The 2018 season started a few weeks back at Thompson Motorsports Park. The NEMA Lite cars were scheduled to be apart of the Saturday 2018 Icebreaker event. The guys loaded up and headed out early Saturday morning to get to the track in time for some early practice. It was a cold misty/flurry morning, but the team unloaded and got ready for some big track practice. Unfortunately, only one lap into practice Richie pulled off with motor issues. After some diagnostics in the pits, the team found that the brand new motor had blew up after just one lap of practice.
Not the beginning the team was looking for. We have brought our motor to another motor builder and we are awaiting its return. We are hoping to get it back before our next event at Waterford Speedbowl on May 5th.