Mike Messer drives the #68 Super
Stock-Limited Sportsman Class car. He lives in Clover, SC. His home track
is Carolina Speedway, but he can also be found racing at I-77, Chester,
Cherokee, and Thunder Valley.
Crew members and others who have helped
include, Paul Hudnall, Ron Harris, Jim Deckett, Darrin Dawkins, Kris
Sullivan and Billy Thompson.
He began racing in 1986 in Street Stock
Class at Carolina Speedway, Cherokee and Thunder and Lightening because of
his love for racing, autos and motorcycles. His first win was in 1986 in
Street Stock 8 Class at Carolina Speedway, Gastonia, NS.
Career highlights include, Multiple Track
Points Championships, Cherokee Limited Sportsman, Carolina, Thunder and
Lightening, Street Stock, Super Stock, East Lincoln Thunder and
lightening, Lincoln County Speedway Thunder and Lightening.
The thrill of racing for him is winning.
His most exciting racing moment was winning two races in one day at two
different Tracks. Carolina Speedway Budweiser 100 and Tri County Speedway,
Hudson NC. (200 Lapper) He is most proud of finding Jesus.
Mike's racing hero is Charlie Blanton form
Of racing, Mike says, :Other than Jesus
Christ, it is the best kind of (high), winning".