Small Stars: Catching up with 9-year-old quarter midget midget racer Kasen

PHOENIX - This week, we're headed to the race track to check in with one of our old friends, Kasen!

The 9-year-old decided to grab our microphone and share some of his thoughts about quarter midget racing.

"This is my aminal, and that's a Honda, and that's…  this and that one is my aminal and that's my brother's car," Kasen told us. "It's gonna be painted like Mario, Luigi's brother. And this one, I'm in senior Honda and aminal, this one kinda goes fast, 'cause I, I don't know how fast it goes in Honda but I'll see, and this one goes really fast I think. And that's my brother's car, he's in rookie, he's just a beginner. And, my favorite thing about racing is, you can, you go really fast. The fastest class will be white and heavy roll formula, the, they usually light mine but it got kicked out of racing and the best part I like is "B" because even though it's kicked out, because it's so fast, and it goes faster than like my other formula. And my favorite thing about racing is, is you can, you get awards and stuff."

SO KASEN, HOW FAST CAN YOU GO?

"Really fast, 'cause I'm in senior now, both of them but I might get in the four second club."

WHAT'S THE FOUR SECOND CLUB?

"That means you go four seconds. Four seconds the entire way."

ARE THERE ANY "NASTY" DRIVERS OUT THERE?

"Well, they're all clean but, dirty racers, they are not clean, so you, so I have to watch out for them. Well, when I got crashed, that was just an accident but one time, in the summer series at Orange Show, I like spun Seth, Seth McDonald spun me out and Jacob wasn't paying attention to the signals and he accidentally, and he ran into me.

DO YOU HAVE ANY FRIENDS OUT ON THE TRACK?

"All my friends is the people who race with me, even the people who used to race with me. I have lots of friends."

AND WHAT IS THAT HAT YOU'RE WEARING?

It's a Flippeez. Yeah, it does this... click, click, click.

HAVE YOU EVER GOTTEN HURT?

"One time I ran into the wall, but kinda not hurt but I hurt my head. But I like the walls in there, and I love racing here. That is all I, that's all I, that's all I like about racing."

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