series Championship and is eligible for ROOKIE of the YEAR.

 

Shawn has competed at the following race tracks: 

IOWA Speedway, IA (7/8 mile Asphalt Oval); The Las Vegas Bull Ring, NV (3/8 mile Asphalt Oval & 2.0 mile road course; The Las Vegas Motor Speedway, NV (1/4 mile Asphalt Oval); Irwindale Speedway, CA (1/2 mile Asphalt Oval);  Blythe Speedway, CA (1/4 mile Asphalt Oval);  Toledo Speedway, OH (1/2 mile Asphalt Oval);  Mansfield Speedway, OH (1/2 mile Asphalt Oval); The Columbus Motor Speedway, OH (1/3 mile Asphalt Oval);  Lorain Speedway, OH (3/8 mile Asphalt Oval); Barberton Speedway, OH (1/4 mile Asphalt Oval);  Flat Rock Speedway, MI (1/4 mile Asphalt Oval),  Shady Bowl, OH (1/3 mile Asphalt Oval), Midvale Speedway, OH (3/10 mile Asphalt Oval); and Kil-Kare Speedway, OH (3/8 mile Asphalt Oval)

 

For 2015, SZEP Motorsports  has a fresh race truck, a new power plant, and a winning attitude!!