Fresh off our rookie season in 600 micro sprints, we're headed to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to compete in the Tulsa Shootout. We will compete against 1,400+ entries in four separate divisions to make the final field of 24 cars aiming for a Golden Driller.
Qualified: 1st, Finished: 5th
With the car freshly rebuilt we headed to Millbridge for their winter series event. After setting quick time in qualifying, we had mechanical issues in our heat race which put us starting last in the A-main.
Qualified: 5th, Finished: DNF
After a strong start to the Carolina Micro Showdown, we found ourselves upside down on Wednesday evening amidst close racing in a Qualifer. Unfortunately the car had to be stripped to the bare chassis and repaired.
Finished: 1st, DNF, 8th
The Carolina Midget Week brought us three busy nights of racing. Night one we found ourselves in victory lane. Night two, put in the wall and wrecked. Night three, an 8th place run.
Qualified: 9th, Finished: 2nd
We threw the wings on for the last time this season at Millbridge. After struggling in qualifying and going 9th, we were able to rally for a solid 2nd place finish.
It is easy to say that the ultimate highlight of my asphalt career was finishing 2nd in the 2011 Snowball Derby in my rookie attempt. Beyond that, we enjoyed great success racing over the southeast between several different teams.
My time spent in pro late models in the southeast amassed in four track championships and countless wins. In 2010, between Mobile Speedway (Mobile, AL) and 5 Flags Speedway (Pensacola, FL) we did not lose a single race we entered.
My first ride in a full sized race car was at Lanier Speedway in Georgia in early 2005. From that point on, we went on to win a multitude of races all across the southeast.
I spent a brief two years in a winged 360 USCS sprint car driving for a team out of Mississippi. While it was vastly out of my comfort zone as an "asphalt guy", it greatly improved my capabilities as a multi-faceted driver.
During my five year stint in INEX Legends cars, we were able to capture three Alabama state championships, multitudes of wins, and were lucky enough to be invited to several nationwide Invitational Races at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
To say I cut my teeth in go karts is no understatement. Over a handful of seasons as a child, my family team and I won championships across both dirt and asphalt disciplines. This success is undoubtedly what sparked my life long addiction with motorsports.
In what is arguably the highlight of my asphalt career, I came within inches of beating NASCAR Cup champion Chase Elliot in the famed Snowball Derby. In this, my rookie attempt, we were elated simply to make the 36 car field out of over 100 entries. The weekend culminated in a 5th place qualifying effort and a 2nd place finish and has led to multiple opportunities for my driving career over the years.