For decades Augie Grill had seen the checkered flag from nearly every possible location…except one.
Grill stood in the bed of his dad’s truck as a child. He sat on top of the pit box and called Wayne Anderson to the win in 2001. He even spotted a few races.
Decades after his first trip to the Gulf Coast, Grill captured his first Snowball Derby win as a driver in 2007. He followed his initial triumph with another win in 2008, albeit following the disqualification of the initial winner.
Grill’s two Tom Dawson trophies are some of his most-cherished racing memories, and he […]