2023 Membership Teams

Posted by | Posted in General | Posted on 05-03-2023

Vintage Modified Racing Association is getting ready to kick off the 2023 Racing Season.  Introducing the 2023 and returning Members.

Dave Trapp nicknamed ‘Cheater Dave’ #51 is a founding member of Vintage Modified.  Racing in his 1935 Dodge, built by Eric McClain.  Crew Chief Todd McCartney and pit crew the one and only, amazing women Barbara Trapp.

Thank you to his sponsor Streamline Auto Body.  And a very special thank you to Barbara Trapp.

Jason Quatsoe #8, began racing with VMRA in 2021. Jason drives a 1948 Ford with a 355 engine. Car owner is his amazing wife, Stacie.   

Thank you to Jason’s sponsors:  Valle Electric, Transcon and Skagit Diesel & Marine.  

Kyten Jones #30 began racing with VMRA in 2012, he is a second-generation racer with VMRA.  His car is a 1946 Mercury with a 350 Chevy engine. Crew chief Jim Jones and pit crew team is Kamden and Keith.

Thank you to Kyten’s sponsors: Benchmark Barrels

Shane Strimple # 57 began racing with VMRA in 2021. Car owner of his 1941 Plymouth is Stephanie, Shane’s wonderful wife. His crew chief is Blake Savinski. Blake is part of three team pit crew, including Aaron and David.

Thank you to Shane’s sponsors:  Aarons Olympic 4×4 and Switch Electric

Robert Rux #88 drives a 1936 Chevy Sedan.  His car is built by himself with Rick Villyard.  He shares ownership with his Wife, Micki.  Micki is his crew chief. Pit crew includes Helen, Les and loving memory of Ken Jackson.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Jeremy Nichols, Devin Eierman, Rick Villyard, and Vince Hose for all your help building my car. And thank you to my wife Micki for all of your continued support and Helen Rose.  Thank you, Les Yeager, for all of our years racing together.

Mike Clother nicknamed ‘Jeckyll & Hyde’ #7 has been racing since 1981 with Demo Derby/Hobby Stock.  Racing in a 1948 Buick. His awesome wife, Jacque is the car owner.  Mike came to Vintage Modified in 1994. He is crew chief and pit crew, a one-man-show.

Thank you to Mikes sponsors:  Rinkel Racing Kevin and Scott. A very special thank you to Mikes awesome wife, Jacque for her continued support and patients.

Mitch Woods #37 began racing in 2004 with Pure Stock.  He came to VMRA in 2021. Mitch is the owner of his 1940 Chevy Coupe.  Pit crew includes Andrew, Riley and family members.  

Mitch’s favorite track is Hermiston. Thank you to all family members for continued support.

Ed Beck #15 came to VMRA in 2019.  He began racing in 1990 with Thunder cars.  He currently races in a 1967 Mustang with a 350 engine. Ed and Becky co-own his car.


Special thanks to Kyle & Opal Trussell and his very sweet wife Becky.

Rick Villyard # 2, began racing with Vintage Modifieds in 2017, but his first racing experience began in 1999 with Street Stocks. He enjoys racing on all tracks. Rick runs a 1947 Ford.  Car owner, the amazing Tina Villyard.  Like Mike Clother, Rick is crew chief and pit crew, a one-man-show.


Thank you to his sponsor Archer Construction INC.   

Kahl Cheth #23 started racing in 2013 with the Hornets class. Started racing with Vintage Modified in 2021. His 1956 Chevy Belair was built by John Woods and Buds Machine shop.

Thank you to Kahl’s pit crew team, Woods Racing, Mitch, Andrew, Riley, Jeremy and Jessie.  A special thank you to his sponsors First Day Electric, Classic Interiors, Buds Machine, Underrated Co, John Woods and Steve Woods.

Devin Eierman #6 has a Six-time Season championship in his 1938 Chevy Coupe. Crew Chief Vince Hose. 

Special thank you to MariAnne his wonderful wife and best supporter. 

Stay tuned as more information comes available. As new members join and driver bios updated this page will grow with more wonderful teams and their families, friends, pit crews and sponsors.


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