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Jimmie O'Dell2014

Nickname: "Kansas City Kid"
Rider Number: 12
Current Hometown: Spring Hill, Kansas - USA
Place of Birth: Kansas City, Kansas - USA
Date of Birth: October 1
Occupation: District Manager - Motorsports Industry
Wife: Reginia
Children: Two
Relatives in Speedway: Father - Jimmie O'Dell, Sr. AMA Flat Track National #20 (1956-1966)
E-mail: knobbyo@gmail.com
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Date Started Speedway: 1978 - 1987
Reason to Race Speedway: Much more fun to race than flat track and enjoyed the thrill of sliding.
Goals or Ambitions for Speedway: Would like to see it become more of a nationally know sport with tracks the throughout USA.
Photos from Jimmie O'Dell
Top Photo 1981 Kansas City Indoor

Jimmie retired from professional Speedway at the end of 1987 due to a severe shoulder and knee injury.
He returned to race and win the Legends Night in 1989 and then nearly won the ICE National Championship race in 2001 in Knoxville on a borrowed bike!

Bike: Jawa throughout entire career.

Tracks Ridden:
USA: Ventura, San Bernardino, Ascot 1/4 mile & 1/2 mile and South Bay Speedway, Costa Mesa, Victorville, Ridgecrest, Carlsbad, Reno, Visalia, El Centro, Oklahoma City, OK and Eagle.

2001 - 5th Place ICE National Championship - Knoxville, TN
1989 - 1st place Main Event Legends Night - Oct
1986 -1987 - Earned AMA National #12
1st Division wins at Costa Mesa, Victorville and Reno
1978 and 1979 NE Midwest Speedway Champion

Jimmie O'Dell 1986 Costa Mesa
1986 Costa Mesa

Jimmie O'Dell 1987 Costa Mesa
1987 Costa Mesa

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