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BIOGRAPHY

AGE: 16

HOMETOWN: Manassas, VA

Timmy Tyrrell was named after his father. He picked up the nickname “Mini” at a young age and it stuck.  He’s affectionately known as Mini by thousands of race fans.

Mini has won two Late Model Stock Car championships and is the youngest in the world to win two Late Model Stock Car races at the age of 10.  Mini was the youngest to win in both the youth and pro divisions of Arena Racing (½ scale indoor stock cars).  He also won the World Karting Association’s (WKA) World Dirt Championship at Daytona International Speedway.

In 2019, Mini won the CARS Tour Late Model Rookie of the Year Award on the heels of 1 top-5 and 6 top-10 finishes. Mini's team is led by veteran Late Model champion Brandon Butler, who serves as crew chief.

Off the track, Mini is a philanthropist having raised more than $475,000 for childhood cancer and other causes through Mini’s Mission “Burn Rubber to Help Another.”

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019

CARS Tour Late Model Rookie of the Year

1 Top-5 – Dominion Raceway

6 Top-10's in 11 starts

Completed 1,469 of 1,490 laps. 2nd highest total number of laps completed on the CARS Tour.


2018

1 Win

LMSC – 1 Win – Shenandoah Speedway, VA (age 13)

LLM    – 4 Top Fives – 8 Starts – Carteret County Speedway, NC

LLM    – Qualified 2nd – CARS Tour Debut - Tri-County Speedway, NC

 

2017

5 Wins

LMSC Champion – 5 Wins, 4 Poles, 13 Top Five – Shenandoah Speedway, VA

LLM Champion – 1 Win, Thanksgiving Classic – Southern National, NC

Racing Virginia Athlete – Chosen as 1 of 4 Drivers on Inaugural Team

2016

7 Wins

LMSC Champion – 7 Wins, 6 Poles, 11 Top Five – Shenandoah Speedway, VA
 
2015

2 Wins

LMSC – 2 Wins, 1 Pole, 8 Top Fives – Shenandoah Speedway, VA

LMSC – Youngest in the world to win – Shenandoah Speedway, VA (age 10)

LMSC – Rookie of the Year – Shenandoah Speedway, VA

Arena – 2 Wins, 8 Top Fives - Pro Division, Arena Racing USA, Richmond, VA

 

2014 - 2013

14 Wins

LMSC  – Youngest to race a LMSC – Shenandoah Speedway, VA (age 9)

Arena – 6 Wins, 19 Top Fives - Youngest to win Pro Division, Arena Racing, Richmond, VA

Arena – Youngest to win Youth Division & Voted Fan Favorite, Arena Racing, Richmond, VA

Go Karts – 8 Wins, 19 Top Fives – VA, PA, NC, SC, FL

2012-2011

30 Wins

Go Kart – WKA Champion – World Dirt Championship, Daytona International Speedway, FL

Go Kart – Champion – Indoor Dirt Championship, Williamston, NC

Go Kart – Champion – Kid Kart – King George Speedway, VA

Go Kart – Sportsmanship Award – King George Speedway, VA