Mele Army Logo Boxer Engine Design

Sponsored Teams / Drivers

Owners: Rachel and David Eaton

Race Team Affiliation: Eaton Motorsports

Types of Racing: HPDE, Autocross

Why did you choose MeLe?: 
Mitch would not stop harassing us on all forms of social media so it was an easy choice to give in and end the harassment.


Eaton Motorsports Mele Army Subaru STI Racecar

Owner: John Chiko

Race Team Affiliation: JY Racing

Types Of Racing: Time Attack

Why did you choose MeLe?:
As someone who designs a lot of parts and is constantly searching for solutions I could tell there was plenty of thought put into the design to create a product that would be perfect.


Time Attack Subaru STI Race Car driving on track

Owner: Crystal Stegman

Race Team Affiliation: None

Types Of Racing: SCCA Solo

Why did you choose MeLe?:
I believe in supporting small, local business. By supporting those who show excellent customer service and dedication to their craft it won’t only allow them to succeed but also allow me to begin a partnership that will continue to grow with their success.

Subaru STI SCCA Autocross Racecar with a MeLe mount

Owner: Jon Seaton

Race Team Affiliation: Dash-N-Cars

Types Of Racing: Rallycross

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Met Mitch through a mutual rally friend, and we hit it off. I'm a huge supporter of start up companies and it's rare to meet real rally passionate people making parts for fellow rallyists.

Rallycross Ford Fiesta ST SCCA racecar

Owner: Jonathon "JT" Turner

Race Team Affiliation: Absolution Racing

Types Of Racing: Rallycross

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Jon Seaton aka Dash n Cars showed off his sweet battery mount and smaller battery in his car. I knew I needed one and then my dreams were crushed when I found out like everything else in rally or rallycross, is made for Subaru's... I got a message from one of my racing buddies about some guy asking him if he owned my car. Turns out it was Mitch wanting to make a battery mount for the VW/Audi lineup and the rest is history.

Rallycross Mele Army Volkswagen GTI

Owner: Marck Gatbunton

Race Team Affiliation: The Fun Guys and The Mod Garage

Types Of Events: Car shows

Why did you choose MeLe?:
I wanted to help MeLe by being the first to utilize the lightweight battery mount and odyssey battery, on a high voltage drain air-suspension system.

MeLe Army Show Car Subaru WRX STI

Owner: Dan Hagey (#MeLeRallyWagon)

Race Team Affiliation: Hagster Rally Racing

Types Of Racing: Rally X working toward Rally Sprints and Stage Rally

Why did you choose MeLe?:
I chose MeLe because the first correspondence with Mitch was all I needed. We were on the same page, with the same views and drive to succeed. It was an easy choice. MeLe isn't your normal run of the mill company that you get lost in. You're not a number here. You're a name, your family. This is old school values. MeLe should be the standard when it comes to safety mounts. And I have a feeling they will be.

Hagster Rally Racing Mele Army Subaru WRX Hatch

Owner: Michael Naydcek

Race Team Affiliation: Super Secret Squirrel Racing Team and Road Trip Racing Team RTRT

Types Of Racing: Autocross, Rallycross, HPDE

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Great product design and a significant weight savings in a highly secure package.

Michael Naydcek Mele Army Subaru STI Racecar

Owner: Bill Spencer

Race Team Affiliation: ACH Tuning

Types Of Racing: HPDE

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Because it is a well thought out simple bolt in solution for the heavy OEM battery.

ACH Tuning Mele Army Volkswagen Golf GTI Racear

Owner: Todd Shaner

Race Team Affiliation: MidweST/RS

Types Of Racing: Autocross

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Weight reduction and ease of installation. Added bonus that their customer service is the best I’ve seen in this industry

Midwest/RS Mele Army Ford Focus RS Racecar autocrossing with MeLe Design battery Mount

Owner: Andrew Sell

Race Team Affiliation: Intela Motorsport

Types Of Racing: HPDE

Why did you choose MeLe?:
I chose MeLe, because of the well engineered, strong battery box to replace my 62lbs boat anchor of an OEM battery. The fit and finish is top shelf. 40lbs savings out of the rear of the car.

Intela Motorsport Mele Army Audi Racecar

Owner: Rob and Jennifer Ocker

Race Team Affiliation: Surgeline

Types Of Racing: Hillclimb, Endurance Road Racing

Why did you choose MeLe?:
Recommended by sponsor for weight reduction, space savings, backed by a stellar company who stands by their products.

Surgeline Mele Army Hillclimb Racecar

Owner: Zach Allport

Race Team Affiliation: Auto Mafia Racing

Types Of Racing: Drag Racing

Why did you choose MeLe?:
I was introduced to the company through the owner of Auto Mafia Racing and loved the products and how the company immediately did everything to make my experience perfect.

Auto Mafia Racing Mele Army Mustang Drag Racecar

Owner: Mitch Levy

Race Team Affiliation: Custom Performance Engineering

Types Of Racing: HDPE, Autocross

Why did you choose MeLe?: As an employee of a company that prides itself on producing high quality aftermarket parts in the U.S., I like to practice what I preach by supporting others that do the same. I started talking to Mele after seeing their battery box on Instagram and immediately ordered one for my daily Fiesta ST. After seeing the quality of the product and talking more with the Mele crew, I had to have their rally battery box and have a permanent, sturdy, and lightweight battery mounting solution to replace the hodge podge I had before.  

Custom Performance Engineering Mele Army BMW

Owner: Adam Satzman

Race Team Affiliation: Statzco Motorsports

Types Of Racing: Global Time Attack, HPDE

Why did you choose MeLe?: Mainly because of MeLe's willingness to invest time and effort in to their drivers. We always wanted to work with a company that went above and beyond parts and worked side by side with them and helped create other opportunities to grow.

Statzco Motorsports Mele Army

Owner: Adrianna Anderson

Race Team Affiliation: San Diego Subies

Types Of Events: Car Shows

Why did you choose MeLe?: Why wouldn't I want more space for more fun?! It's a unique design and really functional! I totally feel safe and secure with my mount, not to mention the gentlemen of MeLe are just full of love and pure awesomeness!

San Diego Subies Mele Army

Owner: Omar Gabriel Farias

Race Team Affiliation: StreetRunners_Official, StreetRunners_Maryland

Types Of Racing: Drag Racing

Why did you choose MeLe?: Incredible product, unparalleled customer service. You just can't ask for a better business formula. Plus it's really pretty.

Drag Racing Mele Army

Owner: Ryan Novak

Race Team Affiliation: Novak Racing

Types Of Racing: Time Attack

Why did you choose MeLe?: I like the design and simplicity of maintenance. We can access our battery at any given time without all the tools and time it takes with other brands.

Novak Racing Mele Army

Owner: Nicholas Carl

Race Team Affiliation: CFR Motorsports

Types Of Racing: Time Attack, HDPE

Why did you choose MeLe?: MeLe’s reputation speaks for itself, they produce an awesome product to take a big chunk of weight off the left front. This is huge when talking weight distribution and cross weights when counter balancing the car. The dollar per value is very hard to beat and will result in valuable tenths on track. If you want the best, then you found it.

CFR MotorSports Mele Army

Owner: Chris Pham

Race Team Affiliation: None

Types Of Events: Car Shows

Why did you choose MeLe?: Picked up a battery from a friend and he highly recommended MeLe Design Firm for a mount. Glad I did!

Car Shows Mele Army

Owner: Bradd Kordenbrock

Race Team Affiliation: 034Motorsport

Types Of Events: HDPE, Autocross, Canyon Carving

Why did you choose MeLe?: I was approached by Chris@208performancetuning and he had done the mod to his car. I was initially impressed with the quality and price as well as Mitch's professionalism and immediate responses to questions I had. I had planned on a lighter weight battery but not till down the road because I thought it would be like $1000. MeLe made it easy and much less expensive. Plus the have awesome merch and a sick logo design! Thanks Mitch!

034Motorsport Mele Army