NAME David Nylander
BIRTHDATE 3rd December 1985 (Aged 34)
RESIDES Woodvale, WA
CAR DETAILS 2017 Rocket XR1
Started Racing Late Models in - 2004, but haven’t raced much since then.
Why number 54? - Dad (AJ) has been racing since the 60’s and has predominantly run 54 since then. It’s part of the Nylander team DNA!
Favourite Track - Perth Motorplex and Albany Speedway.
Career Highlight - Australia #3 and WA #3 in Junior Sedans. Rookie of the Year for Late Models in 2005 and also won the Late Model Development series. Now I want to step it up to the next level this coming season! Best Presented Car and Crew on numerous occasions.
Most admired competitor - Overall - Michael Figliomeni, in Late Models currently Kye Blight, Brad Blake and all of the Oldfield's.
Sponsors - Holdfast Fluid Power, Maddington and Canningvale Toyota, PWL Canopies, Auhl's Transport, Roof Top Industries, Land Surveys, Equipment Finance Services, Kwik Logistics, Castrol, North Beach Gourmet Butcher, Luxe Performance.
2019/20 Season: Events – 9, Wins – 0, Podiums – 0, Top 5 – 0, Top 10 – 2, Best Finish – 6th.
2019/20 Season: Events – 10, Wins – 0, Podiums – 0, Top 5 – 3, Top 10 – 7, Best Finish – 4th.
2019/20 Season Plans: I will be running a limited schedule this year due to work and family commitments, but will be running all blue ribbon events and aiming for top 5 finishes. When I'm not running I will be helping my twin brother Matt on his car.