Like Father, Like Son: Ciborowski Power!

Kimmy’s Garage would like to feature Michael and Keith Ciborowski on today’s blog!

 

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Racing has been in Keith’s blood from an early age, when his father Michael would bring him to all kinds of races growing up. “Dad brought me all over the place racing as a kid and after a few bolt on upgrades I got the itch bad. That snowballed into what it is now. A 7 second turbo coyote ’03 cobra” Keith states.

Keith has a 2003 Mustang Cobra, bought in 2013. “I always loved the dark shadow grey ’03 Cobras, so when the time was right I bought one. It took me about 3 years to build it, with the help of dad” says Keith. This past year was the first year they’ve had it done. Keith went a best of 7.57 @187mph this year in street trim. Finished runner up at NMRA Bowling Green in the Turbo Coyote Shootout and made it to the Semi-Finals in the King of the 4V class at ModNationals!

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Keith talks more about the products he uses, “I have Aerospace brakes on all 4 corners of this car and I love them. I originally bought the front kit for the ’94-04 cars, but later decided to switch to a foxbody setup to utilize the Aerospace hubs. When I switched to the foxbody front spindles, I used Racecraft drop spindles and was in need of them to be drilled and tapped and caliper brackets made for them. I shipped the spindles to you guys and within a week received them back with caliper brackets and all the hardware I needed to bolt them right on, customer service has been A+ for me!”

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The original front Aerospace brakes Keith purchased for the car wound up on a project car of him and his Dad’s. An 83’ Mercury Capri that they coyote swapped with the stock motor out of his 2014 GT. The Capri utilizes Aerospace components brakes on all four corners as well.

Michael’s car is a 2014 GT which he purchased off Craigslist in 2014 from a guy who won the car in a raffle! The car had 400 miles when he brought it home. Slowly his car transformed into a track car, with his goals being set on the new NMRA Limited Street category. In the winter of 2017/2018 they swapped out the stock motor for an RGR built longblock and a variety of go-fast goodies in order to compete in Limited Street. His car also had Aerospace Components brakes on all 4 corners.

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Their goal for the 2018 season was to finish in the top 10 in points. After struggling with new setup bugs the first 3 races and dropping the motor back into the car at 11:00pm, the Monday night before Ohio, they found ourselves in the #1 qualifier spot and ultimately in the winners circle at the Ohio event. Joliet saw them qualify 2nd and finish runner up!

 

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“Coming into Bowling Green, we had no idea we could steal the championship, however working our way through eliminations, we came out of Bowling Green with the event win and the 2018 NMRA Limited Street World Champion. 2018 was extremely good to us, all the hard work, time and energy paid off in a big way. And it couldn’t have been done without the support of Aerospace and everyone that has had a hand in both our racing programs” says Keith and Michael,

We look forward now to the 2019 racing season. The first NMRA race is February 28th – March 3rd at Bradenton Motorsports Park,Florida. We’re hoping to grab our win there and celebrate in the Aerospace Components winner’s circle once again!

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