Jay Sommers lives in Chesterfield Township on I-94 between Detroit and Port Huron, and has been racing more than 30 years. Jay spent a lot of time at the track as a kid with his racer dad and inspiration, Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, Art Sommers. Jay began racing Late Models at age 17. He raced stock cars in the ARCA (Automobile Racing Club of America) series, and has a couple of NASCAR starts to his credit. Currently, Jay competes primarily in CRA-JEGS All-Stars Tour events in car #98. His life revolves around racing and work. When Jay isn’t racing, he is employed as a boat mechanic.