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Chip O’Toole

David Raymon

Steven Ulbrik

Crew
Driver
Engineer

Chip began working on racecars when he was 13, helping his father’s friend with an ITA RX7 in driver’s school. Growing in the region, he made friends and worked on production, IT, and GT racecars. Chip also lent time to the DC region SCCA on occasion as a corner worker or in timing and scoring. Chip participated in the first 6-hour race at Summit Point, West Virginia, and continued to support the team in the 6 and 12 hour races at Summit Point through 2002, often as the Designated Team Representative. He continued to crew on many cars in the Mid Atlantic region of the SCCA even after moving to Florida in 2000.

Chip began working with Dave Raymon in 2002 and has been in his crew since, including Dave’s championship seasons in 2003 (ITA) and 2008 (FP).

Chip has worked as a Mazda Factory Technician, an alignment technician, and as a general Automotive Tech, as well as some paid work for local racing teams. He has been certified by ASE and Hunter Engineering

While in college, Chip participated in the Formula SAE program, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. He was the team Co-Captain, designing the bulk of the suspension system and lending much of his experience and know-how. The car did not fare well in competition, suffering a critical weld failure, but was well respected for many of its design features.

Today, Chip continues to volunteer in the SCCA as a tech inspector or “scrutineer”, has completed SCCA Driver’s school, and is Building a 1985 Toyota MR2 for ITB competition. He has designed a number of parts in use on the TrackSpeed FP Civic, as well as some customer cars, and has become respected in the area for his abilities with the electrical and mechanical systems of racecars. Chip is a Member of SAE, SCCA, and holds a BSME from University of Central Florida.

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Driver
Driving Instructor

After years of racing remote control electrics, Dave graduated to cars in 1994, starting to autocross at the age of 16. He attended his first on-track driver’s ed in 1996, and obtained his SCCA competition license in 1998. He won his first race that same year, driving a Honda CRX in ITA. Dave continued racing in ITA on a limited schedule through 2002. In 2003, Dave entered 15 races, winning 10 and the SARRC ITA championship. Following his Championship season, Dave entered the 2003 ARRC at Road Atlanta, and qualified well, but was unable to finish.

Dave decided to take the need to rebuild as an opportunity to move into F-Production. A 1990 Civic shell was sourced and, in 2004, work began to build an FP Civic Si from the ground up. During the build, Dave shared rides with friends to maintain his edge. In 2005, He purchased a 1999 Civic Si ITS car that was near completion, and finished building the car to competition spec. Dave ran the ITS car with some success through 2007, when it was destroyed in an on-track incident. Focus returned to the FP civic, which debuted in November 2007 at a track day for a shakedown, and entered national competition in January 2008 at Sebring, finishing 3rd in class. Following a second national in Kershaw, SC, where Dave placed 2nd in class, the decision was made to shift to regional races, winning 6 of 7 regional races entered and 2008 SARRC Championship in F-Production. Dave intends to return to National competition in 2009.

Crew / Driver
Engineer
Fabricator

By the age of 18, Steve already had six years of racing competition under his belt. From 1995 to 2001 he Raced ATVs in AMA motocross and cross-country, usually in 250 “A”. He raced at the national level against factory supported teams and, barring mechanical failure, he made every final. Steve raced in the “East vs. West” National race, and for the south east division in “quad wars” in support of Monster Jam. He performed all of his own mechanical work and modifications, and was sponsored by the likes of Fox Racing, Custom Curbs Inc., and Space Coast Cycles. Steve returned to racing ATVs in the ATVA XC and hare scrambles in 2005, riding a 450cc Yamaha. He has divisional and class wins in both AMA and ATVA.

Steve also ran in the NHRA in 1999-2000 co-driving in S/S, S/C, S/G, and Sportsman, where he continued his winning ways. Currently, he is Building on a Mazda B-Series pickup which is NHRA and street legal.

While in college, Steve participated in the Formula SAE program, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. He was an integral part of a small team, lending much of his experience and know-how. The car did not fare well in competition, suffering a critical weld failure, but was well respected for many of its design features.

Steve builds various engines for many applications, and is respected for his designs in hi-lift suspensions used in Tri-Truck and Mega-Truck challenge. He is a member of SAE, ASME, and SCCA, and holds a BSME from University of Central Florida.