Hayden, Alabama’s Augie Grill won the Miller Lite Super Late Model 100 lap race Saturday evening on the Mobile International Speedway way one-half mile track.
Bubba Pollard of Senoia, Georgia was the fast qualifier establishing a new track record at 16.827 seconds as a one lap time.
Earlier in qualifying, Grill established a time of 16.828 to start on the outside front row.
It was Grill who took the lead at the start of the race. He relinquished the lead for a pit stop just past the midway mark. Returning to the track, he charged back to the top spot and the checkered flag.
Jeff Fultz of Moorsville, North Carolina was runner-up in the event trailing by 1.2 seconds to the final flag.
Pole sitter Pollard was third, followed by Casey Smith of Austin, Texas, and Eddie Mercer of Pensacola, Florida.
Time of the race was 54 minutes, there were three caution flags thrown.
The Miller Lite series returns August 8, 2009 for race four of the year and will be the second half of the $25,000 dollar Gulf Coast Championship
The $1000.00 best finish award was split between Grill and Pollard, who also won the fast qualifier bonus from Lynch Tree Service.
Johanna Long, who finished sixth, won the half way leader award.
Friday evening at Five Flags Speedway, Long was the fast qualifier and used her starting position to lead 84 of the 100 laps and win the one hour race.
Pollard was second in the Pensacola race, followed by David Rodgers of Orlando, Grill and Steven Davis of Satsuma.
1112 Augie Grill 267 Jeff Fultz 326Bubba Pollard 499s Casey Smith 51 Eddie Mercer 610L Johanna Long 76HR Hunter Robbins 805JC Jeremy Colangelo 92JB John Bolen 101SM Stephan Mccurley 112 Matt Smith 1288 Roger Reuse 1399 Dale Little 1442 Ryan Paul 1510B Danny Bagwell 161SD Steven Davis 1782w Donnie Wilson 1841CD Chris Davidson
Gulf Coast Championship Standings
(As of June 27, 2009)
1. Bubba Pollard 1016
2. Augie Grill 959
3. Johanna Long 947
4. Casey Smith 757
5. Eddie Mercer 749
6. Hunter Robbins 747
7. John Bolen 651
8. Jeremy Colangelo 641
9. Danny Bagwell 598
10. Matt Smith 528
11. Steven McCurley 497
12. Josh Hamner 489
13. Jeff Fultz 488
14. Ryan Lawler 313
15. Donnie Wilson 304
16. Stanley Smith 282
17. Bryce Walker 259
18. Mitch Cobb 214
19. Tim Martin 186
20. Donald Long 122