Chris Olney - Lead Prototype Engineer

– Lead Prototype Engineer
– Process Engineer at L.S.Starrett
– Tooling Engineer Knappe & Koester
– Founder of Tigermoth Racing
– BFA Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design

With the introduction to CNC machining at the age of 17 and a love of materials and mechanical systems, Chris dove into the world of radio control race cars. Starting with a few modifications, then advancing to custom drivetrain systems solutions for fellow racers and finally several short production race cars including the LCG V10 touring car. Chris has a drive to push the limits of design and a keen eye for the efficient use of new materials and manufacturing technologies.

He cultivates an intensive 24hr, high precision, rapid prototype mentality to Lit’s chassis, suspension, and component research.