I just got back from the Lucas Oil School of Racing’s two-day basic course at Lime Rock Park. While I have transformed into a driving god (I think), I am exhausted, banged-up, and broken. These are the bruises incurred, and I wouldn’t trade them for the world.
Ever wanted to start your own racing school? Now's your chance, Skip. For $80 grand, you can get four track-prepped Honda Civics, a Volvo semi and a support van. All you need is a team of steel-nerved race instructors, and you're in business.
OK, this isn't really Mr. T, but the picture, taken at the Bondurant driving school, was too good to pass up. Burnouts? Don't gimme no back-talk! Oversteer? Quit yo' jibba-jabba! Grr! You think those are socks? These are socks, fool!
Though slightly more expensive than most of the gifts making our annual "Holiday Gift Guide," a trip to the Skip Barber Racing School is kind of a dream gift. Whether it's just one day of hoonage in a formula 2.0 or a full three days of whipping an MX-5 around Road America, you'll make your significant other forget…