Ryan Gillenwater


Ryan Gillenwater, originally from Akron, Ohio, now resides in Plymouth, MI, with his wife and little girl. His passion for racing began when he attended Indy car races as a kid. Ryan has been racing for 26 years, starting with Quarter Midgets at the age of 8, followed by Micro-sprints at 13, and Midgets at 16. He has been competing in both Winged and Non-Winged full-sized Sprints since his early 20’s, but now focuses his efforts primarily on Winged Sprint events in car #45. When he isn’t racing, he works as a marketing manager for the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, and working on home improvement projects.