MyRacePass
Northwest Focus Midgets Come Off Of Mult...
WSS Makes Sunset Debut This Saturday Jul...
Sunset Speedway Park To Host Saturday Ju...
Kenny Miller Conquers Dancin Bare Toples...
SSP Gears Up For Saturday July 16th Danc...
Northwest Focus Midgets Come Off Of Mult...

Northwest Focus Midgets Come Off Of Mult...

7/21/2016 -
Northwest Focus Midgets Come Off Of Two Week Break; Heads To Sunset Speedway Park On Saturday, July 23rd By Ben Deatherage Banks, Oregon- For the second time in 2016, the Northwest Focus Mid
WSS Makes Sunset Debut This Saturday Jul...

WSS Makes Sunset Debut This Saturday Jul...

7/21/2016 -
WSS Makes Sunset Debut This Saturday July 23rd By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Kenny’s Photography) Banks, Oregon- Although Non-Winged Sprint Car racing has a rich history at Sunset Spe
Sunset Speedway Park To Host Saturday Ju...

Sunset Speedway Park To Host Saturday Ju...

7/19/2016 -
Sunset Speedway Park To Host Saturday July 23rd 98.7 The Bull Open Wheel Frenzy Presented By J.A.G. Racing, Premier Community Bank, And Habitat For Humanity By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy
Kenny Miller Conquers Dancin Bare Toples...

Kenny Miller Conquers Dancin Bare Toples...

7/18/2016 -
Kenny Miller Conquers Dancin Bare Topless 100 At Sunset; Tow Jr., LaBarge, T. Owen, K. Batalgia Also Earn Wins By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Nikki Gamell) Banks, Oregon- Sunset Speedw
SSP Gears Up For Saturday July 16th Danc...

SSP Gears Up For Saturday July 16th Danc...

7/11/2016 -
SSP Gears Up For Saturday July 16th Dancin Bare Topless 100 By Ben Deatherage (Photo Courtesy of Ken O'Neil) Banks, Oregon- After losing last week’s race to mother nature Sunset Speedway Par
  • 12765 NW Main Street
  • Banks, OR 97106
  • 360-699-RACE

Driver Profile

Getting Up To Speed With…Mike Mastrangelo

3/19/2014
Getting Up To Speed With…Mike Mastrangelo

Getting Up To Speed With…Mike Mastrangelo
By Ben Deatherage
(Photo Courtesy of Ken O’Neil)
Mike Mastrangelo has been a regular fixture on the track at Sunset Speedway Park for nearly twenty years. Last season Mastrangelo won three main events and captured his second career SSP 4-Bee championship. It was also his second title in three seasons.

This year Mike Mastrangelo plans on running an outlaw schedule racing in the 4-Bee’s on some nights while other events competing in the Pure Stock division. When he’s not racing he’ll still be out at the track lending a helping hand in the pit area and working on cars. We got the chance to chat with Mike about his racing career and some of his favorite racing memories. Now let’s get up to speed with Mike Mastrangelo.

Driver: Mike Mastrangelo
Home Track: Sunset Speedway Park
Hometown: Banks, Oregon
Occupation: Machine Operator at Leupold & Stevens Inc.
Age: 34
Years Racing: 18

Classification: Pure Stocks/4-Bee
Team: Mastrangelo Racing
Car: 00
Chassis: 1976 Chevy Monte Carlo/1992 Toyota Celica
Special Thanks: Economy Auto, Ramlight Truck Salvage

BD: 2013 went rather well for you in the 4-Bee class. You seemed to really have things figured out.
MM: Yeah, I had a lot of good luck. I didn’t have any real problems with the car so that really helped out. It’s a really competitive class and I finished every race and leading the points at the end of the year was pretty cool.

BD: How did you get your start in racing?
MM: Well I had been going to races at Banks since 1987 as a fan when I was a kid. My dad Rodney ran in the early 1990’s and I started racing in one of his old cars once he stopped. I’ve been racing ever since.

BD: What are your plans for 2014?
MM: Really to kind of take it easy this year. I plan on still racing but I also plan to help out other people and run a few different classes. I’d like to get something together for the Jim’s 100 I’ve never qualified for that race.

BD: Is there a story with you racing the #00?
MM: Not really. The first couple years I raced I ran my dad’s number which was #95. After that I decide to change it up and always thought that #00 always looked really cool so that’s what it has been for a while now.

BD: Do you have a favorite moment in your career?
MM: Winning my first championship in 2011 was probably the biggest. I’d come so close so many years but never won one I finished second in the Bomber (now Pure Stocks) class in 2000 after a really good year. Most seasons I’d have a good start but would have a poor ending or vice versa. 2011 was the first time I had good luck all season. That and all the close to the wire finishes in the 4-Bees are memorable.

Sunset Speedway Park enters the 2014 season with an action packed schedule that you do not want to miss out on. The first event of the season is a test and tune play day scheduled to take place on Saturday April 5th while the first race of the year will be held on the 19th. To get the latest information and read the most recent stories regarding SSP log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com.

Latest Results

<<>>
Sunset Speedway Park7/16/2016Budweiser IMCA Modifieds
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/16/2016Pure Stocks
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/16/2016NW Dwarfs
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/3/2016360 Sprints
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/3/2016IMCA Sport Mods
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/3/2016NW Dwarfs
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/2/2016IMCA Sport Mods
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/2/2016Bridgeport Logistics Street Stocks
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park7/2/2016NW Dwarfs
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/25/2016NW Extreme Late Models
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/25/2016Super Late Models
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/25/2016Budweiser IMCA Modifieds
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/18/2016IMCA Sport Mods
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/18/2016Bridgeport Logistics Street Stocks
Full Results
Sunset Speedway Park6/18/2016Pure Stocks
Full Results

Season Points

<<>>
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 6/25/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/16/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/3/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/2/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/16/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/16/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/16/2016
Full Points
2016 Tentative Scheduleas of 7/2/2016
Full Points
Forgot Password?