YOU DON’T GO NITRO RACING ON A WHIM, LEST YOU WANT TO END UP ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE. Mike Salinas is a successful businessman noted for his NorCal sportsman racing exploits. When Mike decided to field a T/F team, he moved in a businesslike manner, acquiring the best equipment and employing top-notch people, including crew chief Doug Kuch and Alan Johnson as advisor. His strategy has paid off handsomely, with strong qualifying numbers and round wins this season. If you want to see a first class operation, visit Mike and his wife Monica’s pit area. Look for even stronger results in 2018.