Name: Ed Ochoa
Team Name: Ochoa & Friends Racing (www.welike2race.com)
Nickname: I don't have one but the car has been
labeled the "Skunk" by other team members because
of its colors.
Hometown: Redding, California
Birth Date: 6/25/1963
Occupation: Retired Police Officer/ Current P/T
Family: Wife Kim, daughters Shaleen and Anna
Sponsors: Redding Collision Center, Hartnell
Transmission, Drive Line Service of Redding, Randy's Auto
Color and Big Ray's Auto
Crew Members: Wife Kim, Ray Kafer, and Mark
Racing History (series or street): Bracket raced
at Baylands Dragstrip in the '80's, then started racing again at the Redding
Dragstrip's Street Legal Drags in 2002 as part of a police racing/education program
with the Camaro outfitted with lights, siren and police graphics.
Now it's been changed back to a street type car and I'm just racing for fun.
Class: Mean Street
Car: 1973 Camaro
Future plans for car and or Race Team: Travel and
race in the PSCA
Biggest racing rival(s): My brother-in-law,
Leonard Malitz, who beats me
every time we race.
Racing Accomplishments: Went to the semi-finals at the
1986 Muscle Car Shootout at Baylands in my '69 Camaro with a 4 speed. Now
I have a bad back and consider it an accomplishment if I can just get in the