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Michael Krahling, crew chief to Ricky Johnson is passing on the torch and stepping out on his own

After 2 years of dominating as Ricky Johnson’s Pro4 Crew Chief, Michael Krahling has decided to branch out on his own and start up Krahling Performance and Design (KPD), LLC. The many services that he provided Menzies Motorsports, he will now be offering to any race team.

I am hoping to spend more time on my growing business and getting back to my specialty of creating something new and then squeezing every inch of performance out of it, while still giving what I can to the off- road racing teams.” – said Michael Krahling.

KPD’s energy will be focused on providing quality chassis construction, team engineering, drivetrain technology and development. With over 10 years of experience and numerous championships, there is no question that Michael Krahling has what it takes to design championship-winning trucks. Off-Road racing trucks and buggies will be Krahling’s main focus for the 2013year.

As Michael made the decision to step away from Menzies Motorsports and start his own business, he still has the full support of team owner, Steve Menzies.

“Michael was a big part of the Menzies team and we are excited to see what the future has in store for him. Seeing the talent of the Menzies team grown throughout the years, it’s great to know that the individuals here can take what they learned and turn it into more than just a job.” – Said Steve Menzies

Krahling Performance and Design is ready to start developing your off-road race vehicle and help get your team to the top if the podium. To start working with Michael right away you can contact him at 951.663.0506 or [email protected]

I am looking forward to what 2013 will bring and excited at the opportunity to diversify my talents and expand my area of reach. 2012 is a year that I will never forget and may thanks go out.” He also added

 

Michael Krahling’s accomplishments include but not limited to:
Chassis construction under lead of Dave Clark for Rob Mac’s 3x PRO-2 Championship Truck.
Chassis construction for Bryce Menzies Back-to-Back TORC PRO-2 Championship Truck.
Chassis construction of Menzies Motorsports PRO-4 chassis that landed Back-to-Back TORC PRO-4 Championships with Ricky Johnson, a win ratio of 60% and a podium Ratio of 85% in the last 2 years.
15 Pro4 wins, 23 podiums, 12 Oakely bomb awards (fastest lap), an AMSOIL Cup Championship and the inaugural Rick Huseman Cup Victory.

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