One year ago at the Short Track U.S. Nationals, former NASCAR Truck Series champion Mike Skinner was the class of the field in the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour race before a lapped car ended his day prematurely.  This year, Skinner was the class of the field once again as he found retribution and went to victory […]

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Experience paid off for “The Gunslinger” Mike Skinner during Friday’s Short Track U.S. Nationals practice day at Bristol Motor Speedway.  The former NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series winner at “The Last Great Colosseum” recorded the overall fastest lap (14.951 seconds) in Pro Late Model practice for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour.   After five weather delays throughout […]

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It was no surprise to many when veteran NASCAR driver Mike Skinner won the pole and jumped out to a big lead in the 100-lap Pro Late Model race last year during the Short Track U.S. Nationals at historic Bristol Motor Speedway.   The 1995 NASCAR Truck Series champion and veteran Cup Series driver certainly […]

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As the temperature cooled down, the action on the track heated up for the Pro Late Model portion of the Red Eye 50/50 Saturday night at New Smyrna Speedway. In what turned out to be a battle of local racers pitted against northern invaders, Mike Skinner took the victory after holding off young hot shoe […]

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What offseason?  That’s the question many Late Model racers will be asking themselves this Saturday, January 5 when the first Late Model race of the year is held at New Smyrna Speedway (FL).   This year, the 33rd running of the Red Eye will be moving to a new format featuring twin 50-lap events -- […]

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