Wayne Stallsworth drove his first race in a late model Stock car in 1956. He won his first championship at Englewood Speedway in 1961 in a modified and in 1968 missed winning the modified championship at Lakeside Speedway by only three points. In 1970, he won both the late model and modified championship in the same year at Englewood Speedway.
His most important win came in 1970 when Wayne won the National Short Track Late Model Championship at Rockford, Illinois competing against all the best short track drivers in the United States. Stallsworth won another late model championship at Englewood Speedway in 1983
He retired from racing in 1983 and passed away in 2000.