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Mickel Motorsport

TEAM NAME

Mickel Motorsport

Driver Name

Joh Mickel

 VEHICLE

Legends Car

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS

1934 Ford, 1250 Yamaha Engine

SERIES ENTERED

UK National Legends Championship

SERIES DATES

25th/26th March                                                Brands Hatch

22nd /23rd April                                                 Angelsey

13th/14th May                                                   Cadwell Park

1st /2nd July                                                      Croft

23rd /24th July                                                  Donington

9th/10th September                                           Snetterton

30th Sep /1st October                                        Rockingham

4th/5th November                                              Brands Hatch

 2016 RESULTS

1st UK National Legends Championship

2nd World Legends Series

4th Masters World Finals

TEAM BIOGRAPHY

John Mickel was born with oval racing in his blood. His father competed in local stock car events then introduced a young John to Mini Stocks, running on quarter mile ovals, at the tender age of 10.

His love for speed became more pronounced as he started to take podium positions in everything he raced, becoming a multi junior champion before the age of 12 on the short ovals.

Before the age of 19, John had already become a World and European Champion, again on short ovals with Superstox, an open wheeled racer similar to American Outlaws.

In 2001, a 1.5 mile oval was built at Rockingham UK, and in Lausitz Germany a 2 mile oval, to bring the speed and thrill of the NASCAR vision of motorsport to Europe. By the end of 2001, John was UK and World Legends Champion (road course) and European SCSA Champion (large ovals - equivalent ASA) with his sights set on his personal ambition to race NASCAR.

Achievements

    2016    Director and driver of a three car team

     1st UK National Legends Championship

               2nd World Legends Series

      4th Masters World Finals

 

    2015    Director and driver of a three car team

      1st UK National Legends Championship

               1st World Legends Series

      1st World Finals

 

    2013    Director and driver of a three car team.

      2nd UK National Legends Championship.

 

    2012    Director and driver of a four car team.

      3rd UK Legends Championship.

      4th World Finals

 

    2011    Director and driver of a four car team.

      Finished top five in the UK Legends Championship.

 

    2010    Start-up Mickel Motorsport Limited – John Mickel Director and driver running a three car team in the UK CPC Legends Championship.

      Finished top five.

               Winner of the inaugural Free State 500 in South Africa.

 

    2009   Running a Pickup Truck race team in UK with various drivers.

     

           Sky Sports analyst/presenter

 

 

2008   Raced NASCAR Truck at Charlotte - Finished 26th

           

  Sky Sports analyst/presenter

 

 2007   Establishing and setting up a race team in UK

      Tested at Daytona in February

 

 2006   Raced NASCAR Truck at:

            Homestead      Finished 29th

            Phoenix           Finished 25th

   Texas             Finished 25th

   Atlanta           Finished 20th

   Martinsville     Finished 31st

 

   2005      SCSA Full Season – 12 Rounds.     Rockingham 1.5mile oval

 Wins                3

 Podiums           8

 Qualifying         9 times in the top 5  

Raced NASCAR Craftsman Truck at:

Atlanta Motorspeedway – Qualified 26th on speed.

Texas Motorway Speedway – Finished 29th.

           

   2004       SCSA full season, Four podiums, 1 Fastest Lap, finished 6th in championship.

    Two ASA races at Charlotte & Atlanta (October) using our own SCSA car   (shipped from the UK).

    Finishing 24th & 16th respectively.

 

   2003       SCSA full season, Two top 5’s, 12th in Championship.

 

   2002       SCSA limited schedule on 1.5 mile & 2 mile tracks.

             5 podiums, finished 12th in Championship

 

 

   2001   SCSA European Champion,

   World and European Legends Cars Champion,

   World Series Legends Cars Champion.

 

   2000       British Legends Cars Championship, finishing 4th in Championship.

   World Legends Championship at Sears Point CA, finished 5th in PRO Division.

 

 

1999    British Legends Championship - 2nd

            British Eurocar V6 Championship on 1 mile ovals, finished - 2nd

            World Legends Championship qualifying round -1st

            World Cup - Holland (Only Oval  meeting contested since 1997) - 2nd

 

 

1998   European Legends Cars Championship - 4th      

          World Legends Championship at Sears Point CA, finished - 3rd      

 

Raced BRISCA Formula2 Open Wheel Stock Cars

 

1997   Euromaster (Holland); National Points; Golden Helmet - 2nd

 Irish Open; English Championships; - 3rd

    National Points Championship - 4th

 Arena Essex & Ringwood Track Championships - 1st

 

1996   Euromaster (Holland); National Points; Golden Helmet - 2nd

     Irish Open Championship - 3rd

     World Championship - 4th

           Swaffham Track Championship - 1st

 

1995   Golden Helmet - 1st

           National Points Championship - 2nd

           Irish Open Championship - 3rd

           World; British Championships  - 4th

           Skegness, Swaffham & Birmingham Track Championship - 1st

 

1994   World Championship; National Points Championship - 2nd

           Scottish Championship - 4th

           Swaffham & Buxton Track Championships - 1st

 

1993   World Championship; National Points Championship - 3rd

           Swaffham & Buxton Track Championship - 1st

 

 

Raced Superstox:

 

 

1992   European; Anglia TV Super Cup; National Points Championship - 1st

           Irish; World Championship; World Cup - 2nd

 

1991   World Cup; Irish; East Anglian; National Points Championship - 1st

           European Championship - 2nd

           World; English Championship - 3rd

 

1990    World; European Championship; Anglia TV Super Cup - 1st

           English; National Points Championship - 2nd

           Scottish: British Championship - 3rd

 

1989    East Anglian Championship - 1st

           European Championship - 2nd

           World Championship - 3rd

 

1988    World Superstox Championship - 5th

 

1987    Southern Superstox Championship - 1st

 

Other Major Superstox Awards:

Neil Bee Trophy: Jack Gray Trophy;

Trophy Land Super Cup; Foxhall 50; Aldershot Classic; Wisbech Trophy.

 

Ministox

 

1986    East Anglian Championship - 1st

           British; European Championship - 3rd

 

1985    Southern Championship - 1st

            European Championship - 2nd

            East Anglian Championship - 3rd

            British Championship - 4th

 

1984    East Anglian Championship - 1st

            European Championship - 2nd

            British Championship - 3rd

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