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…

Boondoggle video

I got some video of my last run uploaded.  Unfortunately, I didn’t get my other 3 runs due to some operator errors on my part.   In this video I am launching using the cars launch control.  Its fun to use sometimes when you have the room. This run was sloppy on my part.  I…

The Boondoggle!

Yesterday I went to round 1 of the San Francisco regions SCCA autocross.  The event was held up at oakland coliseum.  Oakland coliseum has a sealed asphalt surface.  It was resealed about 3 years ago and the grip is consistent, but the course can get dirty as the day continues.  It’s not bad, and it…

Autocross isn’t real racing

sigh..    you hear that far too much when you try to talk about this sport.  I’ll be the first to admit that it really isn’t much in the way of motorsports, but the competition is fierce.  People often assume that you need high speeds to get that “sweaty palm” sensation when racing.  What I…