The Good Blogs
Welcome to the big leagues: how to get faster, faster
This was originally posted on jleez.net on June 19, 2015. Someone on Facebook asked me where the post went, so I’m reposting this on one of my current blogs. It’s interesting to see how things changed over the past six years. In the time since I wrote this, Ido has continued to run National events, […]
Born Fast vs. Learned Fast
I fell into a long-winded back-and-forth in one of my Facebook chats where we discussed whether or not it was possible for mere mortals to challenge the driving gods. One friend took the stance that innate talent is what separated the driving aliens from the rest of us, while I argued that it was hard […]
What’s the value of a race car?
Not too long ago, there was an H Production VW Scirocco for sale on Bring a Trailer. I briefly flirted with the idea of bringing it home and scrapping most of my motorsports plans for the year to make a bid for the Runoffs at Indy. The day that the auction was set to end, […]
The story behind my Tail of the Dragon picture
Well, this is a good a story as any, and a nice capstone on the year’s time trials season. I’ve been splitting my motorsports attention between autocross and time trials. My original plans at the beginning of the year were to go to all of the National Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) autocross events […]
The Alcan 5000
These are the Cliff Notes of my Alcan 5000 adventure in the Mustang. I wrote this for my work newsletter, so it’s written for a Ford audience, and it leaves out a lot of the smaller stories and adventures I had on this trip, but it gets to the heart of the fun and is […]
For sale: 2003 Chevy Corvette Z06
This was originally posted on Craigslist. As you can imagine, it garnered a lot of responses from folks. I have added a postscript to this too.