Augie Grill Takes Another Win at Mobile
Grill Leads Miller Lite Series, Pollard Still Leads Gulf Coast
From Track PR
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.

Finishing Order

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



Augie Grill in victory lane at Mobile.  (Jim Carson / Late Model Digest Photo)
Bubba Pollard had a good weekend with a second-place finish at Five Flags Speedway and a third-place finish at Mobile. (51 Sports Photo)