Michael Pope drives the #18 Semi Pro
Legends Class car. He lives in Dublin, GA. His home track is
Cordele Motor Speedway but he can also be found racing at Lanier National
Speedway, Anderson Motor Speedway, Hardeeville Motor Speedway and Senoia
He started racing in 1998 in the Go-Kart
Class at Center Raceway in Lyons, GA because the family has always been
involved in racing of some kind. His first win was that same year at
McRae, GA. Career highlights include 4th place finish in
Thanksgiving Thunder National Race in Carnesville, GA in 2000 and he's
currently tied for Young Lions State Championship for GA.
The thrill of racing for Michael is
getting to drive fast! His most exciting racing moment was getting
his Legend car and placing 2nd at Hardeeville Motor Speedway. He's
most proud of being together with his family and meeting so many new
Richard Petty is Michael's racing hero.
Of racing, Michael says, "It's so much