PJK Racing

PepperJack Kennels Racing

When she’s not competing, Misty is at the racetrack enjoying another world of competition. As avid race fans, Misty and Marty Melo are proud sponsors of multiple motorsports teams, helping to support the next generation of race car drivers while introducing fans to the world of Retreiver Training.


Elladee Crafton: #88 Crafton Motorsports
Outlaw Kart Division

Mooresville, NC

Competing in the Cadet Outlaw Kart Division, Elladee Crafton earner her first ever win in 2020 at Millbridge Speedway. Sponsored by PepperJack Kennels for the 202 racing season, she looks forward to competing in the Beginner Outlaw Kart Division as well as expanding to the Quarter Midget Series.

Jackson Joiner: #26 Joiner Motorsports
SCFT Southern California Flat Track Association

Bakersfield, CA

Jackson Joiner competes in the Southern California Flat Track Association and at Central Cal Speedway. He most recently won the 10th Annual Nick Varner Cup in Perris!

Derek Thorn: #43 Campbell Motorsports
SRL Southwest Tour & Open Competition Shows

Bakersfield, CA

Driver of the PepperJack Kennels #43 Campbell Motorsports superlate model in the Spears SRL Southwest Tour and open competition racing. Derek is a 6x SRL Southwest Tour Champion and a 2x NASCAR K&N Series Champion.

About PepperJack Kennels

PepperJack Kennels provides exceptional water and land training year round with our main facility in Wisconsin, and spending months in California during the winter months at dedicated training facilities. Our programs focus on all aspects of retriever training from our puppy head start program, basic obedience to gun dog training. Field Trial Training is our most advanced training and program. We specialize in retriever training by keeping a small amount of dogs in our programs at one time. This allows us to focus on the individual needs of each dog and keep them in our family environment.