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FWD Take Over -Global Time Attack Road Atlanta 2017

By |May 31st, 2017|

For the first time at a Global Time Attack event a fwd not only breaks the long standing record, but tops it off by clenching the fastest overall time. Every year at Road Atlanta it seems to change between who to look out for or what to expect. No matter how many times I’ve tried, my predictions never match the results. With my mind set at the usual Unlimited AWD class taking the best time of the day, I search the list for the players. Seeing Brian Faessler return with his Paul’s Automotive Engineering Ford Mustang and the only Pro/Comp entrant, he was extremely fast last year but just got edged out by last year’s winner Jeff Westhphal driving the hard to beat GST Motorsports Subaru Impreza and LYFE Motorsports Nissan GTR driven by Cole Powelson. So off the bat, I figured if it wasn’t going to be Rick MacPherson with his DBW Motorsports GTR or Tony Szirka and his UMS Tuning EVO, or  just maybe one of the Canadians with their oh so powerful Honda’s might do it. But if I placed a bet as if it where a Vegas sports book I would have lost for sure.  […]

The Speed Ring powered by HKS 2016

By |September 1st, 2016|

The name itself makes you question, what do they mean? I thought about it and figured I’ll look into it later, but surely “The Speed Ring” has a nice tone to it. For me it was a short notice and last minute decision since we were just at the same Auto Club Speedway Fontana venue the weekend before. But with Time Attack mainly in our sights for the past months, we found out that many Global Time Attack Drivers were going to race at this event, along with many others I haven’t seen yet. Even better, the GTA and Formula D staff were collaborating on making this event worth coming attending.  […]

GTA x SLB 2015 – The Gateway Drug to Breaking Records

By |November 20th, 2015|

Not for the fame, but for that time. The one set of numbers that Time Attack Drivers have been working on all year, or for some their whole lives. Either it be an addiction or straight lunacy, Time Attack continues to be a Hot thing right now. I mean, who can blame people for not loving these cars, from the technical things on what works and doesn’t to the beautiful aesthetics of the aero. It’s all eye candy, and every year in our industry, there are always new cars, and new products. While some go with these changes, there are those who practice and rack up seat time rather than change anything. […]