IRVINGTON, Ala. (April 12, 2014) – The fastest qualifier during Saturday evening’s time trials at Mobile International Speedway (MIS), Brian Gerster won the 30-lap Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series feature- but it wasn’t easy. Following an invert, the Fishers, Indiana native started in the seventh position and had to work his way through a […]
By Chuck Corder JoJo Helberg’s plate runneth over these days. When he’s home in his native Santa Rosa, Calif., the 23-year-old Helberg has more welding work than he knows what to do with. “It’s just the owner and me, so it’s super hectic,” said Helberg, who has welded since he was a little kid. “I’m […]
They come to the Gulf Coast once a year from the upper midwest to go faster than any other vehicle we will see all year. The winged warriors of the Must See Winged Sprint Series race here on Saturday April 12th. They join the Bombers, Sportsmen and Super Stocks. More to come as the event gets closer.
Midwest Cooling Towers Pro Late Models Bubba Pollard had to work for it, but finally out maneuvered Mike Garvey to win the season opener feature in the 95 KSJ 95 lapper. Harrison Burton grabbed an early lead and held it until passed on a restart at lap 37, where Garvey, Pollard and Junior Niedecken led […]
The track will be open for an after work test and tune session on Thursday March 27th. 5-9pm, and all classes will get track time.
By Chuck Corder Racing, by its very nature, lends itself to the minutest of details. From keeping watchful eyes on tire management and fuel conservation to the constant see-saw struggle of honing in loose and tight machines, the margin for error is microscopic. At its core, though, timing takes on utmost importance. Planning a full […]
The Pro Lates each go for extended laps to open the regular season at both Gulf Coast tracks. All together, fans will enjoy a rare display of 5 classes of competition at each track. The only difference is the Super Stocks focus on 5 Flags and the Pro Trucks take on MIS. The Modifieds, Sportsmen and Bombers will be at […]
Three under the lights practice sessions are in place to start off the 2014 season here at MIS. Saturday March 8th, Tuesday March 18th, and Thursday March 27th will see the pit gates open prior to the 5 to 9pm practice. Gas and tires available all 3 nites until 8pm. There will be practice for ARCA only cars […]
40 year old Jason Fay, a member of the Mike Maddox Modified crew, and familiar to many in the pits, died in car crash last weekend. His funeral will be at noon at the Serenity Funeral Home in Theodore on Friday March 7th. Maddox recalls his friend Jason…”He drove the transporter for Brendan Gaughan first, then Kenny […]
Drivers and race fans in South Alabama and Northwest Florida are mourning the passing of driver Steve Britt. He was a strong competitor for over three decades on both Mobile International and 5 Flags Speedways. His last battle was with cancer. Steve recovered from setbacks along the way. Steve’s car is pictured here as he was […]