Brian Hoppe, Outside Sales

Brian Hoppe is a lifelong race fan and career race driver. His earliest memories include attending Late Model races with his parents in Wisconsin. In 1990 at the age of nineteen, Brian left the grandstands and joined the fray as a driver. He cut his teeth in the Street Stock Division, and quickly climbed the ranks to Super Late Models and the NASCAR Elite Series. Brian amassed an impressive string of victories and championships on tracks throughout the Midwest, finishing first or second in national points in the NASCAR Elite Series from 1998 through 2003, and third in 2004. Brian joined Essex Parts as an outside salesman in 2008, and continues to race when opportunity presents itself.

Some of Brian's racing accomplishments are listed below:

2005 Wins

  • Madison International

2004 Wins

  • NASCAR - Brainerd International
  • NASCAR - La Crosse Speedway

2003 Wins

  • NASCAR - Nashville Music City Motorplex
  • Miller Nationals - Madison International
  • North vs. South Shootout - Music City Motorplex

2002 Wins

  • NASCAR - Dells Motor Speedway
  • NASCAR - Dells Motor Speedway
  • NASCAR - Wisconsin International
  • NASCAR - La Crosse Speedway
  • NASCAR - Rockford Speedway

2001 Wins

  • NASCAR - Madison International
  • NASCAR - Elko Speedway
  • NASCAR - I-70
  • NASCAR - Gateway International

2000 Wins

  • NASCAR - Gateway International
  • NASCAR - I-70
  • NASCAR - Wisconsin International

1999 Win

  • NASCAR - I-70
  • NASCAR - I-44
  • NASCAR - Lakeside Speedway
  • NASCAR - Sportsman of the year
  • NASCAR - Bud Pole Winner
  • NASCAR - Elite Series Champion
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