Dylan Kwasniewski (KWAS -ness-KEY ; born May 31, 1995) is an American professional stock car racing driver. A champion in both the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and Pro Series West. He currently competes part-time in the Xfinity Series, driving the No. 97 Chevrolet Camaro for Obaika Racing. In 2014, he signed a development contract with Chip Ganassi Racing, as did teammate Kyle Larson the year before.
In 2013, Turner Scott Motorsports was contracted to field CGR development driver Kyle Larson in their No. 32 car, with Larson winning Rookie of the Year. In 2014, the car was renumbered to Ganassi's No. 42, with Larson and Dylan Kwasniewski sharing the ride, although Kwasniewski ran the majority of the season in TSM's No.
31 car. Larson scored his first win at Auto Club Speedway in March, and won again at Charlotte in May.
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Kwasniewski started his career driving go-karts at the age of four, and later moved to Phoenix, Arizona, competing in the Phoenix Kart Racing Association's Kid Kart division and winning the championship in 2002. The following year, Kwasniewski moved to the Cadet Junior 1 class, and finished third; he continued karting by racing in the IKF, STARS and SKUSA, winning the SuperNats championship in 2005.
Having moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2007 Kwasniewski raced in Bandoleros, and won 88 percent of the Bandolero races he entered at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway's Bullring track.
In 2008, Kwasniewski began racing Legends cars, before joining the American Speed Association Super Truck Series in 2009. The same year, Rockstar Energy Drink, based in Kwasniewski's hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada, signed on as his sponsor.