Shreveport Mitchell Stott Story

Radiac Abrasives Completes First Full Season In Pro Modified, Reaches Quarter- Finals SHREVEPORT, LA. -- The debacles of the first races were quickly forgotten when Mitchell Stott rolled into quarter-finals of the World Finals. The veteran Pro...

Radiac Abrasives Completes First Full Season In Pro Modified, Reaches Quarter- Finals

SHREVEPORT, LA. -- The debacles of the first races were quickly forgotten when Mitchell Stott rolled into quarter-finals of the World Finals. The veteran Pro Modified driver wheeled the Radiac Abrasives, 1992 Lumina to its best showing, a diametric opposite of the debut. He was nothing but all smiles by the end of the season.

"Now we can smile," explained Stott. "During those first races, we tried so hard to gain a grip on what we were doing. It seemed as if the harder we tried, the worse we did. It was always the little things that hit us. I knew we would get better as things went along. I am so glad I was right. We're looking forward to a big 1999 season with Radiac."

Stott pushed his nitrous-injected Chevy to a personal best in making the quickest-ever Pro Modified field. He dumped the clutch during the second session and roared to a 6.498/217.46 that was god enough to secure the 13th spot. He was unofficially paired opposite Ed Hoover in the first round, but when Gary Shearer failed to return, he matched up against Wally Stroupe.

Stott eliminated Stroupe in the first round, but could not stop Tommy Mauney in the quarter-finals. He appeared to be loose throughout the duration of the match and could only muster a 6.757/214.83. Mauney won with a 6.557/214.45.

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