Mike Murphy Jr.
Mike Murphy Jr. drives the #14 Late Model
Class car. His home track is Quad City Speedway but he can also be
found racing at Jackson County Speedway and Davenport Speedway. He
lives in Colona, IL. People who help Mike are: Joey Sowell,
Randall Verplatse, Tim Marsden, Jeff Long, Mom and Dad. Car owner is
He started racing in 2002 in the Late
Model Class at Quad City Speedway because he'd been going to the races
with his Dad since he was 5. His first win was in 2003 in the Bomber
Class at Quad City Speedway. Career highlights include 2004 Quad
City Speedway Track Championship.
The thrill of racing for Mike is the
competition. His most exciting racing moment was his first win.
He's most proud of the help from family and friends.
Mike's racing heroes are Gary Webb and Rob
Of racing, Mike says, "Make sure you know
how much work it is before you get into it!".
Mike's favorite racing website is