Teen racecar driver dreams big in Westport

A teenage Westport racecar driver isn't old enough to have a driver's license yet, but he's a six-year veteran of formula races. Spencer Brockman, 15,

A teenage Westport racecar driver isn't old enough to have a driver's license yet, but he's a six-year veteran of formula races.

A teenage Westport racecar driver isn't old enough to have a driver's license yet, but he's a six-year veteran of formula races. (8/5/15)

WESTPORT - A teenage Westport racecar driver isn't old enough to have a driver's license yet, but he's a six-year veteran of formula races.

Spencer Brockman, 15, regularly drives at 155 mph on the track. The teen says he spends 25 to 50 hours a week practicing in a driving simulator.

He says his goal now is to become a professional Indy Car or Formula One driver, if he can find someone to back him.

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