Jim Derhaag raced in the Trans-Am series for many years. He sits third in total top ten finishes and made the third most number of starts (150) in the series history.
Jim Derhaag set many records during his 16-year driving career in the Trans-Am, some of which stand today. He sits third in top-ten finishes and has made the third-most starts (150) in Series history.
He then made the transition to team owner with Derhaag Motorsports. Based in Shakopee, Minnesota, Derhaag Motorsports began competing in late model stock car racing in 1972 on short tracks across the Midwest. In 1981, the team made its first appearance in the Trans-Am Series and has been a full-time competitor with the series since 1983. The team, known for reliability, boasts one of the highest finishing records in the series. Recently the team has also been competing in the Grand Am Daytona Prototype series.
A longtime sportsman and hunter, Derhaag organizes an annual racers hunting trip every year.