Team Sahlen gives the emotional gift of Daytona to DJSA president Jim Lambert

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Select photos: Traci Cottle Daytona International Speedway is a special place.  It is a key track that has shaped the scenery of racing in the US for the last 50 years and it all started from a passion for racing.  And for the fans, that passion for Daytona is felt worldwide.  One man in particular has a passion for Daytona and racing in general that carries over to every aspect of his life and that man is DJSA Outlaw Jet …Continue reading

Team Sahlen fully prepared for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

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Team Sahlen enters this year’s 2011 ROLEX 24 Hours at Daytona with a full on assault to march to the front of the GT field.  Not just another simple racing event, this twice around the clock event calls for intense preparations to be ready.  And for Team Sahlen, these preparations started as soon as the 2010 season ended.  Immediately following the season, Team Sahlen tested on 3 different occasions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.  This was then followed by the …Continue reading

Team Sahlen driver Memo Gidley honored at DJSA awards banquet

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It was a fantastic night of reflection at this year’s DJSA jet ski awards banquet which was once again held at Northern California’s premier Go-Kart Racer facility.  One of the standout athletes honored was Memo Gidley, the Sahlen RX8 GT driver in the Grand-Am presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 series.  The Muscle Milk extreme athlete, has always been known as a race anything athlete and now his successes on the water are earning him the reputation as a …Continue reading

Team Sahlen’s New Look Draws Raves at Roar Before the 24

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Team Sahlen unveiled their new paint scheme at the “Roar before the 24” at Daytona International Speedway. Although the new look still retained the lightning bolt theme, the Mazdas were strikingly different from anything seen on a Team Sahlen racer before. And fans, officials and fellow racers reacted in unison: “They Liked It”. Even the Grand American web site featured the new Team Sahlen paint scheme in their post test reviews: http://www.grand-am.com/news/index.cfm?series=r&cid=40884

A Fresh Look for Team Sahlen at the “Roar before the 24”

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The “Roar before the 24” at Daytona International Speedway occurs this week on December 7th, 8th and 9th.  Team Sahlen will be attending the test with their #42 and #43 SpeedSource build Mazda RX-8s.  Fans of Team Sahlen though may have to look extra closely to catch the Sahlen racers.  That is because for 2011, Team Sahlen is unveiling a whole new paint scheme. Will Nonnamaker shares his thoughts on the new look – “We are very excited about our …Continue reading