2021 Edition - Volume 5

Pit-Side Report


Let's hit the loud pedal and dive right in!

Below you will find the latest news, photos, inside info, educational and technical explanations, partner profiles, and hopefully at least one thing to make you chuckle.


Kyle Reinhardt Scores First Career All Star Victory!

NJ Native Pockets $8k for Illinois Triumph;
Logs Top 10 at I-96 Speedway in Michigan

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Austin Berry Continues Building on Consistency

Trip South to Hagerstown Speedway Proves Worthwhile

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Newlin Battles Through Tough Sprint Car Weekend

Determined to Rebound as Busy Summer Kicks Off in PA

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What's a Wicker Bill?

A wicker bill is a thin, raised edge that changes the way the air flows across the wing on a sprint car.  It is mounted across the back edge of the top wing.  The larger (taller) the wicker bill, the greater the down force.  Most series and tracks limit the maximum allowable height of the wicker bill to 2 inches.


A special, unsolicited shout out to Fast Tees who produced our A2D shirts and hoodies this season!  We were extremely pleased with their customer service, quick turnaround and quality work!  Visit or call 717-463-2238!


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News hats are live on !



Reinhardt Logs Top 10 to Open Indiana Swing with All Stars

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Did you hear?  Zach Newlin's son recently made his first-ever gokart racing start!  In only his second outing, he scored a podium finish!

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The goal of this section of our newsletter is to share some entertaining, funny and surprising stories.  These tales don't always originate from the late night car wash stop most team's make...but the car wash is often where the stories become lore among race teams. 

Fumble at the 1!

All football fans have seen it happen at least once.  Sure of the touchdown he is about to score, the player begins his celebration just a little too early and karma pays him back immediately by ensuring the touchdown doesn't happen and they player suffers a tad of embarrassment instead.  Well, believe it or not, it can happen in racing too.

Several years ago, during his karting days, one member of #TeamA2D was participating in a 3-race series in Pennsylvania called Extreme Speed Weekend.  He had won the series in previous years based on points average but had not won a race during those championships.  This year, he wanted to remedy that.

Not only did he win a race, he was dominating the series.  He had won at Selinsgrove and at Penns Creek.  On the final night, he was again dominant and was on the verge of another series championship.  He was leading the feature event when a caution flag waved with 3 laps to go.  He focused everything on getting the restart right and finishing off the series sweep.  He got the first part right.  He executed the perfect restart and pulled away from the field.

The second part didn't go exactly as planned.  As he navigated turns 3 and 4 for the final time coming to the checkered flag, he raised his finger high in the air, making sure everyone knew he was #1.  Turns out, one hand on the wheel wasn't quite enough.  He lost his focus for a split second, slid up the track, and off the edge into the sawdust on the plateau above the racing groove.  That darn karma is always perched and ready, isn't it?

He managed to save it...but only in time to finish second.  He had still won the championship, but that hardly seemed to be what would be remembered.  Which member of #TeamA2D hid in his trailer after the race instead of celebrating his championship?  We'll let you investigate that on your own.  Stop by the pits and ask them. 


What's up next for #TeamA2D?

Kyle Reinhardt

  • The RQM Enterprises, Capitol Renegade #91 team will be competing in 7 events with the All Star Circuit of Champions over the next two weeks:
    • [Rained Out] May 28 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA 
    • [Rained Out] May 29 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA 
    • May 30 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA 
    • June 3 - Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL
    • June 4 - Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, WI
    • June 5 - Plymouth Dirt Track at Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, WI 
    • June 6 - Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, WI

Austin Berry

  • ABR will be competing in 3 upcoming events:
    • [NEW DATE] May 31 - Bedford Speedway in Bedford, PA for the Turk Burket Tribute
    • Jun 5 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA
    • Jun 12 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA 

Zach Newlin

  • Zach will be competing in 3 upcoming events:
    • [Rained Out] May 29 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA (Burke Motorsports 410 sprint car) 
    • May 30 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA (Burke Motorsports 410 sprint car) 
    • Jun 5 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, PA (Burke Motorsports 410 sprint car)
Check out the full calendar for all of #TeamA2D by clicking here:!
Keep it between the fences!
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