Virginia International Raceway represents one of 4 courses that Team Sahlen tested at, after the 2010 race season was concluded. The test, that was held in October of 2010, was a 2 day test. At this test, Team Sahlen tested all three SpeedSource Built Mazda RX-8s; #42, #43 & #49. And additionally, all 5 Team Sahlen drivers, Joe Sahlen, Memo Gidley, Joe Nonnamaker, Wayne Nonnamaker & Will Nonnamaker, were present at this test, taking full advantage of the extensive track …Continue reading
Team Sahlen continued to rise up the ranks of one of the fastest teams in the ROLEX GT ranks. Qualifying further established Team Sahlen as one to watch for, as Wayne Nonnamaker firmly placed the #42 RX-8 4th on the competitive GT grid. Joe Nonnamaker turned in a very solid performance, placing the #43 in 13th place on the grid.
Team Sahlen’s Mazda GT driver and Muscle Milk MEGA athlete, Memo Gidley, is doing what most would consider a little extreme. This weekend, Memo will be doing double duty by first racing in Round #3 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race, presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. The driving duo of Memo Gidley and Wayne Nonnamaker currently sits 8th in team points after the first two races.
This past weekend the Northern California Chapter of the Viper Club of America went on a club outing to race go karts at RPM Kart Racing in Sacramento, CA. The event was planned by Club Secretary Terri Angen and member Toddy Gomez of Bad Boyzz Garage. In the planning stage one of the members, Rick Mathews, suggested that we invite a seasoned driver to show the group “how it ought to be done”. Rick contacted his favorite driving coach, Team …Continue reading