In 1990 Chris Rivas decided to follow his racing heritage as passed on through his dad Ruben, by competing in NHRA Super Comp racing with an eight second front engine dragster. 1995 was the beginning a career in motorcycle racing with a quick path to the pros. Chris' first purpose built race bike was a 1992 Harley Sportster that ended up winning two track championships, an NHRA Div 7 #3 plate and an AHDRA National Runner Up (Western Championship). In 2004 Chris built his first Pro Stock Bike with an S&S engine for the AHDRA and accomplished a Runner Up finish at the first race entered. By the end of the season Chris had earned a National #4 plate and Western Runner Up to the Championship chase. 2005 brought in a whole new level of opportunities and experiences when Chris was signed onto an NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Team. 2005: Made Pro Stock Motorcycle debut; Attended Frank Hawley School of Drag Racing twice; Earned a runner-up finish in Atlanta 2006: Attended 15 races and qualified for seven 2007: Reached two semifinals and earned a then-career-best 11 round-wins 2008: Earned first-ever NHRA Playoff berth; Won three races in the Countdown to 1 to finish second in the final standings; Earned his first career win (Chicago) and went on to win three more races; finished the season 5 qualifying points from the World Championship.
The benefits of the racing experiences and resources Chris has gained in the 20+ years in the industry is evident to our customers through the performance and dependability that is installed on a daily basis at the shop. Some of the worlds greatest engine builders from the NHRA and NASCAR have passed their performance secrets on to Chris and that technology is passed on to every customer that trusts their engine's performance to our shop.