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TOP SPEED ½ MILE RACING IN BEEVILLE, TEXAS!Planning is underway for competitive, SIDE-BY-SIDE and SINGLE vehicle Top Speed Racing at the new U.S. ½ Mile featuring vehicle classes with which you are familiar and new ones as well.The team of The Texas Mile that brought Top Speed 1-Mile Competitions to The Lone Star State will bring ½ Mile Racing to the improved runway in Beeville, Texas. It will be ran with the same “heart & soul” and participant/fan focused values that this team has established over the past 19-years in Texas. This is an event you will not want to miss!2 MORE TOP SPEED EVENTS IN TEXAS IN 2022Texas race fans will enjoy having two more top Speed events in 2022 on the updated, smooth runway at Chase Field in Beeville, TX with even more plans to upgrade the already improved runway!!2022 Remaining Events:The U.S. Half Mile: TBDThe Texas Mile: October 28-30, 2022Stay tuned for more information on the upcoming events!________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Texas Mile Fans,
March 25-27, 2022 Texas Mile Highlights: Our amazing Texas Mile participants delivered incredible top speed achievements competing on the improved, original Chase Field runway – called Chase 3.0.
Thank you to our incredible participants and sponsors. Check out the list of amazing machinery that competed and all those that support The Texas Mile! Some noteworthy event highlights are captured below. Let us know some of your favorite achievements and send us photos and videos to share.
FASTEST AUTOMOBILE OF THE March 2022 Texas Mile
Congratulations to Pierce Marshall and builder Andy Mages of ADM Performance, on achieving the top speed of the TX Mile weekend AND their personal best speed of 242.7MPH in a 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition. There were only 252 of this edition built and the car has an LME 400ci twin turbo with 88MM turbos. Pierce and Andy will be back and hope to go over 250MPH.
FASTEST MOTORCYCLE OF THE March 2022 Texas Mile
This honor goes to Josh Barton on his 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa at 223.1MPH. Special shout out to Shane Stubbs at STPI for his contribution to the bike build.
-The famous 300MPH Ford GT made a long-awaited appearance at the event with owner Mark Heidaker, team M2K Motorsports, and driver Sean Kennedy. This car is always a crowd pleaser, it’s beautiful to look at, it’s incredibly fast, and when it’s at the start line you can feel the roar of the engine in your bones! It was the first outing for the car in quite some time, so the team’s only goal was to test the car on the new runway. Sean achieved an impressive 205MPH in the 1/2 mile which was the fastest 1/2-mile speed of the weekend.
-Lee Novikoff in his 1967 Mustang Fastback — a true VIN numbered Eleanor is a fan favorite on TheTexasMile Facebook with over 231K fans watching the video post.
-Eddie Presnull continues to push the envelope and beat his own previous speed record with an impressive top speed of 238MPH in his Ford Mustang GT500, making him the 2nd fastest vehicle of the weekend.
-Hunter Holt achieved a top speed of 232.6MPH in his Mustang Shelby GT500 making him the 3rd fastest vehicle of the weekend.
-Dr. Ernie Soto achieved a top speed of 193.7MPH in his beautiful orange 2021 McLaren 765LT.
-Sam Uthman took the top spot (again) as the fastest SUV of the weekend with a top speed of 186.7MPH in his 2019 Jeep TrackHawk
-Jesse Langston went 192.5MPH in his 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG S 63 which is THE Mercedes record so far! Congratulations!
MOST UNIQUE VEHICLE
Rick MacHale achieved an impressive 86MPH in his 1929 Ford Model A.
MOST RUNS OF THE March 2022 Texas Mile
Charles Herber takes the top spot for the most track time of the weekend completing a total of 20 runs in his Shelby GT350 Fastback, his top speed was 167.8MPH.
As always cool things happened and if you weren’t there in person, you really missed out, but that’s okay cause there is always October 2022 and the soon to be announced U.S. ½ MILE.
We hear rumors that the competition is heating up for the overall Beeville Chase 3.0 track record. We are wondering…. Whose top speed will be on our logo in 2023? Could it be you?
Follow us on our social media pages for updates on future events. If you feel like you have a noteworthy story or achievement, please reach out so we can feature you! We want to know your story and what you hope to achieve at The Texas Mile and U.S ½ MILE.
-The Texas Mile Staff