1923 Ford Roadster

December 8th, 2014
1923 Ford Roadster owned by Jim Nix.

1923 Ford Roadster owned by Jim Nix.

23 ford roadster drivers side rear 23 ford roadster passenger side viewStopped to help a stranded Jim Nix of Saratoga get his perennial Monterey Rolex entrant 1923 Ford Roadster going again. Very cool ride, Jim!

Hope to see you at an upcoming Car Guys of Los Gatos event.

Next one scheduled is Saturday December 20th in the parking lot of Aldo’s Ristorante in Los Gatos. Club members vintage classics will be lined up starting at 10:00 with lunch to follow at 12.

Display your car and have lunch – all for only $25!

RSVP to mike@racersdrive.com

“The Widowmaker” – Take a trip down My Own Personal Cobra Memory Lane

December 7th, 2014

1965 Mark III Superformance Chassis # 2022

418 Windsor Stoker from Performance Engineering in Ohio putting out 562 Brake HorsePower and 530 pounds of Torque

2400 pounds, 90 inch wheelbase

I named it The Widowmaker?

I was going to kill myself in that car.

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Alan Kulwicki Driver Development Support Program Announced

December 7th, 2014

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Alan Kulwicki

Alan Kulwicki

 

1/64 Scale Shelby Cobra – Spectacular

December 7th, 2014

Check out the workmanship on this 1/64 scale model of a Shelby Cobra built by my brother in law, Dr. Albert Mastraccio.  Unbelievable attention to detail.

Shelby Cobra Model produced by Dr. Albert Mastraccio

Shelby Cobra Model produced by Dr. Albert Mastraccio

cobra model side view

Historic Caterpillar NASCAR Stock Car Comes Back to Life . . And Competition

December 5th, 2014

The 1988 Caterpillar Historic NASCAR stock car is coming back to life as work continues under the guidance of John Krebs and the crew at Jack Sellers Racing.10846027_10204505348367297_3759056477059270118_n 10478537_845998842089953_8122564241265964321_n

1988 NASCAR Caterpillar Pontiac

1988 NASCAR Caterpillar Pontiac

The 90′s – A Decade of Change in Racing

December 4th, 2014
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Rusty Wallace Proved that Stock Cars Can Fly.

http://americanmuscledrivingexperience.com/1990s-decade-change/

SOLD – 1969 Lotus Europa For Sale – Perfect Restoration Project.

November 27th, 2014

1969 Lotus Europa for sale – A car for an enthusiast with the soul and passion of an explorer!

We’ve just discovered & purchased an original 69 Lotus Europa which, on inspection, looks to be an excellent restoration candidate.

It has a straight fiberglass body, solid frame & chassis, a 4 cylinder Renault engine which turns over, and fired right up when last moved as well as trim/glass in place and in good condition. Car may be picked up in the Central Valley. Clean California Title.

Needs a good pressure washing/cleaning, ignition switch and hood/bonnet locks, a dash (wood is there but in pieces – all original Smith Gauge intact), paint, and a lot of elbow grease!

Additional Engine, Fresh window/glass moulding, carpeting & some spare parts included.

$3500 or BO.  Contact Mike@racersdrive.com for details.

1969 Lotus Europa

1969 Lotus Europa

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Affordable NASCAR Seats Available from Racers Drive in the K&N West Series

November 22nd, 2014
Perennial front runner and 6th place in the Championship winner Thomas Martin takes the stage at Sonoma.

Perennial front runner and 6th place in the Championship winner Thomas Martin takes the stage at Sonoma.

Racers Drive announces that they are now interviewing funded drivers for the 2015 NASCAR K&N West Series.

In 2014 Racers Drive supported stock cars finished 6th, 9th & 11th in the West Series and the outlook for 2015 for anyone associated with our value-addd team is extremely promising.

We specialize in driver development for racers with the right attitude, talent and desire to win who need affordable and competitive seat time.

Justin Funkhouser's #11 Jack Sellers Racing stock car is a fire breather.

Justin Funkhouser’s #11 Jack Sellers Racing stock car is a fire breather.

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Jake Koens & Tom Wicks watch over Mike Shawhans JSR stock car.

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Jack Sellers & Charlie Silva

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JSR lineup for Iowa

 

Jack Sellers Racing

Jack Sellers Racing

Mike Shawhan & his NASCAR crew chief, Jake Koens.

Mike Shawhan & his NASCAR crew chief, Jake Koens.

Mike Millard & Cameron Millard

Mike & Cameron Millard

JSR Car chief Jake Koens

JSR Crew Chief Jake Koens

John, Thomas, Mike, Bill & Randy

Team Manager John Krebs holds court during a Roseville Test Day

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Jack Sellers #15 JSR stock car

#11 passenger side

Mike Shawhans #11 JSR stock car.

 

Contact Mike Cesario @ Mike@racersdrive.com or call him at 408-220-3167 to discuss packages, services and pricing.

NASCAR’S Most Popular Regional Series Drivers Announced.

November 22nd, 2014

http://www.motorsport.com/nascar/news/who-are-the-most-popular-drivers-in-the-nascar-regional-touring-series/

K&N East Champion Ben Rhodes

K&N East Champion Ben Rhodes

 

 

Brandan McReynolds

Brandan McReynolds

Ben Rhodes wins back East with Brandan McReynolds winning in the West.

Dick Trickle’s #75 Carolina Pottery NASCAR Ford Stock Car For Sale!

November 21st, 2014

Steve Becks/Dick Trickle Carolina Pottery NASCAR Stock Car on Track. steve beck #75 - 2 Steve Beck #75 - 3 - Coronado

Steve Becks #75 Dick Trickle Ford on track at Coronado.

Steve Becks #75 Dick Trickle Ford on track at Coronado.

Here’s a few pictures of Steve Becks #75 Carolina Pottery Ford originally driven by Dick Trickle.

This very well maintained authentic NASCAR Stock Car is stored on the West Coast and available to purchase. It carries a current SCRS log book, has a strong engine and handling package and consistently runs up front at events such as the Coronado Speed Festival.

Anyone interested in hearing more details and in purchasing this “ready to race” stock car” contact Mike@racersdrive.com.