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Driver: Ross Bailes
Hometown: Clover, South Carolina
DOB: November 21st, 1989
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 185lbs
Marital Status: Married (Constance)
Children: Son (Jordan)
Division: Super Late Model
Crate Late Model
Years Racing: Since 2005
Career Wins: 100+
Chassis: Rocket Chassis
Engine: Clements Racing Engines
Team Owner: Ronnie McCarter (SLM)
Favorite Movie: Fighter
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Race Track: Cherokee Speedway (Gaffney, SC)
Racing Hero: Dad (Todd Bailes)
Most Memorable Moment: First Win
Race Most Like To Win: Dirt Track World Championship
Crew: Jerry Jackson, David Boyters, Logan Boyters, Todd Bailes, Brandon Smith, Timmy Sexton, Tim Zock, and anyone else who has helped us along the way
Brief History:
Ross started racing Four Cylinders in 2004 before moving up to Crate Late Models in 2007 where he got his first win. In 2009 car owner, Ronnie McCarter, purchased a Limited Late Model motor, and Ross split time between it and Crate. Later that year, Ross competed in select Super Late Model events. Ross made the move to Super Late Models full-time in 2010. Since 2010, Ross has continued to race Supers while still joining the Crate field when able.
Career Accomplishments:
2011:
- Laurens County Speedway Shrine Race winner
- Carolina Speedway Shrine 100 winner
- Cherokee Speedways Robert Pursley Memorial Race

2012: 8 wins
- Beast Super Late Model win at Carolina Speedway

2013: 15 wins
- Laurens County Speedway Shrine Race winner
- Carolina Speedway Crate Points Champion 
- 13 NDRA race wins

2014: 14 wins
- FUEL Points Champion
- SECA Points Champion
- Carolina Speedway Crate Points Champion
- Crate Late Model March Madness win at Cherokee Speedway

2015: 9 wins
- Laurens County Shrine Winner
- 24 top fives and 28 Top 10’s
- FUEL Points Champion
- King Of The Carolina’s limited late model winner

2016: 8 wins
- 19 top fives and 28 top 10’s 
- Laurens County Shrine Race winner
- Second in Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Points
- Fastrack Triple Crown

2017: 7 wins
- 23 top 5’s and 31 Top 10’s
- $10,000 March Madness winner
- $20,000 Fastrak World Championship winner 
- Barry Wright House Car Driver

2018: 7 wins
- 23 top 5’s and 30 top 10’s
- King Of The Carolina’s winner
- Laurens County Shrine Race winner
- Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series Points Champion

2019: 7 wins
- 22 Top-5’s, and 31 Top-10’s
- $12,000 Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series winner at 411 Motor Speedway
- $10,000 World Of Outlaws Late Model Series winner at Cherokee Speedway
- $10,000 Spring Nationals winner at Thunderhill Speedway
- $10,000 Rebel Yell at Screven Motor Speedway winner
- Hall Of Fame Race winner at Cherokee Speedway
- Barry Wright House Car Driver

2020: 7 wins
- Xtreme Dirtcar Series winner at Cherokee Speedway
- $12,000 Grassy Smith Memorial LUCAS winner at Cherokee Speedway
- Stick Elliot Memorial winner at Cherokee Speedway
- Laurens County Speedway Shrine Race winner
- Slick/ Ed Gibbons Memorial Race winner at Sumter Speedway