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3rd Gen M
For 2013 I have set my sights on running for a championship with the Bishop Performance Leg- end Series. I am new to this se- ries and am also running for the rookie of the year title this year as well. This season has started out great with one heat race win and two top 5s in the first two races of the season. My goal is to win races and fight for the Bishop Per- formance Legends Championship.
By Kyle Maki I am a third generation racecar
Model style Template Body/Crate Engine class and developed into a solid competitor at every track I competed at. When the econ- omy got tough, we had to take a few years off from competition. 2013isanewyearandanew chapter for Maki Racing. I
This season is dedicated to my grandfa- ther Art
Legends Series and my cousin Matt Maki made his debut in a Modified this summer.
driver and have been involved in racing my whole life. My grandpa (Art Maki), dad (John Maki) and uncle (Bob Maki) have all raced competitively. Maki Racing has been around for over 30 years with combined wins at Flat Rock Speedway, Mount Clemens Speedway, Owosso Speedway, Auto City Speedway, Whittemore Speedway, and Dixie Motor Speedway.
Maki who passed
away last October. No matter
have begun a quest for a championship in the Bishop Performance
what I do,
I stepped into my dad’s go cart when I was just a kid and have not looked back since. While rac- ing competitively at Jackson Speedway, Thunderbird Kart Club and East Lansing Kart Track, I knew that one day racing stock cars was inevitable. I finished runner up in the Rookie of the year championship standings at Dixie Motor Speedway Pro Late Model Division with one win (after only 4 starts in a full bodied race car). I moved into the ASA Late
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