You Are There: Forza Showdown, Epilogue

So, as you may have already seen, I got my shot.
Shawn quit after one day, but I didn't know until I walked into the garage as they were about to film him making the announcement. I walked in to see what the commotion was about and almost immediately heard the news. I'm pretty sure I set a personal best in the vertical … » 3/20/07 12:15pm 3/20/07 12:15pm

You Are There: SpeedTV's Forza Motorsport Showdown, Episode 3

The morning of the second mod day rolled around, and I woke up in a good mood despite the insistent nagging of a low-grade hangover. Bourbon's all fun and games until you arise with a steel band around your skull and Technicolor breath. I grabbed a few cereal bars and an energy drink at the set and looked around for… » 3/14/07 2:00pm 3/14/07 2:00pm

You Are There: SpeedTV's Forza Motorsport Showdown, Episode 2

I stood in the shower the day after the first set of races and tried to loosen up painfully stiff muscles in the hot water. Today was to be a modification day before the autocross and drifting events. What that meant for me so far was that I'd gotten to wake up a little later than usual, which along with a cereal bar… » 3/07/07 2:01pm 3/07/07 2:01pm

You Are There: SpeedTV's Forza Motorsport Showdown

It's official. Any idiot in America can to be on reality TV. I'm proof. I was there the whole time Speed TV was filming the new series, "Forza Motorsport Showdown," which premiered last Thursday (11:00 pm EST). And that's why I'm going to be your guy behind the scenes of the show. Here's how it works. Teams of supposedly … » 2/27/07 12:00pm 2/27/07 12:00pm