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71 Mike Morton, Sr.          Updated by Driver: 4/9/2009
Edited by Staff: 3/27/2017

 Driver Information
Nickname: Morty
Hometown: Waterloo,NE
Birthdate: 7/24/60
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Email Address: racin71@cox.net
Marital Status: Single
Children: Mike Morton, Jr.
Employer: CIA
Year Started Racing: 1987
Total Years Racing: 18
Racing Hero: Bud Burdick and Jim Wymann - I always liked watching them when I was a kid

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: 1999 GRT Monte Carlo
Motor: Chevy 355
Owner: Mike Morton
Crew Chief: Brian Mitchell
Crew: Mike Morton, Jr., Sammy (The Slammer) Laughlin, Taylor (Tootsie) Laughlin, Rick Stolley, Laura Jacob.
Sponsors & Support: M.S. Services, Omaha Junior Lancers, Omaha Youth Hockey Assoiation, Butch Simpson Electric.

 Tracks & Series
I-80 Speedway (NE) - Grand National Late Model #71
Bragging Rights Series - Grand National Late Model #71

 Career Summary
My father raced at Sunset Speedway and Playland Park back in the Coupe days. I've always had an interest in racing. I raced a Pro Am for a few years, then stepped up to a Late Model, which I've been racing ever since.
 Racing Goals
Have fun!
 Other Interesting Team Information
Hockey is really this race team's first love. I played hockey on travel teams in Omaha from the time I was six years old until I was 17. Then I went on to play in the U.S.H.L for four years, playing for the Austin Mavericks of the Minessota Junior A Hockey Leauge. Then I ended up playing for the Sioux City Musketeers. From that point I traveled around looking for a place to play in college. I tried to make a career out of it, and along came... Mike Jr.!

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