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Pictured is the No. 9 Legends car driven by Perham's Kasey Kurtz (second to left). To the right of Kasey is his fiance Cassie Jensen, who is Buddha Built Motorsports primary invester/car owner/crew chief. On the far left is Gary Kurtz, Kasey's dad, and on the far right is his mom, Michelle. "My mom and dad are my number one fans," Kasey said.

A 'Legend' in the making

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Six years ago, or so, Kasey Kurtz and family decided to head to a local race track for a good night's entertainment. One weekend of spectating turned into a whole season of spectating at local tracks. He and his family just thought it would be a fun investment to try. "I thought it was really cool," Kurtz said of his track experience that fateful night. And always being into anything with a motor and four wheels. "I decided right away I wanted to try it."


And so he did.

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