John Mustered, #26, received the Hard Luck award for 2009

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John Mustered was nominated for the Hard Luck award for 2009; along with, Robert Rux car #88.


John had one break down after another, ending the 2009 season with 903 points. Even though he had a rough season, he still managed to make several races through out the season.

Leonard Schmidt, 2009 board president, handing John his Hard Luck trophy at the season end banquet.


John began racing in 2003 with the Hobby Stock class. He joined VMRA in 2005, deciding racing with the Vintage class “It was the biggest bang for the buck.” John races a 1946 Chevy Coupe with a 350 engine. John and his pit crew built his car, Chuck Morrell is his Crew Chief.

John may have won the Hard Luck award for 2009, but he received the biggest trophy of his heart. Laura said yes to John’s proposal of marriage.


Thank you to Johns 2009 sponsors:
Big Mountain Design – 360-339-6900 (
Complete Business Service
Tacoma V Twin
At the Beach Vacation Rentals – 800-303-4297 (
Nu-Tread Tires – 253-572-9063
Leonard Schmidt

A special thank you to the friends and family who supported John through out his 2009 racing season.

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