2019 CARS Tour Rookie of the Year


September 13, 2020: We had a great car for the race at Carteret County Speedway. Unfortunately, we were taken out and wrecked on lap 61 while running in 2nd place. We had a great few days on the Crystal Coast with the fastest car in most of the practices and a strong 3rd place qualifying effort. We settled in and ran 2nd for most of the first 60 laps. There's a lot that could (and probably should) be said about what happened on lap 61, but the only thing we can control is our ability to move forward and Fight On. Thank you to my brothers in arms for all of your hard work: Brandon Butler, Dan Givens, Grayson Cullather, Larry Lindsay, Colin Butler, and Larry Graff.
* Be sure to 'Like' my Facebook page. Thank you. -- Mini

             $10,000 donation to Friends of Jaclyn Foundation on Sept 1


Living Life In The Moment
I thought a lot about the most memorable events of September 12 at Carteret County Speedway. My mind kept replaying the vision of Craig Lendino's ear to ear smile when asked if he had a good time at the end of the night. Some people tend to focus on what Craig can't do because of Down syndrome. When we see Craig, we focus on what he can do -- and what he wants to do.

Wind, Sand, and Stars [Carteret preview]
There are certain outposts on the CARS Tour that mean just a little bit more to Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T's Fastest Grease In The East team. One of those special places is Bobby Watson's Carteret County Speedway on North Carolina's Crystal Coast.

Mini's Mission Donates $10,000 to Friends of Jaclyn Foundation
Mini was honored to announce a $10,000 donation to the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation through his Mini's Mission "Burn Rubber to Help Another" fundraising program on September 1 to commemorate the start of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Mini Charges Through August [Recap]
Mini and the #81 team posted their 3rd top-4 finish in a hectic 4-race span during the month of August. Read the full recap of Mini's 4th place effort on a humid night at Langley Speedway.

Slack Tide [Langley Preview]
Mini and the #81 team head down to slack tide in Hampton Roads for a home state race at Langley Speedway looking to rebound after a disappointing finish in last weekend's CARS Tour race.

New Moon Shine [FCS Preview]
After consecutive top-3 finishes on the CARS Tour, Mini heads to Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Va. with brewing confidence. A pole at Hickory Motor Speedway and a runner-up finish at Dominion Raceway has the driver looking forward to his third race in a 21-day span -- even with unknowns on the horizon.

Home Fire Burning Bright [Recap]
There's truly no place like home. For the second consecutive week, Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T's Fastest Grease In The East team posted a career best finish on the CARS Tour with a runner-up effort at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Va.

Next Race: October 3
Florence Motor Speedway
Florence, S.C.
CARS Tour Late Model - 125 laps

Fan Photo of the Month


September 2020


Amanda Shoopman
Conor Hartnett


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Friends of Jaclyn Foundation

Timmy Tyrrell Racing and driver Mini Tyrrell joined forces with the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation in 2019. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for children battling pediatric brain tumors and other childhood cancers. The program starts by adopting a child and making them an honorary pit crew member. But it's not just for one race. It's for as long as the child and family are in need of support.