BILL KEULER


POSITION: CREW CHIEF
CAR:
No. 5 Mustang Sampling Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype

 

BIOGRAPHY

You might say Bill was born into racing back in July 1977, in Minneapolis, MN.  Right from the beginning he was going to the race track with his dad and uncle who was racing with Trans-Am, Champ Car and IMSA. In 1992, Bill and his dad worked on an SCCA Trans-Am Camaro race and that was when Bill decided to pursue a career in auto racing. He considers Brainerd International Raceway and Road America his home tracks. In May of 2000, Bill started working with Skip Barber at Road America on their Formula Dodge racing school cars starting as a gearbox mechanic and advanced to Crew Chief of the racing school program. He continued in this position for 3 years before moving over to the Skip Barber Pro Series where he gained experience working with carbon chassis and electronic wire harnesses.

After taking a job with Conquest Racing in 2004 and completing one race and some testing, Bill broke his back in an automobile accident ending his 2004 season as a mechanic. Later that year, after a full recovery, Bill took a position as a mechanic with Orbit Racing in Florida working on the Jim Matthews Pontiac Riley Daytona Prototype. In late 2005, he joined Brumos Racing as a mechanic on the No. 58 Brumos Porsche Riley DP continuing for five years before the DP program was assumed by Action Express Racing.

Bill is currently crew chief of the Action Express Racing No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette Daytona Prototype and has eleven wins including the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona and 2015 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Bill and his No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP crew are the two-time and defending champions of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (now WeatherTech) and Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

Bill resides in Charlotte with his wife Shiloh.