Craig Lawrence
(____–____)

Year Inducted: 1977

Because of his dominance in the sport of go-kart racing in the 1990s, Craig’s kart is on permanent display at the Daytona USA Motor Sports Attraction and Hall of Fame. Racing on all of the major tracks in Canada and the U.S., such as Indy, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Daytona, Craig won 9 National Championships and countless other awards.

In 1990, Craig won the “Most Improved Enduro Driver Award.” Enduro races are 45 minutes in length and drivers reach speeds of 130 miles per hour.

In 1991, Craig was named, “Piston Port Heavy World Karting Association National Points Champion.”

In 1994, Craig took 16 first place finishes on tracks around the country, including New Hampshire International Speedway, Shannonville, Ontario, and Charlotte Motor Speedway.

In 1995, Craig won the “100cc Controlled Heavy World Karting Association National Points Championship,” and the “Spec 380 Pro World Karting Association National Points Championship.” In addition, Craig took 8 other first place championships around the country, including Daytona International Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, and North Carolina Motor Speedway.

In 1996, Craig took two first place finishes at Pocono.

In 1997, Craig finished first in three races in Atlanta, and was named,” Controlled Limited World Karting Association National Points Champion.”

Craig and his wife, Patricia have a daughter and two sons. Their sons, Kyle and Patrick, each hold Junior National titles in go-kart racing. Craig’s father-in-law, the late Fred N. Andreae, Jr. was inducted into the 1984 Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame as a champion outboard motorboat racer. Fred was instrumental in getting Craig nominated for his induction into the Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame.


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