20 Questions with Les Sternard
Posted under 20 Questions on August 15th, 2011
Photo by Mary Lewis (www.danlewisphoto.net)
Name: Lester Harold Sternard
Nickname: Black Stallion
Division: Street Stock
Car Number: 76
1. Who was your favorite driver growing up?
2. Most memorable moment in racing?
LOSING A RACE TO MY BROTHER WENZEL (1977)
3. What’s your favorite food?
4. What do you drive for a street vehicle?
1993 CHEVY 1/2 TON PICKUP
5. What or who got you into racing?
MY BROTHERS AND I DECIDED TO BUILD A CAR OUT OF A 1969 FORD COUGAR
6. How many years have you been racing?
7. Most forgettable moment in racing?
SPINNING OUT WHILE LEADING THE FEATURE BY HALF A LAP (2010)
8. Who is your biggest rival/competition?
(THEN) AUGIE DERENNE, (NOW) EVERYONE OUT THERE IN MY DIVISION
9. What’s your favorite movie?
10. If you weren’t racing, what hobby would you have?
GARDENING, JUST BEING GRANDPA TO MY GRANDKIDS
11. What was your first car number?
12. Where was your first race at?
DOOR COUNTY SPEEDWAY
13. What is your favorite music group or band?
14. First memory in racing?
WRECKED MY CAR THE NIGHT BEFORE DOOR COUNTY SPEEDWAY, MY BROTHERS WORKED ALL NIGHT ON IT TO JUST HAVE IT READY FOR THE NEXT NIGHT. THEN WENT OUT GOT QUICK TIME AND WON THE FEATURE.
15. How did you pick your current number?
1976 STARTED RACING, YEAR OF THE BICENTENIAL
16. What is your favorite race track?
17. What divisions have you raced in?
LATE MODELS IN THE 70’S, NOW IN A STREET STOCK.
18. What type of driver are you?
19. What type of track do you prefer?
20. Why do you race?
FOR MY KIDS, AND FANS! ALSO HELPS I’M RETIRED AND IT GIVES ME SOMETHING TO DO!