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.
Vinnie Miller started racing at the tender age of five years old on the quarter midget tracks in Michigan. The young driver had several wins, was the Senior Honda Champion, Senior and Junior Stock Champion.
Matt started out in Jr. Champ Karts winning Rookie of the Year. Over the next three years Matt racked up a ton of wins and awards. In 2012, at fifteen Matt knew he was ready to move up to a full size modified, but there was a problem, he was too young.
California native J.A. Junior currently drives for BJ McLeod Motorsports in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The 23-year-old Colombian-American races on a part time basis for the team.