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Lucas Oil Advanced School @ NJMP

Testing the Lucas Oil Formula Race car at the 2 Day Advanced school with the Lucas Oil School of Racing.

Lucas Oil Advanced School @ NJMP

Testing the Lucas Oil Formula Race car at the 2 Day Advanced school with the Lucas Oil School of Racing.

Lucas Oil Advanced School @ NJMP

Testing the Lucas Oil Formula Race car at the 2 Day Advanced school with the Lucas Oil School of Racing.

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On the approach to Les Fagnes corner at Spa Francorchamps, in the Ferrari Factory F1 simulator.

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F1 steering wheel orientation. Ferrari factory F1 simulator. Maranello, Italy.

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After testing a Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione at the Autodromo Di Modena.

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About to start the second stint of testing the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione. Autdromo Di Modena, Italy.

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At the gates of the old Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy.

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Past the main straight of the Autodromo di Modena in the Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione.

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What a way to end the year. Right after testing a Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione at the Autodromo di Modena, Italy.

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With great friends and fellow racers Hans Thomsen and Raf Sha. Lime Rock Park, Ct.

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Leading the pack at the 2018 Lucas Oil Karting Shootout at Sebring International Raceway, Fla.

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Practice day at OVRP. Kart was severely down on power, but at least it makes for a nice picture!

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Practice day at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, August 2019. Kart down on power due to engine issues, but super worn tires had no thread at all, so it was a day of Kart control practice!

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On the sort chute between turns 1 and 2 at Oakland Valley. Looking to slide the kart - now with well-worn rubber - into the apex. Practice day, August 2019.

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Practice day at Oakland Valley. Looking at corner exit - where the eyes go, the car follows.

Leading the pack at Sebring

Third session of the Lucas Oil School or Racing Karting Shootout 2018, and here (in car #1) I've just made a pass into Turn 1. I carried a lot of speed into the turn and was able to gap the others right away.

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

Getting fitted into the formula car with track instructor Randy Buck.

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

Getting tips to use on the track from instructor Phil Lombardi.

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

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Awaiting to go on track at Palm Beach International Racway.

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

Lucas Oil Racing School @ PBIR

At Palm Beach International Raceway (4-12-18)

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Driving around the 2 mile road racing circuit that is Palm Beach International Raceway.

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Stepping into the Lucas Oil Formula racecar to begin a session of practice.

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At "full chat" - at the NY State Championship, Oakland Valley Race Park, October, 2017.

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A smidgen of countersteer coming off a hairpin into a left hander - smooth and in control.

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New York State Championship - Oakland Valley Race Park, October 2017.

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The NY State Championship at Oakland Valley was a tough, 40-lap race. Consistency was vital here.

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Podium at Canaan Motor Club, New Hampshire. Northeasst Super Series. 8/13/17.

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The high speeds at Canaan Motor Club required close attention to kart setup. Northeast Super Series, 8/13/17.

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Before you race, you must qualify. Before qualifying, you must chill ;) Canaan Motor Club, Northeast Super Series. 8/13/17.

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Final assembly of Birel ART RY-30 S8B for 2017. Spring.

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We had many challenges (read: problems) at the final round of the Northeast Super Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Still managed to hold on to 2nd in the Championship. 10/8/17.

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Changing to NJMP gearing for final round of Northeast Super Series. 10/8/17.

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Ready for the final heat at OVRP night race. Gambled on slick tires on wet track, hoping for drying conditions...but the rains returned. Still managed 3rd, the only racer on slicks.

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The PSL Northeast qualifying 1st and 2nd for OVRP club race.

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At the limit. Entering OVRP's turn 4, double-apex left hander, with full commitment and in "tripod mode."

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Practice day before Northeast Super Series Round 1 at Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP). Rain was predicted for the weekend, so we spent the day working on a wet setup.

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Rotax Grand Nationals US Open at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Racing under PSL Karting's tent was a great experience.

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My tuner Nick Frangoulis taking #350 back after one of the heats at the 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals, NJMP.

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An experienced racer himself, Nick's knowledge and advice was beyond valuable. 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals, NJMP.

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Driver and tuner under the PSL tent. This was "Big Time Kart Racing," for sure. 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals, NJMP.

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After a mishap at Grand Nationals, PSL's President, Dominic Labrecque, personally checks that all is well with the chassis.

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National events can be brutal, and especially hard on equipment. Here two "dive bombs" later and #350 has looked better than this. All was well as chassis was undamaged, and bodywork was righted. Moving on...2017 Rotax Grand Nationals at NJMP.

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On the grid for final race of the 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals at NJMP.

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Waiting to take the grid for the final. 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals at NJMP.

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Karting under the PSL tent offered the opportunity of telemetry analysis, comparing data against that of some of the best drivers in the country.

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PSL's data analysis and interpretation was second to none. Yet another tool for finding improvement.

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We've arrived at the "Big Time." Ready to work under the PSL Karting tent. 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals, New Jersey Motorsport Park.

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Rain testing at OVRP before Round 1 of Northeast Super Series. Having spent a lot of seat time in wet conditions I can say I enjoy the challenge - we are extremely competitive in the wet. 2017 Oakland Valley Race Park.

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In the wet at OVRP. We were able to find a great wet setup for the chassis, and driving in the wet is super fun. Going forward, we'd be praying for rain every race!

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Thanks to the work I did last summer in the middle of a Florida hurricane with ATK Racing, I feel my rain performance has become one of my strongest points. 2017 Oakland Valley Race Park.

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The PSL Northeast Team posing for a group shot at Canaan Motor Club in New Hampshire. Northeast Super Series.

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Waiting to qualify. Canaan Motor Club, New Hampshire. Northeast Super Series.

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Discussing chassis setup and gearing. Canaan Motor Club is a car racing track that pushes our engines to their extremes. 2017 Northeast Super Series.

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At "full chat," about 80 MPH at Canaan Motor Club, New Hampshire. 2017 Northeast Super Series.

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A rare moment of peace in an otherwise hectic weekend. Canaan Motor Club, New Hampshire. Northeast Super Series.

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Practice day at OVRP, 2017.

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Shaking down the new chassis. Spring, 2017. Oakland Valley Race Park.

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Shaking down the new chassis for 2017. New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Nothing like a brand new chassis, in this case the fabulous Birel ART RY-30 S8B. 2017 New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Getting ready for 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals at NJMP - working at Oakland Valley Race Park.

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Practice Day at OVRP, getting ready for 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals at NJMP.

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Pratice for 2017 Rotax Grand Nationals. Fastest kart that day among a field of Senior and Junior ROKs testing for their race that weekend. Happy with my performance, and it shows here.

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You must chill...2017 Oakland Valley Race Park.

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Discussing the best way to attack the new track layout at OVRP, 2017.

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Nice to be an official PSL Northeast Driver for 2017!

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Shakedown day at NJMP, 2017.

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Shakedown day at NJMP, 2017.

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2016, first round of the Northeast Rotax MAX Challenge at NJMP. Second place in the rain on a brand new chassis - notice the lack of stickers. Also had to borrow someone else's overalls!

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Driving in the conditions of Thunderstorm Hermine at Orlando Kart Center. Tested with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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Testing at Orlando Kart Center with AKT Racing Team and Gonzalo Aponte.

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A P3 finish at Ocala Gran Prix, with fellow driver Angel who finished won it.

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Father and son

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Waiting on the grid to begin Practice for Round 7 of the Ocala Club Championship.

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Discussing the aftermath of the race with Angel, a driver from the AKT Racing Team.

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Mixing it up at Round 7 of the Ocala Club Championship.

Mixing it up at Round 7 of the Ocala Club Championship.

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Starting P3 at Ocala Gran Prix for Round 7 of the Ocala Club Championship.

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Testing at Oakland Valley Race Park (6-30-16)

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Testing at Oakland Valley Race Park (6-30-16)

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Not all days can be great; moments after losing a wheel in the prefinal of Sunday's regional race at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Not all days can be great; moments after losing a wheel in the prefinal of Sunday's regional race at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Racing in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Northeast Rotax Regional Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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Mixing it up during the Northeast Regional at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Racing in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Northeast Rotax Regional Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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Racing in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Northeast Rotax Regional Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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Racing in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Northeast Rotax Regional Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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Racing in Rounds 1 and 2 of the Northeast Rotax Regional Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park

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Waiting to get on grid for the Pre-Final of the first OVRP club race. May 1st, 2016.

Working on the kart setup under the tent in New Jersey Motorsports Park practice.

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Saturday Practice Laps around NJMP.

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Heading into Turn One of the "Liberator" configuration track at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Eager to get the helmet back on and run more practice laps around NJMP.

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Small talk with teammate Josh Green while climbing out of the chassis in practice.

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Going uphill through the final chicane that ends the lap at the "Liberator" configuration in New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Getting helpful advice from coach Dan Roeper, a national karting driver who's runner up in the Pan-American, Florida Winter Tour, and 2014 Rotax National championships.

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Getting helpful advice from coach Dan Roeper, a national karting driver who's runner up in the Pan-American, Florida Winter Tour, and 2014 Rotax National championships.

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The end of a session with coach Dan Roeper, discussing possible changes in setup.

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Getting helpful tips from coach Dan Roeper, a national karting driver who's runner up in the Pan-American, Florida Winter Tour, and 2014 Rotax National championships.

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Getting helpful tips from coach Dan Roeper, a national karting driver who's runner up in the Pan-American, Florida Winter Tour, and 2014 Rotax National championships.

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Early in the morning with Dan Roeper, discussing the track layout after the first session of Saturday Practice.

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The front straight of the "Liberator" circuit at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Cleaning the karts after a hard day of practice at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Cleaning the karts after a hard day of practice at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Spectator view of the entry into turn one at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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High speed chicane at New Jersey Motorsports Park during Sunday practice.

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Sunday morning with Dan Roeper, discussing the agenda and continuation of the prior days practice.

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Sunday morning with Dan Roeper, discussing the agenda and continuation of the prior days practice.

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Gotta love your mom! With Maribel Soto under the McAleer Motosports tent.

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Awaiting to get on track at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Head shot photo in the pits, you can see the focus and temptation in the eyes..

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Awaiting to get on track at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Awaiting to get on track at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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With temporary coach of the weekend, Adam Rylance. A competitor this season in Senior Rotax.

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With fellow Senior Rotax teammate Aidan Abdulali under the McAleer Motorsports tent.

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With Josh Green (Junior Rotax) and Aidan Abdulali (Senior Rotax) under the McAleer Motorsports tent.

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Heading back to the team after a session of practice with coach Dan Roeper at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

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Awaiting the first day of practice in 2016 with the new chassis at Oakland Valley Race Park.

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Ready for battle - Northeast Rotax Regional Race, New Jersey Motorsports Park. Summer, 2015.

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Checking tire pressures at N.E. Rotax Regional race. New Jersey Motorports Park, Summer 2015.

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Goofy moments are vital. With good friend Aidan Abdulali, who now competes in the Rotax Senior category.

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A group of kart racers, and good friends. Left to right: Tyler Hervias, Austin Hervias, Jordan Pulice, myself, and Rob Megennis.

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"When you're racing, it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting.” - Steven McQueen, "LeMans"

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with Dan Carido and Rob Megennis, whom I was lucky to have supporting me at an OVRP club race this summer (2015).

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Hurrying to make practice. Northeast Rotax Regional Race at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Summer, 2015.

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"Fill 'er up." Under the McAleer Motorsports tent at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Summer, 2015.

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Going out for timed practice. Northeast Rotax Regional, New Jersey Motorsports Park. Summer, 2015.

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With Matt Angelone, who was supporting me at a Northeast Rotax Regional Race, New Jersey Motorsports Park. Summer, 2015.

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"New" Tony Kart beauty shot. New Jersey Motorsports Park, Summer 2015.

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Awesome picture taken by my friend Rob Megennis at Oakland Valley Race Park. Summer, 2015.

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On the way to second place at first club race of the season. Oakland Valle Race Park. April 12, 2015.

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Checking engine temperature, discussing kart setup, and a bunch of other things that are discussed by driver and coach between sessions. With Steph Black of McAleer Motorsports.

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WIth new Birel kart - Oakland Valley race Park. April 12, 2015.

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With Stuart McAleer of McAleer Motorsports. April 12, 2015.

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With driving coach Steph Black of McAleer Motorsports. April 12, 2015.

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Russell's Birel RY30-S5 which he is using to race in 2015.

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N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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First league championship, Grand Prix New York (3hp Sodi)

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N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Scrutineering. N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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With fellow drivers Adam Rylance and Aidan Abdulali. N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Indoor karting fun times with some of the best drivers anywhere. From L. to R.: Robert Megennis, George Megennis, Gary Megennis, Stevan McAleer and Russell.

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Grand Prix New York indoor karting. With Rob and George Megennis

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At Grand Prix New York indoor karting. Sodi 6hp

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Something wrong with this picture? Size discrepancy in drivers...At Grand Prix New York indoor karting. Sodi 6hp

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First time ever in a go-kart. 2009 at Grand Prix New York indoor karting. Sodi 3hp

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The start of a fantastic relationship with the best driver instructor. With Stevan McAleer. 2009 at Grand Prix New York indoor karting.

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First league championship, Grand Prix New York (3hp Sodi)

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The suit might fit? Someday...

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First time outdoor karting at Oakland Valley Raceway Park. Birel chassis, Rotax Fr125 MiniMax

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2014 Stevan McAleer Karting Camp. Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Getting ready for a practice session. Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Club race at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, 2014

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Club race at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, 2014

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Club race at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, 2014

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Club race at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, 2014

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Under the tent with McAleer Motorsports, 2014 N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park. With fellow drivers Aidan Abdulali and Rob Megennis. Instructors Stevan and Stuart McAleer providing support and advice.

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2014 N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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2014 N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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2014 N.E Rotax Challenge at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Club race at Oakland Valley Raceway Park, 2014

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With fellow drivers Adam Rylance and Aidan Abdulali at Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Northeast Rotax Challenge scrutineering. Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Qualifying. N.E. Rotax Challenge. Oakland Valley Raceway Park

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Track record at Grand Prix New York indoor karting (as of 2013). Someone else has the same time, but we don't know what the third decimal point is!

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