Pit-Side Report

2022 Edition - Volume 18


Let's hit the LOUD PEDAL and dive right in!

In SLIDE JOB:  VIDEO PREMIER - Inside Night 1 at the Weikert Memorial
In NEWS FROM THE PITSKeen Competitive in Young Career,
Halligan's 10th Top-10, Newlin Building

In NEXT TIME BY:  Where to see #TeamA2D this weekend
In OPEN RED:  Bird Cages

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An Inside Look at Night 1 of the 2022 Weikert Memorial for Newlin, Halligan & Reinhardt!
Get an inside look at the behind the scenes activity in the Zach Newlin, Kyle Reinhardt and Jeff Halligan pits throughout the race night during Night 1 of the 2022 Bob Weikert Memorial All Star Circuit of Champions race at Port Royal Speedway on May 28, 2022.


For the benefit of our new subscribers since our early installments of this newsletter, we have selected some of our favorite past columns to share a second time.
Is this image what you picture when you hear someone say 'birdcage' at the racetrack?  If so, don't feel bad.  You're not alone.  Read on.
Described in its simplest form, a birdcage is the working foundation of a 4-bar (4 link) chassis suspension system.  It stabilizes and regulates the movement of the rear of the car. It also provides a platform to control the moving relationship between the chassis’ shifting weight and the car’s rear traction.  Sounds easy enough, right?

The things about your car that a birdcage controls are crucial to your car’s performance.  You will never outrun everyone else until the birdcage is at least close to right. The better your birdcage setup is, the better your chances.

This information comes from  Check out the full article, with diagrams to better explain birdcages.

Below are some examples of what birdcages look like.  To see one in action, check out the video below the images!
To see a bird cage in action, check out this video from a modified.  The bird cage is blue, the bars are attached to it, and it is located just inside the visible wheel.
Watch how much it moves under race conditions!


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