Nik Romano first got behind the wheel of a Quarter Midget race car.
In 2004, Romano won his first championship, in the "Heavy 160" class. The following year, he bagged another championship in 160, and continued the whole season without ever being out-qualified
Romano was admitted to Ron Sutton's Winner's Circle driver development program where he was trained by some of the best in the business on every aspect of being a professional driver, including racecraft, strategy, fitness, media relations, and chassis tuning. He continued to train with Sutton for the next six years.
In an attempt for a more diverse resume, Romano tried his luck at road racing. In an SCCA Formula Ford, he won both the championship and "Rookie of the Year" titles.
Back to pavement ovals for the first time since 2005, Romano won the championship and Rookie of the Year titles, racing in a USAC Focus Midget.
Romano moved to big horsepower cars; a NASCAR Modified with almost 600hp. He took the Rookie of the Year title, and put a few wins under his belt.
Romano's first time racing with fenders, in a NASCAR Late Model at Irwindale Speedway. He came out with a win, and just a few points shy of Rookie of the Year.
Back into a Modified in a local series, Romano helped to test a new chassis and engine package and underwent training with legends such as Ross and Gordon Bentley.
In contention for podium at every race, Nik Romano participated in the Lucas Oil Modified series where he travelled across the western states in a 650hp car learning new tracks, including the Shasta Speedway... Later in the year, he met Norman of N1 Concepts and N1 Racing, and they began working together to build the 25 Hour Lexus IS250. He was also hired as a Skip Barber instructor, and continues to provide private coaching at local track events.