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Driver: Cla Knight 1
Hometown: North Augusta, South Carolina
DOB: 09/15/95
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 150 lbs
Marital Status: Single
Division Super Late Model
Years Racing: 2011-Present: Crate Late Models
2008-2010: Go-Karts
Career Wins: 91
Chassis: Barry Wright Icon Chassis
Engine: Clements Racing Engine
Team Owner: Ken Knight
Favorite Movie: Point Break
Favorie Track: Wythe Raceway (Rural Retreat, VA)
Race Most Like to Win: Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio)
Crew Chief: Jacob "Bud" Wright
Crew: Tucker Paul, Chris Deason
Most Memorable Moment: Winning the 2016 Fastrak East Coast Rumble, and winning 2 out of 3 races that weekend.
Brief History
Cla Knight is a third generation racer, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Jimmy Deason, his dad Ken Knight, and his mom Deannie Knight.

Knight's racing career began in 2008 at the age of 12 in the Go-Kart division as he raced locally. Over the next few years he began to expand his program, racing locally, regionally, and nationally. He enjoyed considerable success in the division.

By 2011 he was ready for more and made the move to the Crate Late Model division. Competing in regional and national events, he's now entered hundreds of events during the course of his young racing career.

Throught 2016 he has amassed 89 wins, more than 160 Top-5 finishes, over 220 Top-10 finishes, and 50+ pole positions.

The 2017 season saw Cla Knight attend a total of 39 events while visiting victory lane twice. With the weather determining the outcome of three of his scheduled dates, Knight collected 28 Top-10 outings and 15 Top-5 finishes. He also finished second in the FASTRAK Southeast Racing Series point standings.

Traveling to a total of 40 events during the 2018 season, Cla Knight bagged four Top-5 finishes aboard his Augusta Aquatics #42 Penske Racing Shocks/ Longhorn Chassis Super Late Model entry. Losing of his scheduled dates to Mother Nature, Knight reeled in 13 Top-10 outings.

Cla Knight competed in a total of 39 events during the 2019 season behind the wheel of his EZ-Go/M&W Transport No. 42 Late Model entry. With Mother Nature determining the outcome of 12 of his scheduled dates, Knight recorded four Top-5 finishes and 14 Top-10 outings.

With the Covid-19 pandemic limiting the number of races he could attend early in the 2020 season, Cla Knight participated in a total of 33 events behind the wheel of his Augusta Aquatics No. 42 Late Model. He scored eight Top-5 finishes and 13 Top-10 performances.