Archive for Track Events

Viper Near-Hit at VIR

Posted in cars, Track Events with tags , , , on August 12, 2008 by lee76

This video was taken at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) by a driver named Chuck Grafton who was driving his E30 M3 at a Mazda DriverS event.  You’ll notice the Viper without a doubt.  Close one! Click the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb8gKQJQoN4

Great Track Cars

Posted in 'stang, acura, audi, bmw, camaro, cars, competition, ferrari, mitsubishi, porsche, Track Events with tags , , , , , on March 18, 2008 by lee76

I’ve always said, “Need to get out to the track,” or “Gotta go to one of those high performance driving schools the Club does.”  Yeah, yeah.  Well, I did it.  Now I’m addicted.  Here’s the problem, however.  I have a car that cost almost fifty grand, and it would be the only thing in my current sparse stable I could take out to the track that could “hang.” I really don’t want to replace the brakes, the brake fluid, the tires, possibly the rear floor (Mike?), my bank account, my ego, my engine (hey look, anyone is at risk of money-shifting).  So I’ve been looking for a track car.  Something that can be modified with a proper roll cage if I get that that far into it; something that I won’t care if I ding up.  My results are set forth below, and they are just off the top of my head.  Feel free to add more cars via “comments”: Continue reading