Jason Alder lives in Cooksville, Maryland and started racing go-karts at the age of six. He had the privilege of learning to drive among multiple national champions at his local track, which gave him national level competition on a weekly basis. Jason continued to show steady improvement of his driving skills.
In 2011, Jason started racing nationally in the WKA Gold Cup Series, where he scored a podium finish in the first national race entered. He finished 6th nationally in points his rookie year.
The following season Jason won two WKA national pole awards and finished in the top 5 in points. He also won the Most Improved Junior Driver award at his local track, Sandy Hook Speedway in Street, Maryland. 2013 was another year of growth as he won four WKA Gold Cup national features and 2 pole awards. He finished second in the points standings, and won the Maryland Speedway Series Sportsman 1 Lite Championship and the track championship at Sandy Hook Speedway.
During the 2014 season, Jason continued to improve at the national level. He clinched nine WKA Gold Cup national feature wins and an astounding twelve pole awards. He won the WKA RLV Gold Cup Series Sportsman Animal Alcohol National Championship, WKA Maryland Sprint Divisional Sportsman Lite Championship, WKA Maryland Sprint Divisional Sportsman Animal Alcohol Championship and the Sandy Hook Speedway Track Championship.
Last year, Jason moved up into the WKA Junior ranks racing against drivers several years older. At the national level he was the youngest driver in the field and boasted eight feature wins (most of all drivers) and six poles. He clinched the WKA Junior Pro Gas Lite National Championship and was a Grand National Champion in the same class. Jason won eighteen features and thirteen poles on the season.
Jason's career goals include competing in the Sprint Cup Series in NASCAR. During the 2016 racing season, Jason will turn 13 years old. Off the track Jason is actively involved in Boy Scouts. He currently holds the rank of First Class and hopes to achieve the rank of Eagle before he turns 18.