As I prepare to start my 10th year (really) working with NASA Mid-Atlantic, and seventh year behind the wheel on track, it only feels appropriate to give a little nod to the equally-little car that set me down the path of autocross, Hyperdrive, HPDE, Time Trial, and eventually, racing.
2013 Honda Fit on Track: Winter Circuitcross Fun
For motorsport enthusiasts winter is usually a sad time — events are fewer and motivation to get out in the biting cold isn’t there. I was feeling it particularly strong … Read more
Jake’s First Time on Track: November 2008 at Summit Point
Apparently, as part of some SMAD class at JMU my sophomore year, I had a WordPress blog. I forgot about it until this morning, when WordPress emailed me, requesting I change my account password to something stronger.
The blog contents are mostly nothing too special, but I did find this gem, recounting my first-ever time at a Real Live Racetrack in November 2008.
Guest Video: Chasing Down a Mustang and a Porsche at NCCAR
We always love seeing what others are doing with their weekends in motorsport! Jake’s friend Aaron spent a few days turning money into noise and horsepower at the North Carolina Center for Automotive Research (NCCAR). Aaron is a member of the Greater Washington Section of the Mercedes Benz Club of America, and a sister region invited the GWS group down for a weekend of HPDE.
Aaron has progressed through the ranks and now consistently drives in the Advanced group in a variety of Mercedes.