Driver Profile

Quick Info

HometownPapillion, NE
Racing Since2020
WebsiteVisit Website


305 Sprints - Winged
Restricted Winged Micros
Champ 360 Sprints - Winged
Dirt Cage Kart Junior 2
Cage Jr. 2 Clone Heavy
Flat Jr. 2 Clone Heavy
Predator Maxxis
IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car

Driver Bio

Cole Vanderheiden

About Cole

ColeTrain is a 15 year old racer, living the dream of climbing the ranks up the sprint car ladder. Started with cage karts and flat karts in 2020 and moved right into micro sprints in 2021. Traveled the Midwest to over 60 shows and finished 10th Nationally in the Lucas Oil Now 600 National series points. Racked up 3 wins in his rookie season.
Finished out his micro career with the 2022 Tulsa shootout, winning his LCQ and B feature locking himself into the A main, he would climb to 10th from the 17th starting spot.

For the 2022 season Cole once again advanced to a new division. The Nebraska racer progressed to the IMCA RaceSaver 305 Sprint Car ranks, which found him competing at three tracks for weekly points. Vanderheiden also dotted his schedule with a handful of special events.

His inaugural season in a full-sized Sprint Car saw Cole accumulating two wins, seven Top-5 finishes, and 26 Top-10 finishes in 49 events.

Career Highlights

IMCA Racesaver Sprint Car
- 2022- 2 A feature wins in Rookie season of IMCA Racesaver
Sprints at 15
- 2022- Crawford County Speedway 2nd in Points, Rookie of the Year
- 2022- Eagle Raceway 8th in points, Rookie of the year
- 2022- Husets Speedway 6th in Points, 2nd in rookie points
- 2022- 2nd in IMCA National Rookie of the Year
- 2022-8th in IMCA Racesaver Sprint Nationals ROC

- 2022-10th in Tulsa Shootout
- 2021-3 Feature Micro Sprint wins
- 2021-10th in National Points with Now 600

  • 2020- Little Sunset Speedway flat kart track Champion



Crew Members

Dad, Camden, Ed, Scott, Grayson


Gina V Physical Therapy, Baker Boys Racing, Barrett Clinic, 316 Strategy Group, Forward Bite, Randy Vanderheiden Trucking, Copps Pizza, Young Chiropractic , Chariots 4 Hope, Papillion Animal Hospital, BradCo Companies, Mr Car Shipper, Casm Safety Products, Arose Mental Health
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