Pro Late Model Preview



With the Lee Fields Memorial Pro Late Model spectacular just over a month away (Aug. 31), teams in the Midwest Cooling Towers Pro Late Model division plan on using this Saturday night’s twin features as one final test for the biggest race of the season at Mobile International Speedway.

As has been the case in previous events, the Pro Late Models have used 20 laps plus 30 laps in the two races respectively.

Most of these events are contested with local competition out of the Gulf Coast but they know the national drivers are soon approaching for the 100-lap Memorial.

“We’re looking forward to the Memorial because races like that give you a true measuring stick for where your program really is,” championship leader Bryce Dulabhan said on Wednesday afternoon. “It’s a good tune-up for (Pensacola’s) Snowflake 100 and any long-lengthed big money race.”

Dulabhan also enjoys the short sprints employed this season at Mobile since they have given him a chance to continue working on his car while earning points and cash during a single night’s worth of work.

“Having these local 50-lappers help because they allow us to prepare our cars and fine-tweak them for races like the Lee Fields — it’s like a bonus practice sessions with something on the line.”

Pensacola’s Jeremy Pate feels the same way.

“The Fields Memorial is the biggest race of the season here,” Pate said. “It’s the reason we bring the Pro Late out here each and every time so that we’re ready for that race. We want to win all the races leading up to it and the championship but it’s in preparation for that race.”

The event on Saturday night will also be strengthened by the appearance of the Hall’s Motorsports Motorcycles, Praytor Realty Pro Trucks, Bob’s Speed Shop Sportsman and Island Motors II Bombers.

As a belated Independence Day present to our fans, we’re also setting grandstand tickets for just $10 for all five divisions — or two bucks per feature.

Racing starts at 7 p.m.

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