Our Team

Northshore Raceworks is a Michigan-based off-road race team competing in Ultra4 / King of Hammers, Best in the Desert and Score. We compete in the 4400 unlimited class and race across the country. Our team is built of industry experts and passionate off-road enthusiasts with a proven record on and off the track.

Our Ultra4 Car

Car Specifications


Team Members

Chris Paiva

Driver/Co-Driver, Fabricator, Engineer, Mechanic

As a third generation Ford engineer, I grew up a gearhead. As soon as I could walk, my dad had me shagging tools and soon I’d be helping him work on cars, motorcycles, lawn mowers… if it had wheels, I was in. It wasn’t until my senior year...

Tad Dowker

Driver/Co-Driver, Fabricator, Engineer, Mechanic

My love of four-wheeling and motorsports came at a young age; I still fondly remember family outings with my Dad’s Jeep. These outings would often be coupled with other outdoor activities such as camping, fishing or hunting. I was always...

Dave Williams

Crew Chief, Fabricator, Mechanic

My interest in anything dealing with physics or mechanics started early with the disassembly of family lawn mowers and building cars out of wood scraps to race downhill. Nothing was safe from this eight year old’s fury of spinning wrenches...

Tim Smigowski

Fabricator, Engineer, Mechanic

My passion for 4 wheeling and racing started at a young age when my parents joined a local four-wheel drive club. Growing up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, any free time was spent wrenching on trucks and abusing them in the...

Andy Eustice

Engineer, Mechanic

As a kid you have certain bucket list adventures that you want to accomplish. So far I have been able to check off two of those items and I look forward to adding more in the coming year. The first was a cross country adventure from Northern Michigan...

Partners & Sponsors

For sponsorship inquiries, contact us at sponsors@northshoreraceworks.com or call Chris at 248-231-2607

Race Schedule

Northshore Raceworks will be participating in four Ultra4 races and numerous static displays during the 2020 race season.