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Layne Riggs was destined to be a race car driver. Growing up at a racetrack with his father, former NASCAR Cup Series star Scott Riggs, Layne naturally fell in love with the sport. His racing journey began at a very young age, starting with racing go-karts at four-years-old.

By the age of 10, Riggs already moved to his first full-sized car, competing in four-cylinder pure stock events at the Orange County (N.C) Speedway and securing a victory in only his second start. He won the 2014 Pure Stock Championship and Rookie of the Year in his first year of competition at the historical track. The next several years, Riggs continued to cut his teeth at the track.

In 2015, Riggs advanced to the limited sportsman division, securing several wins, Rookie of the Year and Limited Late Model Championship. The same season, he also made his debut in the late model stock division. Moving up to the late model stock division, Riggs won several feature events.

On his 14th birthday, he made his debut in the CARS Late Model Stock Tour, impressively qualifying on the front row at the Tri-County (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Throughout the season, he achieved his best finish of second at the Southern National Motorsports Park (N.C.).

Riggs continued to compete on the CARS Tour and secured victories at both the Dominion (Va.) Raceway and his home track, Orange County Speedway, ultimately finishing third in the final standings. The following seasons, he continued his winning ways on the CARS Tour with wins at Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway. In October 2019, he won the prestigious Rodney Cook Classic at the Ace (N.C) Speedway. The following seasons, Riggs add more victories throughout N.C. and Virginia building his impressive resume in late models and catching the eyes of the stars in NASCAR.

In 2022, Riggs joined the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series, competing at the Dominion Raceway, Hickory Motor Speedway, South Boston (Va.) Speedway, and Wake County (N.C.) Speedway. He secured 16 wins, along with 29 top five and 35 top 10 finishes, earning him the 2022 National Championship and making history as the youngest driver to win the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series championship at just 20 years old. In addition to his local short track duties, Riggs made his debut in the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series with starts at the Indianapolis (Ind.) Raceway Park, the Richmond (Va.) Raceway, and the Phoenix (Ariz.) Raceway, earning a seventh place finish at the Indianapolis Raceway Park.

In 2023, Riggs was called up to the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series for a race at the Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway. Additionally, he drove for select teams at the Nashville Superspeedway and the Indianapolis Raceway Park, achieving his best NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series finish- a third at the Indianapolis Raceway Park. Riggs also made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with races at the Texas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, and the Martinsville Speedway. He had strong performances including a top-10 finish at Las Vegas and leading laps at the Martinsville Speedway.

Moving into 2024, Riggs will now take the wheels of the championship truck, the No. 38 Ford F-150 in the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series for Front Row Motorsports. Riggs will continue a legacy of young winners with the team as he looks for his first national series NASCAR win.

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