The Double Nickel Nine Motorsports racing team had an outstanding weekend with NASA at Buttonwillow with Rob Krider winning the Honda Challenge 4 race on Saturday, Keith Kramer and Rob Krider finishing second in E3 during the WERC three hour enduro Saturday night and then Keith Kramer bringing home the final podium of the weekend with a 3rd place in Sunday’s Honda Challenge Race. The pit crew was flawless and the cars were fast both day and night. Great weekend! Click HERE to read the article in the Napa Valley Register or click HERE to read the article in the Sanger Herald.
Come out to Buttonwillow Raceway and cheer on the team during the Honda Challenge races and the 3-hour enduro at night!
April 6-7, 2019: Buttonwillow Raceway (Honda Challenge and WERC 3-hour night enduro)
June 15-16, 2019: Buttonwillow Raceway (Honda Challenge)
September 19-22, 2019: NASA National Championships Mid-Ohio (Honda Challenge)
Huge thanks to the entire DNN Motorsports crew and the Krider Racing family for making this happen. Simply historic, to say the least. Let’s get ’em in 2019!
The team will be enjoying a well deserved victory party at Tactical Ops Brewing (1131 Railroad Ave., Clovis, CA) on Friday, October 5, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. until whenever. The event is open to the public. Come on out and see some race cars and enjoy some fine craft beers with the folks from Tac Ops.
DNN Motorsports trailered three cars and took 32 crew members to the Circuit of the Americas for the 2018 National Auto Sport Association (NASA) road racing National Championships presented by Toyo Tires. When the checked flag dropped on the Honda Challenge 4 race, DNN Motorsports finished 1-2 with Rob Krider in the 38 car taking the National Championship and Keith Kramer in the 33 car taking home second place while earning the fastest lap in the race (which is a track record for Honda Challenge 4 at COTA).
Here are some media links from the weekend:
2018 NASA National Champions article highlights all of the National Champs (TURNology).
How to Get Champagne On Your Driver’s Suit article shows the hard work and determination that it takes to win a National Championship (TURNology).
Krider Wins National Championship article details DNN Motorsports adventure in Texas and taking the National Championship Crown (The Register).
Top Drivers Set Qualifying Poles for National Championships article mentions Rob Krider earning pole in Honda Challenge 4 (SpeedNews).
Qualifying Races Set Grids for Championship Races article mentions Rob Krider winning qualifying race (flag to flag) (SpeedNews).
NASA Crowns Champions article mentions Rob Krider’s domination of the Honda Challenge 4 field at the National Championships (SpeedNews).
The team is on the road heading from California to Austin, TX, to compete in the NASA National Championships. To follow the racing live you can view the live stream at: https://livestream.com/drivenasa/cota2018
Team schedule for the event is as follows (Texas -Central Time Zone):
Tuesday, September 11, 2018: Team arrives in Austin, checks in at noon and has access to our garage at 4:00 p.m. to load out and set up. We will be in garage #18.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018: Team tests from 8:00 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Thursday, September 13, 2018: Team takes it easy, no racing, some dyno testing, and contingency details, mandatory drivers meeting at 6:00 p.m. Crew is racing go-karts at COTA Karts at 12:30.
Friday, September 14, 2018: Qualifying day, warm up at 10:10 a.m. qualifying #1 at 1:00 p.m., and qualifying #2 at 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 15, 2018: Qualifying race day, warm up at 11:35, with qualifying race at 4:45 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 2018: National Championship race at 2:45 p.m. (45 minute race for all of the marbles).
Huge thanks to all of our sponsors for this event: Carbotech Brakes, Tactical Ops Brewing, Let’s Go Racing, Chandler Autosport, TEM Machine Shop, Eibach, MCS, I/O Port Racing Supplies, Autopower, Performance In-Frame Tuning, Speed Factory, Racepak, ESS Fire Systems, J & B Farms, Economy Stock Feed, Cadet Blues The Novel, Bay Ex, Insane Shafts, Kenclaire Electrical, Sanger Tire, Hardrace, Hasport, Unorthodox Racing, Smart Strings, Synchrotech Transmissions, Olson Auto Body, AEM, RS 683 Brake Fluid, Sampson Racing Communications, and Phase 2 Motortrend.
Here we go!
Article on the team towing to Texas can be found HERE.
The editors at SpeedNews magazine chose Rob Krider of DNN Motorsports to cinch the top spot in Honda Challenge 4 at this year’s NASA National Championships in September of 2018 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, TX. Time to get to work and make sure our team doesn’t make the editors of SpeedNews a bunch of liars!