A Racing Team is Born

Soon to be at its new home with our new yet-to-be-named race team.

Soon to be at its new home with our yet-to-be-named race team.

What happens when you want to go racing and you’ve been on a 7-year break from your favorite pastime because of real-life responsibilities, but you happen to have a handful of local race-loving friends in the same situation? Well, that’s how a racing team is born! [Read more…]

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Lockton Motorsports HPDE Insurance

Porsche 996 GT3 - Lockton Motorsports HPDE InsuranceThere’s a saying when it comes to driving on track, whether it’s racing or an HPDE (High-Performance Driving Event): It’s not a matter of if you’ll wreck, but when. It’s almost inevitable, unfortunately, but the severity can range anywhere from a bent wheel all the way up to completely totaled car, or even death. It’s a fact that many choose to ignore, but that doesn’t make it any less true. [Read more…]

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Michelin Pilot Super Sport: Review

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Photo courtesy of Ryan McManama @ Rollingstockphoto

We’re in the middle of some rather exciting times in the automotive world.  Car manufacturers are having an all-out horsepower war that’s almost frightening—if you have to occasionally ride right seat at subsonic speeds anyway.  Tire manufactures haven’t hesitated to wage war against one another either. [Read more…]

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HJC Si-12: Lightweight Brain Bucket

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As the saying goes, “How much is your head worth?” Don’t skimp on the safety equipment.

More often than not, expiration dates on safety gear can be a real pain. Sometimes, however, they can be a blessing in disguise. [Read more…]

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Curves: Soulful Driving

Dream RoadsWhile there’s no hiding the fact that I love cars, it’s not always just the mechanical, technological, aural or aesthetic aspects I love most.  In fact, depending on the car, any one of those aspects falls a distant second to the one thing I love most about cars… Driving them. [Read more…]

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GRAND-AM: No Place Like Home

Kansas Speedway recently finished up testing at their new road course and just announced that the trio of GRAND-AM Road Racing, Rolex Sports Car Series and Continental Sports Car Challenge Series will lay down their first layer of rubber the weekend of Aug. 16-17, 2013.  

Anyone who’s experienced August in the Midwest will appreciate the fact that this will occur under the lights.  

Sports car racing at night and KC BBQ?  I’m there!

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