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…

SCCA slush series round #2 – 2015

Here is my best run for the second slush series with the SCCA down in marina. Wasn’t a bad course, it drove better than it looked while walking the course. I was only 6 tenths out of first, and I am on old dead tires. So it wasn’t too bad. SCCA slush series round #2…

who I am and why I’m here

I am a software engineer by trade and I am always looking for new opportunities. Blogging has become a way for me to demonstrate the skills that I have as a developer. That is the clean cut, chiseled response for today’s blog.  I have been working on this blog for a while now.  I think…

Swift DB1 vs Swift FB 91

At the last autocross I attended with the SCCA, I met a fellow CM competitor who normally road races his Swift DB1 in the regional SCCA club races showed up at the event to run a few laps.  While in the pits we had the opportunity to compare cars. It’s really interesting to compare these…