Daren VanderLey is a highly passionate and motivated auto racing driver who has won various accolades in the field of racing. Born on 31st March, 1992, he began racing at the age of five and has acquired multiple championships from that point at every level of competition. Stemming from dedication towards his collegiate scholastics, he has same enthusiasm to reach to the top of auto racing. From the very tender age, he started taking interest in making cars from the ground up and today, he knows every aspect of the vehicle. While designing or making any vehicle, he acts as his own crew chief and engineer.
Due to his extensive background in motorsports, Daren VanderLey has all the skills and learning capability that is required to be an integral part of the team. He has spent multiple years in building carburetors and learning the inner workings of combustion engines and earned proficiency in it. On his educational front, he has been graduated from UMS-Wright Preparatory School in 2010. Now, he has acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University in May, 2014 only. He has received Spirit of Auburn Presidential Scholarship to attend the Honors College at Auburn University. Other than this, he is also a member of Tau Sigma Pi National Engineering Honor Society and Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society. This shows his keen interest towards his academics and his passion for engineering.
He believes that he will be a highly qualified person to maintain a position amongst the highest ranks of racing in the country. He has won five track championships in go-carts and two state championships in INEX Legend Cars. He has also attended Freddy Query Racing Seminar in 2010. He has recorded five wins in only season of Pro Trucks to his name. In 2010, he has won a Mobile International Speedway Pro Late Model Champion where he set a new track record of 6 poles and 6 wins.
At present, Daren VanderLey is living in Mobile, Alabama with his family. Talking about his personal life, his father Dan VanderLey is the owner of VDL Fuel Systems and his mother is Linda VanderLey. He has a twin sister who has been graduated in May 2014 from United States Military Academy at West Point. In his free time, he likes to do short track racing. For more details about him, please visit http://darenvanderley.com