#19 Carlyle Tools Toyota Camry

Derek Kraus
#19 Carlyle Tools Toyota Camry

Derek Kraus was part of the BMR lineup of drivers that finished 1-2-3 in the championship standings in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series in 2017.

Kraus capped off his year behind the wheel of BMR’s No. 19 Carlyle Tools Toyota Camry by scoring his first career series win in the season finale, capturing the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, and finishing third in the overall standings.

His freshman year marked a quick transition for the Stratford, Wisconsin driver, who turned 16 in September.

Coming into the series, his racing resume included karting, a Bandolero Series, the Midwest Truck Series, and racing super late models.

Born: Sept. 1, 2001
Hometown: Stratford, Wisconsin
Hobbies: Riding snowmobile, iRacing
Favorite Sports: Multi-time regional qualifier for youth state wrestling; also played football, baseball