May 3-5, 2013
“All things considered, it was a great day in the office,” Mike said.
In round after round, Mike proved he had the fastest car. But in drag racing, a split-second reaction time to the green light can sometimes make up the difference in speed.
In Saturday’s final round, Mike’s opponent, Shane Gray, had a near-psychic 0.001-second reaction time compared to Mike’s 0.027-second reaction. Mike managed to pass his opponent and win by just two hundredths of a second, or about 7 feet.
“The competition is amazing,” Mike said. “Pro Stock is just a great class. It’s fun to be a part of, but I’ll tell you what: The older I get, my nerves are getting shot. It’s tough.”
The win was the 36th of Mike’s career.