Hueytown’s, Jolynn “JoJo” Wilkinson accomplished a lot in 2018 she was the youngest female in history to win a Late Model Race at age 14, the first female in history to be named Sunoco Rookie Of The Year and had two late model wins and the youngest female to start in the Snowflake 100.
The 2019 racing season starts this weekend for “JoJo,” and she has been busy working hard with her dad John Wilkinson and others getting her car ready. This year, Wilkinson has a new look for her car she is sporting the number 28 in honor of her hometown Nascar legend Davey Allison. She recently turned 15 and got her official learners to permit her to be able to drive on the road.
This weekend will be her first race of the 2019 season as she returns to the Montgomery Speedway to race in the 55th Annual Alabama 200. The Alabama 200 is familiar territory for Jolynn as she made history there 2 years ago at age 13 when she was the first female to start and finish the Alabama 200 and the youngest to participate in the race. Last year at the Montgomery Speedway “JoJo” was named 2018 Show Me the Money Series Pro Late Model Sunoco Rookie of the Year.
“JoJo” is the youngest female in the nation racing in the Pro Late Model Division, this year Jolynn is sponsored by Mezrano Law Firm, Ingle Demolition, and GARC Motorsports. “JoJo” is a freshman at Hueytown High School. Follow Jolynn “JoJo” Wilkinson’s racing season on her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JoJoWilkinson11/.