Hixson's Praytor Files Entry For 95 KSJ 95

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Thomas “Moose” Praytor
Thomas “Moose” Praytor

Thomas “Moose” Praytor will join a stout field of Midwest Cooling Towers Late Models this weekend at Mobile International Speedway for the 95 KSJ 95on Saturday night.

Currently eighth in the ARCA Series Championship standings and coming off a solid ARCA Mobile 200 Praytor has the weekend off from ARCA competition and is looking forward to Late Model racing at his home track.

“I got my first Late Model start in the inaugural 95 KSJ 95, I’ll never forget it. I started right behind Ronnie Sanders, the man is a racing legend. All my Dad told me before the race was follow him,” said Praytor. “I’m not really sure how good a car we’re going to have. It’s been a while since we ran any of our late model gear. We our piecing together 2 cars to make 1 but I love racing at Mobile, the fans are incredible.”

Racing starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and adults who bring their ARCA Mobile 200 ticket will get $5 off their grandstand admission. 


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