Archive for May, 2006

Brian O’s Blog


May 13th, 2006 in Blog by

Another week has come and gone and we are yet another day closer to the next event. During this past week we have firmed things up with Show and Go Customs which is the paint shop that will be applying our awesome scheme. We are also anxiously anticipating the arrival of our new trailer custom built to our specs from Vintage Trailers.

In the mean time we have also repaired a few odds and ins on the race car. These include the rerouting and rewiring of both the trans brake and line loc buttons. By the way our team crew shirts have arrived and I was going after a more unique and less traditional look and I feel these new shirts will do just that.

By the way be sure to check out the model search area because we have added some eye candy from the first event as well as the winner of the first leg of the contest, Michelle Woolcott. I’ll be the first to congratulate Michelle because she truly represented both Leadfoot Motorsports and Von Dutch well. Until next time, catch you later. Thanks!

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Brian O’s Blog


May 8th, 2006 in Blog by

The battle scars from the first race of the season consist of a two day trash and one qualifying pass that left a broken throttle cable and no usable data. However, we do know the engine is and will work great for us from the rumble and quick throttle response on my John Force style burnout. Overall the first race was a success because we really did not break anything and the fans reactions to our teams’ presence in the pit area were all well received.

We had many on lookers and just to think our “WOW” paint scheme hasn’t been applied. By the next heads-up event at Milan Dragway on June 2 nd the performance and appearance of the Leadfoot Motorsports clan will be in tip top shape. Just as the first race has wrapped up it’s time to continue the grind and get ready for the next event scheduled for May 27 th. Check back soon and I’ll let you know how things are comin’ or goin’ for that matter. Later!

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Von Dutch / Leadfoot Model Search at Milan Dragway


May 5th, 2006 in News by

‘Brian Olatunji and Leadfoot Motorsports have more up their Sleeves than Raw Horsepower with the Von Dutch / Leadfoot Motorsports Model Search at Milan Dragway’

Milan, MI – Leadfoot Motorsports led by driver Brian Olatunji and primary sponsor Von Dutch Originals has developed a program for the Skinny Kid Race cars heads-up race at Milan Dragway. This program involves the first annual Von Dutch / Leadfoot Motorsports model search. Leadfoot Motorsports will be on hand with some of the most beautiful young ladies in the country to compete for the opportunity to be featured in a Von Dutch ad campaign.

“The Friday night heads-up race is one of the most fun and entertaining nights of drag racing, therefore I decided to work with Von Dutch and Milan Dragway to further enhance these exciting events,” said Olatunji.

Add in the fact there are eight remaining events and this contest is sure to be as hot as a Midwest summer! The next event is scheduled for Friday May 5th, 2006. Leadfoot Motorsports will also have DJ Soko on hand to keep the fans in the pit area entertained in between Brian’s heart stopping ¼ mile runs. For more information about Leadfoot Motorsports and the Von Dutch / Leadfoot Motorsports model search visit www.olaraceway.com. For the hottest merchandise and apparel please visit www.vondutch.com. For more information on Milan Dragway visit www.milandragway.com.

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Brian Olatunji Set to Colorize the Planet with Von Dutch


May 5th, 2006 in News by

‘Brian Olatunji and Leadfoot Motorsports set to Colorize the Planet with the Von Dutch Racing Team at Milan Dragway’

Milan, MI. – Spring training is already over which means it’s time for the real battle to begin. Let’s get ready to rumble…. The Friday night fights at Milan Dragway! Despite limited competition during the 2005 season Brian Olatunji is eager to get back behind the wheel of the Leadfoot Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo sponsored by Von Dutch to do battle. Anxiously anticipating the arrival of the new season the Leadfoot Motorsports team has been hard at work preparing a completely new combination as well as the announcement of a barrage of marketing partners who have joined the Leadfoot Motorsports family.

“The Skinny Kid Race cars heads-up race at Milan Dragway is the ideal venue to debut for our 2006 racing campaign. This is my home track and I look forward to the thousands of fans that I know will turn out to see the fastest door-slammers in the Midwest compete. This venue gives all of my family and friends the opportunity to come out and enjoy what is sure to be a great time,” said Olatunji.

Olatunji and Leadfoot Motorsports are ecstatic about the upcoming season and rightfully so with the addition of Von Dutch Originals as the teams primary sponsor. “Von Dutch is the most awesome company in the world to be associated with. I have to give Kai at Von Dutch credit because he has believed in me and my program from day one. Besides that the apparel represents the true racer and is the hottest on the market!”

Leadfoot Motorsports also has the expertise of Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes and their new “Planet Color” product line on board. “Planet Color has given me my very own color in Purple Olatunji, what more can I say!” Team Leadfoot Motorsports would also like to thank the tremendous support received from Jeg’s, Lucas Oil Products, Toyo Tires, Drive Train Specialists, Split Fire Spark Plugs, Bell Racing and North Channel Graphics. These companies offer the finest in products and services and provide Leadfoot Motorsports with the ingredients for the winning combination.

For more information on Brian Olatunji, Leadfoot Motorsports or any of the marketing partners associated with Leadfoot Motorsports please visit www.olaraceway.com.

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Brian O’s Blog


May 3rd, 2006 in Blog by

Well, you all the count down has officially begun. It is currently HELL WEEK. I don’t mean that in a negative way, however it’s time to dot the I’s and cross the T’s. My team and I are working in fifty different directions, although all going towards the same goal. I am working to get the hero cards printed, team crew shirts produced and most importantly awaiting the engine in the 25th hour from my engine builder for our up coming event this Friday, May 5th. I should have the engine in my possession today. Yes, that’s right two days before the event. I know what you’re thinking… That’s plenty of time, right… Well we still have to plumb the car for the juice (nitrous) so it’s going to take a little time to make sure it is right. However, I have an awesome team and I am confident we will be locked, loaded and ready to tear down that 1320 on Friday. On another note, I hope you are enjoying the site. Zach my webmaster and Leadfoot Marketing are always pushing the envelope and striving to make the site the very best and I am proud to have them in my corner. By the way we have also added some eye candy in the model search area. Enjoy! Thanks again and check back soon. Later!

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