Davey Jay Hamilton Jr. is an American racing driver from Idaho. Hamilton Jr. is the son of former Indy 500 competitor Davey Hamilton. Hamilton has raced mainly midgets and sprint cars and made his Indy Lights debut in 2016. He currently races in Speed Energy Formula Off-Road (Stadium Super Trucks). Hamilton started his racing career in karting at his local karttrack near Star, Idaho. The third generation racing driver made his debut in the USAC Midgets. In 2011 Hamilton, Jr. finished eleventh in the Ford Focus Midwestern Pavement division.[2] For 2012 Hamilton, Jr. improved to a sixth place in the series. In 2015, Hamilton won the King of the Wing's Western Sprintcar Series. Hamilton began testing an Indy Lights car with McCormack Racing in 2015. It was initially announced that he would compete in the full 2016 Indy Lights season with the team but the entry did not materialize until the season finale at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca where Hamilton finally made his series debut. In 2017, Hamilton joined the Speed Energy Formula Off-Road series, racing Always Evolving's No. 75 at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. At the Beijing National Stadium round, Hamilton won the race, but did not take the joker lane and was disqualified. On April 30, 2018, after a rookie test at Kentucky Speedway, Team Pelfrey announced that Hamilton would be competing in that year's Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and that they were working to add more appearance in 2018 and 2019.