The Carolina Racing Supply Story
Carolina Racing Supply, Inc. was established in 1999 by Tom Sandal and Missy Wright for
the purpose of supplying racers with affordable components in pursuit of their
During the past 30 years, Tom has been employed in the racing industry. The
first 13 years of Tom's career found him at Hap's Racing Engines in Iowa. Being
born and raised in Iowa, the phrase, "Dirt's for racin' and Asphalt's for
getting there!" certainly rang true. It was not until the late '80's that the
state had its first pavement track. In 1990, Tom moved over to Speedway Motors
in Nebraska. While still surrounded by dirt tracks and cornfields, Tom was
exposed to many other different types of racing during his 8 years there.
Missy has also been involved in the racing industry for the past 15 years. She
gained her experience in Michigan while working in sales for Port City Racing, a
leading builder of late model asphalt cars.
As you can see, whether you need parts for your dirt car, a few new pieces for
your pavement car, or just some better "stuff" for your motor, the staff at
Carolina Racing Supply is ready to serve you."
In 1997, Tom and Missy spent a couple of days during their honeymoon in the Lake
Norman area. Upon seeing signs of auto racing virtually everywhere they looked
(and hearing from the locals that the lake doesn't freeze over in the winter!),
they decided to pursue their dream of starting their own business. In 1998 they
made Race City, USA their new home, and the rest is history.
To our many old friends in the Charlotte area, we'd like to thank you for all of
the support you have given us.
To our many new friends, we'd like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to
serve you in fulfilling your racing needs.
Our goal is clear - we want to sell quality products at the best price possible.
Thanks for giving us a try, and we look forward to a long and lasting
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