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55 years old
Bakersfield CA
Born Nov-22-1968
Roadracing! Oh and now Jeepin!
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Your car (Camaro, Firebird, Trans Am, etc): 95 formula
Use (autocross, track days/HPDE, road racing, street, etc): Track days
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17 Oct 2014
Well I had a great time the half day I was able to run the car. It was good to see old friends. It was a planned day, but didn't know if I was going to run till I was there. Work is just killing all the fun lately, and I had only slept 12hrs in three days. This is normal for me, but still exhausting. The car ran ok, but kept throwing codes for the CPS and the fans. I went out first session on my 4yr old R6's, and ran with my good friends modded C6. Not bad for a guy that's been on track only twice in four years. The codes popped up again. But really had no time to work on the car for the first two sessions. After the TT download I only had time to TQ the wheels than back in the car. The second session went well, but I'm leaving a lot of time on the track being a bit rusty. But it was fast enough to sit 3rd 1:56.8 on the AI grid behind the two agent47 cars. Not to shabby considering I didn't tune the car for the stock bore, aligned it or put it on the scales for cross weights. I ran only half of the 3rd session when the SES went off again. Besides I was tired, it was 100deg, and I still had to load up and unload at home. I did a little poking around at the CPS, they are not wireless! It helps to plug it in. I had to get some help from a buddy to find where the two different places for codes on the fans. One was off, the other wasn't.
9 Jan 2013
Well it's been about two years since I ran the bird in AI. It's a long story if you don't know. Anyway I took the car out to BRP in Nov and ran it in TT, and blew the motor up in the 3rd session on Sat. I wasn't to upset though. If some really bad stuff didn't go down at Fontana two years ago, it might have let go on the speedway(150mph) there on Sun. That would have hurt alot! I just pick up a 98 corvette long block for $1400 with 114t miles on it. I start a tread in the engine section on the basic mods to it. I'm not doing a full rebuild since I'll most likely never race the car in AI again.

Any way I e been doing alot of Jeepin with a $800 93 ZJ. A grand cherokee guys. I've spent two years of race budget on the thing as of now. It's a lie of course, when the suspension on it cost more than the AI car.

I still have the black firebird also, it really just needs a few good days to finish the small stuff, exhaust, and the Koni DA's rebuild.

I'll post up a few pic's, and see who is still around here.
25 Nov 2010
I hope you all have a great time with friends and family.

Don't eat to much, you'll have to buy a bigger race seat!
23 Oct 2010
This just sucks ass! It makes me sick just thinking about it! (IMG:http://www.frrax.com/rrforum/style_emoticons/default/mad.gif)

Dear NASA Participant,

Please forgive this extra email, but one of our NASA racers had all his stuff stolen. We are trying to help out. Here are the details:

Kevin Nichols’ truck and trailer were stolen. They recovered them, but the content were gone. Here’s a list. If you can identify any of this stuff for sale, please call the authorities ASAP. If these guys are not caught, you could be next. Please cross post on forums and pass on this email, as well.

Thank you for your help.

Jerry Kunzman

Nor Cal Regional Director

Executive Director

A Speedy News item for Kevin Nichols stolen race car and gear.

His #55 SE30 Race Car and other items that were in the trailer are listed below.

A link to a photo of his car is here:




Stolen Sunday Night October 17th 2010

#55 SpecE30 BMW Race Car

1989 BMW 325i Spec E30 Race Car, Black and white, original color Red.
VIN #WBAAA130XK4206180
Items of significance in car:
Cobra Evolution Seat
Optima Battery (Red)

2007 Yamaha C3 Scooter, Blue
VIN # LPRSA33A97A103864

Extra supplies and parts:
4x 15x7 Rota RB wheels with Toyo RA1s
8x 15x7 D-Force wheels with Toyo RA1s
5x 15x8 TR Motorsport wheels with Hankook C5s
4x Unmounted New Shaved RA1s
Spacers 4x5mm, 4x10mm, 4x15mm, 4x 20mm
4 Brembo Rotors
PFC Front Pads
8x Tire totes
Car Cover
Nitrogen Tank, regulator, hose and guage and fitting
2x 20lb Lead Ballast
Tool Bag Craftsman
Radio fittings Harness and Antenna
Traqmate Data Acquistion
I/O Port Camera Mount
CoolSuit, Hoses, mount,
Pop up Canopy
Gas Can
Chrome Extinguisher

My contact info is this e-mail address or nichols.kevin@att.net

also my cell is 805-801-0780

Thanks very much.

Kevin Nichols

Team road runner

Spec E30 NorCal #55
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