Race Car Tech Discuss anything related to road racing and auto X.

14 year old racing a Mazda GT2

Old 11-17-07, 11:51 AM
  #1  
_________________________
10 Year Member
Thread Starter
 
OC94Rx7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Denmark
Posts: 1,298
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
14 year old racing a Mazda GT2

What a great future for such a young man.... 2007 NASA Super Unlimited Champion

http://crispinbeaver.com/id9.html
Attached Thumbnails 14 year old racing a Mazda GT2-crispinwithmazdacropped.jpg   14 year old racing a Mazda GT2-crispinturn1alonecropped.jpg  
OC94Rx7 is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 12:10 PM
  #2  
Full Member
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 147
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
wow thats hot
uptotibet is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 02:38 PM
  #3  
Kim
OBEY YOUR MAZDA
 
Kim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Denmark
Posts: 3,059
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I wish I was fourteen...
Kim is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 03:50 PM
  #4  
Racing is life!
10 Year Member
iTrader: (2)
 
cpa7man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Grapevine, TX
Posts: 2,174
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Looks like a Sevens only car?

I agree with Kim.

http://www.sevensonly.com/MazdaGTWeb.pdf
cpa7man is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 04:14 PM
  #5  
Derwin
iTrader: (2)
 
dradon03's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: MTL, QC
Posts: 2,888
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I wish I had rich parents....
dradon03 is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 09:26 PM
  #6  
Full Member
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 144
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I've seen the kid running in the OH/IN Region NASA events. Good looking car, and obviously a talented driver.
Ikestaa is offline  
Old 11-17-07, 09:48 PM
  #7  
keep it original!!
10 Year Member
iTrader: (3)
 
boyee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: SF Bay Area, California
Posts: 1,276
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
boyee is offline  
Old 11-18-07, 10:28 PM
  #8  
Full Member
10 Year Member
 
InGroundEffect's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 188
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
One of his relatives works with me. He has been racing for a while and is very talented. Because of his age several race tracks will not allow him to run. Have not seen him drive in person though.
InGroundEffect is offline  
Old 11-27-07, 01:07 PM
  #9  
Rotary Freak
iTrader: (10)
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 2,056
Likes: 0
Received 3 Likes on 3 Posts
I wonder if that was Jeff Kiesel's old full carbon fiber FD?

Many of the body panels look similar........

14 years old! What a bad ***!!!!
gnx7 is offline  
Old 11-28-07, 06:43 PM
  #10  
Full Member
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 144
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Originally Posted by gnx7 View Post
I wonder if that was Jeff Kiesel's old full carbon fiber FD?

Many of the body panels look similar........

14 years old! What a bad ***!!!!
As stated above, I believe it's a 7's Only car.
Ikestaa is offline  
Old 11-30-07, 04:25 PM
  #11  
DragonFly
iTrader: (2)
 
damian's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,242
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 3 Posts
I have raced with him a bunch of times, fun kid and can move that car pretty well, pretty aggressive driver too. We had fun together as our cars, although in different classes, are close to the same lap times on some tracks. I spent some time talking to his family about rotary engines and stuff like that, cool people, I really enjoyed hangin out with them, representing rotaries at the track :-)

Keep in mind that car is not a production chassy like my FD, this is a tube frame car with a miniature FD body over it.

http://www.sevensonly.com/
damian is offline  
Old 12-07-07, 10:24 AM
  #12  
Rotary Enthusiast
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Rocket City, Alabama
Posts: 1,035
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
What kind of engine is he running?
speedturn is offline  
Old 12-07-07, 11:22 AM
  #13  
DragonFly
iTrader: (2)
 
damian's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,242
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 3 Posts
Originally Posted by speedturn View Post
What kind of engine is he running?
2 rotor NA, pretty sure it was a 13b but not 100%.
damian is offline  
Old 12-07-07, 02:33 PM
  #14  
Old Rotary Dog
10 Year Member
 
wrankin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 1,461
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Originally Posted by damian View Post
2 rotor NA, pretty sure it was a 13b but not 100%.
If he is running in GT-2, then it's most likely a P-Port 13B.

-bill
wrankin is offline  
Old 12-07-07, 02:41 PM
  #15  
DragonFly
iTrader: (2)
 
damian's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,242
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 3 Posts
there is no GT-2 in nasa, its in SU (super unlimited...basicallly no rules in that class)
damian is offline  
Old 12-07-07, 02:53 PM
  #16  
Full Member
 
skatelement's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Abingdon VA
Posts: 51
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Thumbs up driver

Nice !!!! Go for it. I wish that happend more often. it's rare that young tallent gets what it deserves.
skatelement is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 03:37 AM
  #17  
CPS Motorsport
5 Year Member
iTrader: (5)
 
tigermack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Fremont, CA
Posts: 1,114
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Holy moly... that kid is gunna be fast.
tigermack is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 05:04 AM
  #18  
F'n Newbie...
iTrader: (5)
 
fendamonky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Nokesville, Va
Posts: 3,269
Received 46 Likes on 34 Posts
Originally Posted by speedturn View Post
What kind of engine is he running?
If it's the 7's Only car than it will more than likely be running a P-ported 12A. Check the link above and read the article, it says in there
fendamonky is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 11:04 AM
  #19  
Rotary Freak
10 Year Member
iTrader: (7)
 
sub9lulu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: FL
Posts: 2,739
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
damn .... wish my parents were rich
sub9lulu is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 11:28 AM
  #20  
Rotary Freak
10 Year Member
iTrader: (1)
 
socalrotor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: southbay
Posts: 2,837
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Originally Posted by sub9lulu View Post
damn .... wish my parents were rich
Try working hard. That will work better that WISHING!

tube frame fd has to be under a ton right?!
socalrotor is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 11:53 AM
  #21  
Electric Tape Addict
5 Year Member
iTrader: (8)
 
RockyZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: East Bay, California
Posts: 719
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I also wish I was born into that kind of family. No matter how hard I work, I can't turn back time to when I was 14 and somehow fork over that kind of cash to get into racing. But of course, hard work means I'll probably be out there with that kid on the tracks in a few years.

It's always nice to see these kind of stories. Kids can drive too, so stop bashing on the young Seven drivers :P
RockyZ is offline  
Old 12-08-07, 12:43 PM
  #22  
Full Member
5 Year Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 144
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
It's not like his dad rolls up in some massive toter-home signing checks left and right. It's more about parents and their son that love road racing, and have made it a priority. Every time I see them at the track, the whole family is there doing the nitty-gritty work.

As far as weight goes, their website shows 1790 for the Mazda GT and 1690 for the GT2, not sure which version they run. 1690lbs, Jerico 4spd. and 340hp...yeah buddy!
Ikestaa is offline  
Old 12-12-07, 12:59 AM
  #23  
iRussian
5 Year Member
iTrader: (3)
 
Asterisk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: midwest IL, USA
Posts: 947
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Hmm, I'm 17... and don't quite have that much actual seat time.... I wonder how competitve I would be against him if I were currrently at his level...
Asterisk is offline  
Old 12-12-07, 08:56 AM
  #24  
Eats, Sleeps, Dreams Rotary
 
Valkyrie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Japanabama
Posts: 4,210
Received 6 Likes on 6 Posts
But you aren't and you probably never will be.

It would be like trying to beat Roger Federer when you've only been playing tennis for a few years.

OTOH, I really hate when I get reminded that motorsports is basically hereditary.

Either your parents are rich, and racers themselves, or you are never going anywhere in motorsports.

(at least not until your in your 40s or 50s when you have money yourself)

Cases like Lewis H. are completely out of the ordinary...
Valkyrie is offline  
Old 12-12-07, 09:35 AM
  #25  
3rd rotors a charm
iTrader: (4)
 
charlies7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: NW of windy city
Posts: 3,312
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I saw him race at the aitobahn contry club when I went to go watch my buddies race in a NASA event. I talked to the kid and he seemed to be a cool. His car was setup really nice also. I might have some pictures on my camera but im going to have to double check. The engine was a 13b pport that made 280 whp...So im told.
charlies7 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: 14 year old racing a Mazda GT2


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: