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Good idea, Budman...Ok, here's what I have on him..I took this off an old cached Bio-page from David's website.


"Starr has been racing hard for nearly 20 years now, a career that started near his hometown of Houston, Texas. At the age of 14 he got behind the wheel of his first racecar in the Street Stock division at a local dirt track. In 1983, Starr was the track champion at Big H Speedway just outside of Houston. He continued with his late model career for the next seven years and captured over 20 wins.


In 1993, Starr made the move from dirt to pavement as an instructor at the Team Texas High Performance Driving School, a position he still enjoys as time allows. Over the next two years, Starr had two starts in the ARCA Series, was a test driver and crew member for a NASCAR Busch Series team headed by Donnie Allison, continued as an instructor at the driving school and occasionally got back behind the wheel of his dirt late model.


In 1996, Starr competed full-time in the Texas International Drivers Association (TIDA). Starr became the first rookie to win a TIDA race, in fact, he won two races including the Texas Race of Champions at Texas World Speedway. The following season, Buddy Morrison of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines joined the TIDA team. That year Starr added an additional three wins to his record.

With this success, the team felt they were ready to move up to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. In 1998, with a limited budget and no test time, Starr qualified for five truck series races and led the field for several laps at Texas Motor Speedway. The Reher-Morrison Team was looking forward to a full season in 1999, when Morrison passed away.


With little time left before the 1999 season, Starr teamed up with Joey Sonntag and the two built the No. 73 truck team. Although the team was under funded and inexperienced, Starr competed in all but one race and finished the season 22nd in the series point standings. During the 2000 season, Starr had five top-15 finishes in 13 truck series starts. He also spent some time competing in the Winston West Series and won the event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on April 22, 2000.


In 2001, Starr competed in only five truck series races but proved what he could do in quality equipment. He scored three top-five finishes and four top-10 finishes. These were the performances that caught the eye of Wayne Spears and eventually led to an invitation to drive the No. 75 Chevrolet."

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