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Mason Mingus Set to Run Governor’s Cup with Wauters Motorsports at New Smyrna Speedway

IMG_5586Mason Mingus will pilot the No. 5m Call 811 Before You Dig, Wauters Motorsports Toyota Camry in the Governor’s Cup 200 Super Late Model race Sunday, November 12th.

Mingus will make will make his first start on the historic ½-mile New Smyrna Beach, FL track. The Governor’s Cup 200 is the second most prestigious SLM race in Florida behind only the Snowball Derby and draws elite SLM drivers from all over the country.

Mason Mingus: “I’m really looking forward to racing at New Smyrna speedway.  I have always wanted to race there and just haven’t ever made the trip down yet.  I think it’s the type of race track that fits my driving style.  Richie (Wauters) always runs well there so I think we will get up to speed quickly and hopefully have a shot to win on Sunday.”

The Governor’s Cup 200 SLM race is slated to begin Sunday at 1:00pm.

Mechanical Issues Hamper Top Finish for Mingus and Wauters in Winchester

Mooresville, NC (October 9, 2017)-Mason Mingus posted a 14th place finish in the Winchester 400 piloting the No. 5 Call 811 Before You Dig Wauters Motorsports Toyota Camry Sunday afternoon at Winchester Speedway.

Mingus started in the 22nd place position on the starting grid for the 46th annual event on the half-mile Indiana racetrack.

The TN driver quickly advanced to the 11th position and was headed for a top-10 finish in the 400-lap event when a mechanical issue hampered the day, relegating the team to a 14th place finish.

Mason Mingus: “We didn’t have the best weekend but I think we were able to learn a lot that will help us moving forward to Pensacola. I have to thank the guys at Wauters Motorsports for the opportunity. We had to overcome a lot of adversity this weekend, but you can’t control parts failures. We will build on this one and hopefully have a good Call 811 before you dig Toyota at the Snowball (Derby).

Mingus will return to the Wauters Motorsports team for the Snowball Derby at 5 Flags Speedway in December.

Mason Mingus & Wauters Motorsports Team Up with Call 811 Before You Dig for the Winchester 400

Mooresville, NC (October 5, 2017)-Mason Mingus returns to the No. 5M Call 811 Before You Dig, Wauters Motorsports Toyota Camry Super Late Model (SLM) for the 46th Annual Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway.

IMG_5586Mingus piloted the Wauters Motorsports entry last weekend in the All American 400 posting a fifth place finish after leading several laps.This will be Mingus’s fifth start in the annual ARCA, CRA Powered by JEGS Super Series event on the fast, half-mile race track.  The team and driver are hoping to bring home win and the prized Winchester Rifle.

Mason Mingus: “The Winchester 400 is my all time favorite race every year. I have had some really good cars there in the past, just not the best of luck. I am excited to be back in Richie’s (Wauters Motorsports) car for this race.   Their equipment has always run really well at Winchester Speedway. I think we learned a lot working together last weekend in Nashville and I hope to build on that and hopefully contend for the win.”

The 46th Annual Winchester 400 at Winchester Speedway is slated to begin Sunday, October 8th at 2pm.

Be sure to follow Wauters Motorsports and Mason Mingus on Twitter: @WautersMotors5, @Mason_Mingus and Facebook.


Mason Mingus Returns to Racing Roots with Wauters Motorsports in Super Late Model Spectaculars

Mingus to run the All American 400, the Winchester 400 and the Snowball Derby

MOORESVILLE, NC (September 27, 2017)- Mason Mingus will pilot the No. 5 Call 811 Before You Dig, Wauters Motorsports Toyota Camry  Super Late Model (SLM) in the All American 400 (Fairground Speedway Nashville), the Winchester 400 (Winchester Speedway) and the Snowball Derby (5 Flags Speedway).

Mingus has two previous starts in the All American 400, four starts in the Winchester 400 with a best finish of third place in 2013 and two starts in the Snowball Derby.

The Brentwood, TN native spent three years in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) posting one top-five and four top-10 finishes.  Mingus also has four starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

Mason Mingus:  “I’m looking forward to racing with Richie (Wauters).  His equipment is top-notch whether it is in the Camping World Truck Series or the Super Late Model Series.  We’ve known each other from the truck series and I have been looking at partnering with someone on some super late model races and he was the first one I called.  Hopefully, we can bring home this Call 811 Before You Dig, Wauters team to a victory in at least one of these historic Super Late Model races.”

Richie Wauters:  “We are excited to have Mason (Mingus) driving for us in these upcoming races.  He has a lot of experience at these tracks so I’m hoping for some top finishes in these prestigious events.”

The 33rd Annual All American 400 is slated for October 1st, the 46th Annual Winchester 400 October 8th and the 50th Annual Snowball Derby November 30th.

Be sure to follow Wauters Motorsports and Mason Mingus on Twitter: @WautersMotors5, @Mason_Mingus and Facebook.