Stafford Springs, CT — The Limited Late Model division has added another rookie contender in Keith Minchella. Minchella will be one of the more unique rookie drivers looking to win Reliable Welding and Speed Rookie of the Year honors at Stafford this season. Minchella and his friend, Vincent Balboni, are do-it-yourself racers that build their own chassis, cars, engines, transmissions, which has become a dying breed in this age of chassis and engine builders supplying parts to weekly racers.
“We have always built our own chassis, along with the engines and transmissions,” says Minchella. “We enjoy being able to put everything together and we save a ton of money building things ourselves. I think it also gives us a better knowledge of our equipment, that way when we have a problem with the car we are on the same page. Doing it ourselves may put us behind in some areas, but in other areas I think we have an advantage.”
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