For the last three years, I've mostly been working on more modern race cars, but back in the day, I worked on several Maserati Tipo 61 "Birdcages". I had my hands in four or five of the lightweight masterpieces and came to know them pretty intimately. I'm back in NorCal for a bit to do … Continue reading Back to the Birdcage
Get to Work Ya Bum!
There has been a notable drop in the rate of new content being posted here at travelingwithtools. That’s because I’ve been back at work for a few weeks, and despite thinking I would be able to do two things at once, I have not. I've landed at the same Northern California shop that I worked … Continue reading Get to Work Ya Bum!
The More Things Change…
So I went and paid a visit to the SKUSA SuperNats at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday afternoon. It was the first day of practice and reports pegged the number of entries at nearly 500. The paddock was huge! I was last involved in 2002, when the event was run in downtown Vegas at … Continue reading The More Things Change…
I bought my first shifterkart in 1997 when I lived in Newport, Rhode Island and I raced with Superkarts! USA in the Northeast division. In 1998, I loaded it into the back of my V-8 Volvo wagon and drove 2,700 miles to Las Vegas to race in the second edition of the SKUSA SuperNationals. Lined … Continue reading SKUSA SuperNationals!