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Bio

Dave Bensmiller

David Bensmiller Birth Date: August 18, 1980
Year Started Outriding: 1998
Hometown: Dewberry, AB
WPCA Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 0

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World Professional Standings
2009 - 32nd
2008 - 20th
2007 - 26th
2006 - 29th
2005 - 19th
2004 - 34th - Rookie Season

Major Awards And Victories

  • 2001: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider, Rod Glass Memorial Award (Most Improved Outrider)
  • 2003: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider 
  • 2004: Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider, Rod Glass Memorial Award (Most Improved Outrider)
  • 2005: WPCA Most Improved Outfit Award; 2006 Orville Strandquist Award (Calgary Stampede Top Rookie Driver).
  • 2006: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider, Orville Strandquist Award (Calgary Stampede Top Rookie Driver)
  • 2007: Ponoka Stampede Champion Outrider
  • 2009: Calgary Stampede Aggregate Champion Outrider

Personal Information
Dave Bensmiller is the eldest of the 3 Bensmiller brothers who compete on the WPCA Dodge Pro Tour. He won the Orville Strandquist Award for top rookie driver at the 2006 Calgary Stampede and was co-recipient of the WPCA Most Improved Outfit Award in 2005. As an outrider Dave is a 2-time Calgary Stampede Rangeland Derby Champion Outrider and a 2-time recipient of the WPCA's Rod Glass Memorial Award for most improved outrider. In 2009 a 7th place overall run at the Bonnyville Chuckwagon Championship was his best of the year and the best of his career so far. Dave is a third generation wagon man whose grandfathers are former Calgary Stampede finalists Allan Bensmiller and Alan Smith, his father is the legendary Buddy Bensmiller, and brothers Kurt and Chance are fellow competitors on the WPCA Dodge Pro Tour. Dave has participated annually in EnCana’s WPCA/4-H Mentorship Opportunity since 2006. Dave and his wife Krista, and new baby Presly Rose make their home near Beiseker, Alberta.
 

Bensmiller Racing Website: www.bensmillerracing.com 


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