Scott’s father bought him his first mini-bike when he was 6 years old and used his backyard as his practice track. He began racing flat track and motocross when he was 12 and pursued flat track due to its popularity at the time. He won his first amateur championship in the 250cc division in 1976 and a national title in the junior division in 1978. In his rookie-expert season in 1979 he had 8 top-10 finishes and won the Nationals at DuQuoin IL and Indianapolis IN. He was the youngest rider to win an AMA Grand National race at the age of 17. He finished 9th in points and was the AMA Rookie of the Year. Scott went on to win an impressive 94 Grand National Championship events and holds the record with 9 AMA Grand National Championships. Scott retired from racing in 1994; however, he did come back in 2000 and raced the Springfield Mile – which he won. Scott resides with his wife and 2 kids in the Flint MI area.