It was obvious early on that Matt Hirschman was going to be a race car driver.
“That’s what I always said I was going to do when they asked you in elementary school, ‘What are you going to be when you grow up?’ I always said I was going to be a race car driver,” Hirschman said.
The 39-year-old from Northampton, Pennsylvania, grew up in and around the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. His father Tony Hirschman Jr. is widely considered one of the best Modified drivers of his generation.
The elder Hirschman won five NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championships during