We already explained what ELBRacing stands for in our introductory post. But, where did it come from? Well, throw in one kid growing up in the 70’s / 80’s with a passion for motorsports, a few bucks, and what do you get? Well, you get a mix of Duke’s of Hazzard and low buck remote control racing!
So what has the ELB crew been up to since the last track day? The race car has been stored near Summit Point Raceway at crew chief Ralph Pagington’s house. Bruce Shelton of Automotive Enterprises (who is a very serious SCCA GTP Pinto racer with 14 championships to his name) modified the Pinto’s racing net to be SCCA legal (in preparation for spring competition school). Bruce also sold the ELB crew a set of used (yes, low budget) Diamond Racing Wheels to mount our wet weather tires on.
Kingstowne Lawn & Landscaping who are generous enough to let us borrow their shop equipment for the mounting & balancing. See previous post to view Kingstowne’s own Krisjan Berzins on track in his BMW race car.
To pass the time and further learn the line on Summit Point main, ELB Pinto Driver Jim Karamanis has signed up and has begun practicing laps on iRacing.com. Anyone who is looking for an Extremely Low Budget way to get into racing, look no further!