DRIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

BRONSON BUTCHER

Hometown: Holbrook, New South Wales Australia | Birthday: June. 14, 1993

Hailing from a small-town in rural NSW, Australia, Bronson started racing go-karts at the age of 9, winning championships across all of Australia and USA. In 2008 he made the move up to Legend Cars racing at the famed Irwindale Speedway in California and The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, winning regularly on a very limited schedule throughout 2008, 2009 & 2010. Whilst Bronson finished his high-school years in Australia, he and his father Julian built a 2001 Ford Falcon Sports Sedan race car and competed nationally on a partial schedule.

2012 saw Bronson move to Charlotte, NC, where he has found success behind the wheel of go-karts, Legend Cars, Sports Cars and Late Model Stock cars. In 2017, Bronson signed to the GMS Racing Driver Development program and will be competing in the teams #23 Super Late Model.

JUSTIN WHAPHAM

Hometown: Kernersville, NC. | Birthday: April 14,1990

Justin Whapham joins the GMS Driver Development program for 2018, as he embarks on his rookie season in select dirt modified events in the Southeast. Whapham came to GMS in 2015 as the team’s Director of Media. Since then his role has increased to include paint scheme design along with the production of all photo, video, and graphic content.

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