Third Generation driver (Brent Father) and Brother to Tim Kaeding (grandfather Howard).
In 1996 Bud had a very good year for one his first years racing as he was the San Jose Speedway 360 Track Champion. He also won the very prestigious Jimmy Key Classic and at San Jose he won the Lloyd Beard Classic.
3rd in 2008 in the Golden State Challenge Series. He is both accomplished in wing and non-wing 360 or 410 sprint cars. Is also a terrific Midget driver. He will drive anyhthing anywhere splitting his time between California and Indiana during the summer. Has over 60 wins in his career.
On May 10th at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, California Bud won the Taco Bravo Ocean Sprint Series with a last lap pass over Carson Macedo it would be the only lap Bud lead all night. For the year Bud had 8 total wins with 5 coming in a 360 winged car, two in the 410 non-wing car and at the end of 2013 he won at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare California in a 410 winged car. If it has tires Bud will race it. He finished in the top 5 in 39 of his 51 races and remarkable consistency and also just how talented of a driver Bud is.