Shelton Racing and Fabrication
Name: Robby Shelton
Address: 3579 Highway 50 E., No. 314
Phone number: 230-3358
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays
What we do: We build and restore race cars, hot rods and classic cars. We also sell performance parts. We opened Jan. 1.
Why I opened the business: It’s been a hobby since I was 16. I’ve been on racing teams, and we’ve built cars for other people. My father and I decided to do it as a business.
Experience: I built and maintained and race cars for Landmark Homes, racing for six years. My dad has more than 40 years’ experience racing and building cars.
Inspiration: It’s a profession I really love.
Family: I work with my father, Tom. I have two sisters in the area. My nieces and nephews love to race.
Cars I own: I have (an International Motor Contest Association) modified race car. It took me a year to build in restore it. It was originally built in 1997. It’s on display at the AC Delco Superstore on Highway 50 East.