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Updated 5 months 6 days ago
After a several month "Dry" spell of not having track days, the wet weather of the PNW relented for a spell opening up a surprise track weekend in early February at The Ridge Motorsports Park. Not only did the cruddy weather part though, but a bunch...
Updated 6 months 3 weeks ago
So I'm just dumb enough to think that i can sometimes do stuff myself either better or for cheaper. I also just sometimes enjoy the process enough to want to do it myself even knowing I'll get worse results than if I just paid somebody with more...
Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago
So as part of my adventure down south to pick up my Corvette with my new trailer and bring it home, I decided to try and schedule a track day to hit up on my way North. Thunderhill wound up having a weekend long track event which worked out...
Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago
Recently I was posting about my track time at Thunderhill on facebook, and a man exasperatingly wondered how I could possibly afford to do so many track days a year at nearly $4000 a day in cost. I chuckled at what must have been a typo, but the...
Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago
Hello everyone and welcome to the blog section! This wil be my first post in this now reserructed section where I will put infromation about experiences adjacent to all of my other projects. I don't want to bog down other project writings with lots...
Updated 7 months 3 weeks ago
NOTE: There's a lot of non-corvette information in here as I was instructing and I wrote a lot about the instruction. I'm going to be coming back to this article and seperating out the instructing notes from the C5 specific information and...
Updated 8 months 1 day ago
Another track weekend, and more success! The Miata continues to hold up pretty good! Aside from needing to change the front brake pads, the car conintues to go very easy on consumables. The Hankook Ventus RS4 tires continue to show minimal wear but...
Updated 9 months 1 week ago
Coming into the track weekend with the MX5 Miata there really wasn't anything new mechanically to speak of. Tires were still fine, brake pads were without issue, everything was happy on the Miata. We just got straight to the point of shredding it,...
Updated 9 months 2 weeks ago
Unfortunately, this track weekend started out with a headache.I went to pick up my Corvette from where I've been stashing it in California, and sure enough as I backed out of the storage spot we noticed there was a flat tire. A quick inspection...
Updated 8 months 4 weeks ago
There's a lot of information floating around pertaining to the NC Miata and common upgrades and repairs, but very little of it is all captured in one spot. It exists either in community information repeated endlessly on facebook and can be hard to...

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