|Introduction| Kyle Keenan

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Photo Credit: Camden Thrasher

Hello StartingGrid.org viewers! My name is Kyle Keenan, and I’ve grown up around racing.

As a child, I grew up rolling indy car tires around Rolla Vollstedt’s race shop in Portland, Oregon. When the opportunity arrived at the age of 6 to hop in a kart, with the help of my Dad, I began racing. Since then, I’ve raced everything from dirt oval karts, shifter karts, a couple drift events, road rallies, autocrosses, and of course, road racing.  More recently, I’ve competed in SCCA’s US Majors Tour, Pirelli World Challenge, and ICSCC events.

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First Autocross After Too Long

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As I write this, I’m sitting in a truck on the road to San Diego to compete in the 2013 SCCA Pacific Southwest National Tour autocross event in San Diego. You may recall that in my last post, I mentioned some nervousness about jumping into the deep end of competition. To ease my nerves, and get familiar with Sean Green’s new Miata, I entered last weekend’s Western Washington Sports Car Council autocross.

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