As Americans celebrate the end of summer and plan to pay tribute to working men and women this Labor Day Weekend, lawn mower racers will enjoy a different “Labor of Love” in Delaware “MOWhio” as the United States Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) presents the 19th Annual STA-BIL Nationals Lawn Mower Racing Championships.
Race time is 7:00 PM Saturday, Sept. 3 and 2:00 PM Sunday, Sept. 4. Admission is $5.00, free for kids 12 and under.
The weekend will also include the annual Induction Ceremony for the USLMRA National Lawn Mower Racing Hall of Fame & Museum of America, when John Nelson, “Sir Lawns-A-Lot,” and Dr. Art Neavill along with the late Charles Powell, “Mr. Mowjangles” will take their place of honor alongside legends of the lawn including “Turfinator” “Sodzilla” and “Boogie Woogie.”
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Another highlight of the weekend will be the appearance The World’s Fastest Lawn Mower and its owner Bobby Cleveland, Gold Eagle’s Engine AnswerMan. Cleveland set the World Lawn Mower Land Speed Record of 96.529 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats (Sept. 25, 2010).
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