Nickname: have never had a good
one still waiting for the right one.
Date of birth: 9-12-92
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Family: Dad/crew chief- Kinnie
Baugh, owner/mom- Paula Baugh wife- Jessica, Children-Chandler
Home track: Columbus Motor
Race team: Kyle Baugh Racing
How did you get started in racing?
My dad was an established Mini-stock/late model racer in the Indiana
and Ohio area. He decided to call it quits to turn the wheel over to me
when I was 10. Started in dirt karts at Middletown Motorsports Park.
2nd my first race and won my second race and it was game on from there.
I wanted to win them all. Ran a few years of dirt karts got a lot of
wins and championships. Then switched to road course karts, got some
good valuable experience in those and made it back to oval. Ran
national and local mini-cup cars in MMRA, and jumped up to Baby-grand
cars in the same series. From there jumped to Legends car were we
prolly spent our most time in got wins and more. Got to race for some
teams in mini-sprints, and ford focus midgets some also.
What division do you race in?
Tell us about your car and team:
Currently we racing in the Super Cup Stock Car Series but
only part time. Only ran 2 races in 2013 and trying to run more this
year. Out of the two races my first race full size stock car I ran from
20th up to 3rd in a 100lap race and ran top 10 the 2nd race.
So what tracks have you raced at? Is
there some tracks you like to race at more then other and why?:
I've been lucky to run 20+ tracks on the east course cause of touring
and local series. Some of my favorites are Eldora Speedway and Anderson
Speedway. Eldora just because of the history of the track and Anderson
because of how fast the track feels because the racing is so close and
If you could build a perfect track to
suit your driving style what would it be like?
love short tracks so it would have to be around the size
of a 1/4 mile track with wide corners and progressive banking. To give
a driver a few line options and better racing.
If you got a interview with a top
NASCAR team what would you tell them to get them to give you a shot to
race for them?
Id be honest and tell them that I'm tired of seeing all the
drivers with the deepest pockets and bank accounts getting all the
breaks and shots. Search deeper then who has funding and look at
talent. Some of the greatest drivers can't prove themselves cause they
just have to money to be able to. I'm one of those guys. One shot in
good equipment is all I need. I'm confident in myself I just need the
help of a higher power to push it to the next level.
Movie- Days of Thunder
Tv Show- That 70's Show
NASCAR Driver-Carl Edwards
Sports Team-Cincinnati Bengals
Is there any race that sticks in your mind from the past?
Prolly our first win in gokarts, our second race ever.
Everyone thought we had cheated so they tore our motor apart in tech
and handed it back to us in a box. Good day to be that good on the
track, pass tech and go home smiling.
What are your plans for 2014 racing
Run what we can, took time off last year for the birth of my first
child so would like to get back into the swing of things this year.
We're just super underfunded so we run what best fits our schedule.
If there is one thing you could change
about racing what would it be?
the expense. If it wasn't so expensive more people would
be into it and would have a better understanding for our sport.
When you are not racing what do you do
Building a project street car, iracing, hang out with family
Tell us something about you that would
surprise your fans.
being a dad has put a bigger flame under me to make
something out of my life. Racing is the only thing I'm good at so I
wanna make it as far as I can. In any form of racing, even if that
means reinventing myself to dirt or sports car racing.
Is there anybody you would like to
My family. Family is everything. My parents have giving so much for me
to have so many memories in this sport. My wife for the support and
boost of confidence. Without them none it would be possible.