NASCAR BGN: McLaughlin Heads to Milwaukee Mile with a Smile
2 July 1998Goulds Pumps Chevrolet driver Mike McLaughlin heads into this weekends Busch Grand National race in Milwaukee with a smile on his face. Following last weekend's 2nd place finish in Watkins Glen, "Magic Shoes" is only 20 points out of the Busch Grand National Points lead and has regained the momentum lost in Richmond and Pikes Peak.
"It was nice to get through a race without running into something crazy like we did the two previous races," McLaughlin said. "Our team kept their heads ups and we rebounded well at our home track, Watkins Glen. Hopefully we can continue the upswing and run well this weekend in Milwaukee."
McLAUGHLIN IS 4th ON ALL TIME MONEY LIST
Mike McLaughlin now stands in 4th position on the all-time money won list in the Busch Grand National Series. McLaughlin has earned slightly over 1.75 million dollars in his years of competition on the series. McLaughlin stands less than $60,000 behind 3rd place Mark Martin.
McLAUGHLIN AND TEAM 34 RACING ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB Racing Fans can now keep up with Mike McLaughlin at two different sites on the World Wide Web. Driver information and team news are posted on the sites.
www.Team34Racing.com = Information on all three Team 34 Racing teams
www.flare.net/McLaughlin = The official site of the Mike McLaughlin fan club
McLAUGHLIN SIGNS HIS NAME AWAY IN WATKINS GLEN
In a week that saw McLaughlin make 7 different personal appearances around the Watkins Glen area, one shouldn't be surprised if "Magic Shoes" has writer's cramp. McLaughlin signed his name an estimated 4,500 times in the period of 7 days.