25th Anniversary MOWER Madness

25th Anniversary MOWER Madness By Angeline Robinson I first heard this idea was coming together when we were all down in Avon Park, Florida in March of this year. Mr. Harold McDonald and his son Monte had their mower hoods in the works for a very special USLMRA 25th...
Queen Acknowledges Jim Gavin’s Retirement

Queen Acknowledges Jim Gavin’s Retirement

How did lawn mower racing start? Originally posted by the BLMRA here Lawn mower racing was started back in 1973 by an Irishman called Jim Gavin, who, with a bunch of mates had gone down to The Cricketers Arms in Wisborough Green, West Sussex for a few pints one...
The British Are Coming… To Bowles Farm

The British Are Coming… To Bowles Farm

For a quarter of a century, people have been souping up their lawnmowers (yes, lawnmowers) to race for bragging rights. This month, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) and its sponsor, STA-BIL brand Fuel Stabilizer, will celebrate the 25th birthday of...
Subculture Video:  Lawn Mower Racing, By Nick Spinner

Subculture Video: Lawn Mower Racing, By Nick Spinner

Nick Spinner is a graduate student at VCU Brandcenter (in Richmond, VA) studying Advertising Strategy, where he is learning how to understand consumers and cultures so that advertising can better reflect those people and cultures. Nick will graduate in May 2017 with a...