About BJ

B.J. McLeod may have been young, but he knew at an early age that racing was his passion. McLeod began ATV racing at the age of three and quickly moved to Go-Karts at age five, making an unprecedented mark at the Regional, State and National levels with over 300 wins and 18 championships. 

 

At the tender age of 13, he began his stock car career.  In August of 1997, McLeod won his first SLM race at Orlando Speedworld, making him the youngest driver in the nation to accomplish this feat.  McLeod also became the youngest driver to qualify and compete in an A.S.A. sanctioned race. 

 

He has over 100 super late model wins from age 13-26 and several championships all over the Southeast. 

 

Climbing the racing ladder was the ultimate goal for McLeod and NASCAR was his destination. 

 

In 2010, McLeod made his inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, finishing an impressive 17th given the competition. 

 

Since then, he has continued to have a presence in the series, while also climbing the NASCAR ranks to include the XFINITY Series and reached the sport’s pinnacle level with a Sprint Cup Series start at New Hampshire last year (2015). 

 

Behind the scenes, McLeod also was instrumental in the making of the 2013 documentary “Regan Motorsports” on Velocity. 

 

This season, McLeod has concentrated on his empire, B.J. McLeod Motorsports a successful two-car operation in the XFINITY Series. McLeod drives the No. 78 Ford; while a variety of drivers make their NASCAR mainstay in the No. 15 Ford. 

 

Off the Track, McLeod graduated with honors in 2000 at the age of 16 from Highlands County Christian School. His hobbies include MMA, National Football League (NFL), weightlifting / training, ATV riding, water sports, snowboarding and of course, Motorsports.