- Birthdate: 09/06/1957
- Hometown: Mills, Wyo.
Charlie began his pro racing career in the SCCA World Challenge Touring Car Championship in 2006 and finished 10th overall in that Championship in 2008. In 2010 he won the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS Championship, driving with longtime friend and co-driver Charles Espenlaub. No stranger to intense competition, Charlie was an internationally ranked pistol shooting competitor finishing in the top 16 in the U.S. four times and top 16 in the world once. He also writes and records original music, frequently relating to the thoughts of race car drivers and crews. Putman is an instructor at the Miller Motorsports High Performance Driving School.