Kestrel Racing Wins at Speedfed Nationals

Rockingham, NC – Kestrel Racing driver Jeff Eng wins at the Speedfed Nationals autocross competition. Driving his #59 SS Motorsports/Workin4U sponsored Miata, Jeff Eng places 1st in TTU class and wins $200. Over 50 drivers competed in the autocross competition for bragging rights and cash prizes.

The Speedfed Nationals Event combines hundreds of top show cars and drivers competing in drifting, drag racing, autocross, and dyno wars.

Kestrel Racing Helps Raise Money A Good Cause

v-foundation-logo-50Sanford, NC – Kestrel Racing team members Jeff Eng, Bernie Baake, and Gwen Baake participated in the third annual “Never Give Up” autocross on May 20, 2007 to help raise money for the V foundation. The event, hosted by the Tarheel Sports Car Club raised over $6000.

The V Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to saving lives by helping to find a cure for cancer. The Foundation seeks to make a difference by generating broad-based support for cancer research and by creating an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance of the war against cancer. The V Foundation performs these dual roles through advocacy, education, fundraising and philanthropy. For more information visit

Remember When: Autocrossing 1981 Style

111981_gazette_autoxThe Sports Car Club of America registered some 74 drivers in 13 different classes during registration Saturday. The autocross sponsored by The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce, Sports Car of America and Miller Brewing Company was the first of its kind ever held in the area. Drivers in ½ mile obstacle course run, run the bext time, handling and overall performance as they raced thru S-curves, eight slalom turns and 180 degree turns Sunday.

John Moffit – Pleasure Island Gazette 1981

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Local Racer Dies in Plane Crash

Wilmington, NC – Danny Alvis, a local SCCA racer was killed Wednesday afternoon when his single-engine plane went down near Danville, VA.

Alvis was flying his Seawind 3000 amphibious aircraft from Carolina Beach, NC to Danville, Va. when the tragic accident occured. The Kestrel Racing Team would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Alvis family.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, April 21, 2007 in Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel with Rev. Warren Sprouse officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to

Step Up For Soldiers
P. O. Box 2003
Carolina Beach, NC 28428