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.

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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. This weekend, Mini visits a place where he stepped up in Late Model competition in 2018 and rose to the occasion. The place is 4/10-mile of racing perfection on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. The place, of course, is Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway.

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The start of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is a poignant time for everybody who has been impacted by pediatric cancer. Mini Tyrrell, through his Mini’s Mission “Burn Rubber to Help Another” fundraising program, is honored to announce a $10,000 donation to the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation on September 1.

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Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East race team closed out a hectic month of August with a strong 4th place effort in the CARS Tour 125-lap race at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va. It was Mini’s 3rd top-4 finish in the last 4 races.

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Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East team will look to rebound on the Virginia coast after a disappointing finish last weekend. The team heads down to slack tide in Hampton Roads for a home state race at Langley Speedway.

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After consecutive top-3 finishes on the CARS Tour, Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East team head 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 four weeks — even with unknowns on the horizon.

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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.

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On the heels of a career best CARS Tour performance at Hickory Motor Speedway, Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East team head to their home track for this weekend’s Radley Chevrolet 125 at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Va. with a major spring in their step. Mini captured his first pole position on the CARS Tour on August 1 at Hickory Motor Speedway and had a career best 3rd place finish in the race.

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“The positive and courageous voice will always emerge, somewhere, sometime, for all of us. Listen for it, and your breakthroughs will come.” — Pat Riley   Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East team finally had a breakthrough performance worthy of their effort and determination. Mini captured his first career…

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Mini Tyrrell and the #81 Mini T’s Fastest Grease In The East team have some unfinished business at the historic Hickory Motor Speedway in Hickory, North Carolina. After struggling at the .363-mile track in 2019, Mini returned in June on a mission. He was in the top-3 on the leaderboard in every practice session and…

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