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Something seen this past weekend at a car meet Something seen this past weekend at a car meet

Look! It’s a 1967 MG GT. This is not a car you see every day. What’s that on teh fender?

More gratuitous Mustang More gratuitous Mustang

One of these is stock, the other is... well.. not...

Gratuitous Mustang pic Gratuitous Mustang pic

Yes, this is me on track, just because I am still having so much fun with this car...

I. am. not. happy. I. am. not. happy.

Today started off as a pretty good day. It’s miraculously not a million degrees in Texas today, and the sun is shining. I’m off work until Friday night, so I went out to run errands this afternoon. I found Premium Gas at a Mobil station ($2.999/gal) so filled up. Headed over to the touchless car wash I have a…

Some videos to share - from CoTA last week Some videos to share - from CoTA last week

This first one is a clean lap of the track from the first session.

Tales from Track Night at Circuit of the Americas Tales from Track Night at Circuit of the Americas

This past Wednesday I went out and did the SCCA “Track Night in America” at COTA! It was an awesome time on track and there were a lot of cool cars to look at and cool drivers to talk to! The Ecoboost was nimble on track and held most of the corners in 4th gear without issue, pulling hard all the way to 6500 RPM…

Houston flooding and family rant... <updated> Houston flooding and family rant...

Corvette for your time...

Of course we get a hurricane now... Of course we get a hurricane now...

I’m supposed to get some track time out at Circuit of the Americas on Wed, but this stupid storm might mess that up. If they cancel, they had better refund my $175, that’s all I have to say...

Dirty cars and bald tires... Dirty cars and bald tires...

My 18 year-old daughter came to see me this past weekend. Her mom lives in Houston and I’m in Austin, so we see each other when we can, which is more often once school starts (she’s a sophomore at UT Austin).

Autocross from yesterday - with video Autocross from yesterday - with video

Overall it was a good day, though it was over 100 for most of it. I completely spaced on my first run and didn’t start the camera, then had issues with it later on, so lost my 3rd run. It was a super fast course with a lot of guys hitting their rev limiter in 2nd on the back slalom.

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