DJ Kennington began racing full time at age 16 and his been a fixture at racetracks since then. His partnership with Castrol began at the same time and is one of the longest and most successful in Canadian racing.
Kennington has built an impressive racing resume winning races from coast to coast, track championships and is a two-time NASCAR Canadian Tire Series champion winning the title in 2010 and 2012. He was also voted the Most Popular Driver in 2008.
DJ Kennington grew up around the family business of racing. He learned to build engines and was taught and extraordinary work ethic from his father, Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame member Doug Kennington, who is still a fixture at DJ’s race shop nearly every day. All the while Kennington was honing his on track skills and that talent has also taken him to the United States to compete with some of NASCAR’s best.
In November of 2016 Kennington made his first ever start in the NASCAR Cup series at Phoenix and this past February became only the eighth Canadian to race in the Daytona 500. In past seasons DJ has run full time in the NASCAR Nationwide series and still competes in several K & N series events each year. He’s grown the DJK Racing business significantly into team ownership and providing race ready cars for others. All the while his hunger for victory on the track in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series only continues to grow.
DJ and the entire #17 Castrol Edge Dodge team want to thank you for your continued support.