New driver joins Team Neon on the podium in Syracuse, NY

Brian Ciarlei, a leading National F Modified driver, jumped into the CG-Lock Neon and took home a first place trophy on Sunday at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Derek Wyman followed Brian for a second place finish in the STS class with both drivers finishing in the top five overall.

Brian and his father Joe Ciarlei run Sharlay Machine and Fabrication in nearby Marcellus, NY. The shop specializes in low volume and custom assemblies. Joe does excellent work and his experience as a race car team owner and product designer makes his shop an indispensable resource for the whole racing community.
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Michael Occhipinti wins SCCA Northeast Divisional Championship

Michael Occhipinti drove the CG-Lock neon to the 2006 SCCA Northeast Divisional Championships at SeAD in Upstate NY. It was Michael’s first Divisional Championship and continued a strong 2006 for Team Neon; the team has now taken the top spot at all but one event this season (8 wins, 3 seconds).

Divisionals was another Sunday shootout after a wet Saturday left the top competitors knotted up at the top of the standings. Michael repeated his Deven’s performance by jumping up from second place on Saturday to take the win by 0.5 seconds over the two days.
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