How can we begin to attract a more diverse driver base into the American Stock Outboard Category?

Hinton 2016 Photo by West Virginia State Water Festival
Hinton 2016 Photo by West Virginia State Water Festival

Looking back at many of the photos taken during the Stock Mod & J Nationals held at Hinton, WV last week sadly I am reminded of the lack of diversity that still plagues the entry and pro level categories of the sport. Clearly the Hinton Nationals were a huge success in terms of driver turn out and other areas but how do we start to turn the corner on what is clearly a lack of diversity among the driver base and begin to see a field of drivers that represent our cultures of today.

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How do we begin to attract a more diverse field of drivers? I’d like to hear folks chime in with ways that you think we could start to build a sport that’s more appealing to outsiders and minorities not affiliated with existing racing families.

Lets here from you the drivers and fans.

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