Author Archives: Tom Colby
SPEEDWELL WINS 2013 VARA CHAMPIONSHIP!
2013 was another great year for Speedwell in both E Production and also the GTL categories. David Wyckoff captured the GTL honors with his 1275 powered Spridget (actually, my old car from back in 1991!) and Dan Schwartz captured the … Continue reading
Rocker Cover Racing Update!
Rocker Cover Racing Update! SPEEDWELL victorious. We had to wait an entire year for redemption but Speedwell was not only the overall winner, it was also an especially sweet win. Aside from the fact that putting wheels on a rocker … Continue reading
Egg Crate Grill
How cool is this? We’re fabricating an Enzo-esque grill from 5052 alloy.
Valve Cover Racing
I’ll add more in the future, but for those of you who have not heard of Valve Cover Racing – it’s essentially like the old Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby car racing except your racer is based on a valve cover. … Continue reading
Sprite Mk1 Restoraton
For years I’ve wanted to write about what all is involved in doing a complete restoration of a Mk1 Sprite. It is amazing the amount of work involved to bring back what essentially is a very bare bones, simple car. … Continue reading