2016 SCCA round 8 at Marina

Went to the SCCA autocross at Marina airport this past weekend. Name of that game was more shock tuning.. When I first setup the shocks, I had the initial settings for the rebound and compression backwards so I wasn’t getting the maximum benefit of the shocks with the compression at full soft and the rebound…

SCCA round 6 co-hosted with AAS

Learned a lot this weekend at the latest SCCA event out at crows landing. This season I have been running the Avon formula Ford racing slicks. According to Roger Krause racing, the Formula continental racers love them for their consistency and ability to take a lot of heat cycles. Auto crossing introduces a different set…

what does 1.2 seconds look like?

So what does 1.2 seconds look like on an autocross course? In this video, the main view is my fastest run, while the picture in picture view is my second run of the day. 2nd run time: 52.493 4th run time: 51.659 Looks like I lost most of the time in the first part of…

2016 spca round 5

Did a little autocrossing down in Marina today with the SCCA. First time driving the car in over a month and it showed.. I really need more seat time in this car to figure out the shock and alignment for the car now. The car has a little push going into the corners, and then…

2016 SCCA round 3

I competed in the latest round of the San Francisco regions SCCA autocross event yesterday. This was the first event with my newly installed Penske 8300 shocks. Overall, the day went pretty well. My first run was trashed due to some dirt or other foreign material in the carburetor, but otherwise the car performed very…

AAS round 14

Today was the final round of the 2015 AAS autocross series at Crows Landing. Fast course, and I had Ben Martinez driving my car for the first time. Ben’s fastest run Ben is a very fast driver and multiple time national champion, so keeping up with him is a challenge. Ben beat my best time…

AAS round 12

Ran with AAS again on Sunday. The car felt really well balanced, but I am still limited by the shocks. Today was the first time that I experienced wheel hop under braking… no bueno.. AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52