Meet Our Team




Doug Nephew: Co-Founder and Lead Fabricator


  • Specializes in one off fabrications as well as full production run set up and operations
  • 18 Years in Motorsports Fabrication Industry
  • Chassis/Suspension Engineering and Production
  • 6 Years Vocational Instruction in Machining/Welding
  • F1 1990 Brabham BT59 Restoration Project – Lead Fabricator



O.P. Anderson: Fabricator

  • 14 Years Custom Fabrication
  • Studied Industrial Design at Utah Valley University
  • 6 Years Motorsport Experience in Drifting
  • Salt City Drift Organizer
  • Pretends to Speak Russian



Cody “Flash” Perkins: Engineer and Composites Specialist

  • 22 Years of racing experience
  • Bachelors of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah
  • Owner/Operator of
  • CNC Machine programmer/operator for custom performance parts
  • Composite mold design and production experience



John Arthur: Technician

  • EFI University Graduate
  • Formula SAE Expert Advisor on design to several universities
  • Raced Formula Fords and Formula Mazdas
  • Crew Chief/Chief Engineer to several Pro Formula car teams




Jake Kelson: Apprentice

  • Race Technician with GMG Racing Team
  • Apprentice Fabricator
  • Off Road Desert Racing Experience



Jose Mendes: Technician


  • Crew Chief and Spotter for Formula Drift Pro Series for 3 years
  • Experience in Rallycross, Hill Climbs, Pirelli World Challenge and Portugal Touring Car Series
  • Technician on Diesel Touring Cars - Two Time Championship Winning Team
  • Originally from Portugald





Chris Stone: Operations Manager/Driver Coach

  • Degree - Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, A.A.S
  • 2009 Rookie of the Year – Senior Rotax
  • 2009 Selected Driver for the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup
  • 2010 and 2011 State Senior Rotax Karting Champion
  • 2010 RaceCo Formula Mazda Scholarship Winner
  • 2012-2013 Driving Instructor at Ford High Performance Driving School
  • 2013-2015 Operations Manager and Lead Instructor at RaceCo LLC
  • 2016 Professional Driver in the Battery Tender Mazda Global MX-5 Cup

Cole Powelson: Founder of LYFE / Driver Coach