Technik Podcast host, Peter Hopelain, had DNN Motorsports driver, Rob Krider, on the show to discuss the current racing landscape and share stories about his rise from local autocrosses to a road racing national championship. Check out the show for a good listen.
After years of battling with YouTube over run time and music rights the team’s epic full length documentary film Double Down is finally available to view for free. Filmed during the tenth running of the 25 Hours of Thunderhill in 2012, Double Down takes you through everything the team endured to chase glory in one of the most grueling road races on the planet. Turn it up and enjoy!
TURNology was kind enough to compare to Double Down to the Hollywood blockbuster film Ford v. Ferrari about the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the epic racing documentary covering the Baja 1000, From Dust To Glory. Check out the review from TURNology here. Enjoy the entire movie below.
Annually the December issue of SpeedNews magazine always features the best of their coverage during the year. The 2016 issue features all five Honda Challenge build stories from Double Nickel Nine Motorsports as well as numerous Toolshed Engineer columns written by Rob Krider. Check out the online magazine by clicking HERE.
Team earns a pair of second places finishes during Rounds 9 and 10 at Willow Springs International Raceway. They enjoyed their new trophies (NASA beer glasses) by drinking some Double Nickel Nine IPA from Tactical Ops Brewing. So good!
An epic weekend for the DNN team, qualifying on the inside of row 2, and then battling through carnage to take the lead during lap one of Round 8 of the NASA SoCal Honda Challenge series at Buttonwillow Raceway. Tactical Ops Brewing was kind enough to bring a keg of beer to the track for all of the Honda Challenge teams. Tasty stuff!
Check out the post race write-up at The Napa Valley Register.
The team headed to Auto Club Speedway and took on the NASCAR banking during Rounds 5 & 6 of the NASA Honda Challenge series. Big thanks to the guys at Performance In-Frame Tuning and TEM Machine Shop for getting the team some much needed horsepower.
Check out the ongoing build feature on our Honda Challenge car on SpeedNews. Click the links below:
Even while struggling with some on track impacts during the season, Team Double Nickel Nine Motorsports is currently in second place in the NASA SoCal Honda Challenge championship points. That position is due to consistent finishes all season long. “In order to finish first, you must first finish.” The Napa Valley Register newspaper was kind enough to give the team some media coverage HERE.
Next event will be Rounds 5 & 6 at California Speedway in Fontana, CA.