Zachary Tinkle is a 12-year-old driving sensation based in Park Ridge, IL that currently races the #53 ½ size stock car mini cups (also known as super cups) and indoor electric go-karts. He is the 2014 Central States Region (CSR) Rookie of the Year and placed Top 5 in championship points in his rookie season.

Tinkle has won a junior gas-powered indoor go-karting championship (Chicago Indoor Racing 2013) and two junior electric indoor go-karting championships (K1 Speed 2014). He has family ties to the Indianapolis and Richmond, IN areas and was born in Cincinnati, OH.

Zachary has aspirations of racing at the top levels of stock car racing including getting a ride with a NASCAR®  team.