This week we’re continuing our two-part interview with Jesse Keen, a race car team owner who had so much to say we just couldn’t limit him to one post. Keen owns Keen Motorsports, LLC and is a co-owner of the family business, Keen Transport, Inc., which operates trucking facilities in seven states. Keen, who is company VP, works out of Keen Transport headquarters in Carlisle, PA.
This year, for the first time in a while, Keen’s team will stick close to home, only racing within a 200 mile radius of Keen’s home base in Central Pa. To do that, he’s got a new driver: Brian Leppo of New Oxford, Penn.
I didn’t pick a driver. I picked a crew chief and driver that I thought would work well together. I can give them the best equipment in the world, but if the crew chief and the driver can’t work well together, we’re not going to win.
Brian and Steve Suchy, the crew chief, have both put in their dues, coming up through the ranks. Steve has been on the World of Outlaws circuit and Brian races with them a lot . But they chose to have fulltime jobs and race in Central Pa. Continue reading →2 COMMENTS | LEAVE A COMMENT